• SSI Open Water Instructor briefing his OWD students before confined water training
  • SSI Wreck Specialty Instructor teaching a dive of the Wreck Specialty Course
  • SSI Divemaster Instructor teaching supervision in open water to Divemaster candidates
  • SSI Advanced Open Water Instructor training Master Divers on using underwater Scooters
  • SSI Dive Control Specialist Instructor teaching confined water to SSI Open Water Diver Students

SSI Dry Suit Diving Specialty

"When the shows become longer, the days shorter and the water gets colder - then the time for Dry Suit Diving has come."

SSI Dry Suit Diving Specialty Instructor

If you want to dive during the fall and winter in the colder climates, DRY SUIT DIVING is the course you should take. Visibility at these times of the year is usually excellent so it's a great time to get out there.

In your DRY SUIT DIVING program you will learn about the advantages of dry suit diving, different suits, valves, underwear and dry suit accessories.

During the 2 mandatory dives you will apply correct dry diving techniques and demonstrate the correct care and maintenance of a dry suit.

Course Content:

  • Why Dry Suits?
  • Types of Dry Suits
  • Dry Suit Valves
  • Underwear Selection
  • Dry Suit Accessories
  • Dry Suit Techniques
  • Maintenance of Dry Suits
  • Dry Suit Repairs

The primary goal of any SSI Specialty course is to teach you important skills in a fun environment. All courses are taught using home study, short academic sessions, and in-water training.

Combine other specialties while taking the DRY SUIT DIVING course! EQUIPMENT TECHNIQUES or WRECK DIVING are great add ons. The possibilities are limitless!