There are tips that you should learn and take into account before you start your diving activities and use a snorkel for the first time. Diving and wearing a snorkel can be a great and enjoyable experience when done properly and following some guidelines. You might experience problems if your don’t follow the basics, and spoil the whole diving and snorkeling experience.
Your snorkel and diving equipment should be given importance when you plan a diving activity. A diving mask that fits your face properly is very important to have. You also need a defogging solution to your diving mask to avoid fogging problems while you dive.
When buying a new diving mask and a snorkel, you should pay attention to the way it fits your face. The mask must fit perfectly; otherwise water might enter into it and become a big problem. There should be no problem attaching the snorkel to the mask. It is not the proper mask that is too wide or too narrow for your snorkel to be properly attached to it.
With the use of the snorkel, you can still breathe while snorkeling and that is why this is a very important equipment for snorkeling and diving. Snorkels come in many different types. There are snorkels that keeps water out of your mouth along the tube and it has valves that can do that; these are the semi dry snorkels. If you want to go underwater to observe marine life more closely, you should choose a snorkel that will prevent water from coming in the tube. There are also plain and simple snorkels or purge types that you need to blow if water goes inside. Big and bulky snorkels usually have special features in them, and this is ideal for the more advanced snorkeler.
Some people snorkel using fins and this can be a part of your snorkel complementary equipment. You should choose fins that fit perfectly and they should be comfortable to wear. It is important that fins adapt to the type of activity you will be doing. Fins should not let you lose mobility so make sure that the fins fit properly and adjust to your fit size.
It is important for a successful snorkeling or diving activity that you feel right. While using your snorkel in the water, you should feel relaxed and comfortable to really enjoy your diving or snorkeling activity. If you are scared of using a snorkel or scare of being in the water, then you cannot have real fun doing this activity.