SDI Drysuit Courses


Experience the comfort and versatility of drysuit diving – enroll in the SDI Drysuit Diver Course at Saguaro Scuba and dive into a new world of underwater exploration.

Students Must Provide or Purchase a Drysuit.

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Product Description

Dive into drysuit diving with SDI Drysuit Courses at Saguaro Scuba. Learn crucial skills in a safe, controlled setting, mastering buoyancy and comfort techniques. Our skilled instructors will guide you every step of the way, ensuring you’re ready for exciting underwater exploration. Both the SDI Drysuit Workshop and Certification Course start with a 4-6 hour eLearning session. Then, experience hands-on pool training where you’ll learn to dive confidently in a drysuit. The certification class includes two lake dives for real-world experience. Join us and discover the wonders of drysuit diving today!

Topics covered in the SDI Drysuit Courses include:

  • Types of drysuits: Explore various drysuit types like shell, neoprene, and crushed neoprene.
  • Seal types: Understand different seal options and their benefits.
  • Key features: Learn about the different features offered on drysuits. Some of the most important include self-donning, rear entry, warm neck collar, and relief zipper.
  • Insulation gear: Utilize close-cut, compression-resistant undergarments for warmth.
  • Key components: Learn about valves, inflators, and deflators for drysuit function.
  • Maintenance tips: Master cleaning, zipper care, and minor repairs for suit upkeep.
  • Emergency response: Acquire procedures for handling malfunctions or emergencies efficiently.
  • Dive planning: Consider drysuit specifics when planning dives to make your dive a success.
  • Donning techniques: Learn proper techniques for wearing and adjusting drysuits.
  • Buoyancy check: Ensure correct weighting and buoyancy control for comfortable diving.
  • Emergency procedures: Familiarize yourself with responses to drysuit malfunctions or emergencies.
  • Safety stop and exit: Follow standard protocols for concluding dives safely in a drysuit.
  • Log dives: Record essential dive details for personal tracking and analysis of drysuit dives.

For more information about the SDI Drysuit Courses, click here.

SDI Standards and Procedures

Interested in diving deeper? The SDI Drysuit certification counts towards a single specialty rating to achieve the SDI Advanced Diver Development program.

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Full Return Policy For Saguaro Products

New Product Returns: Your purchase can be returned within 90 days for a hassle-free exchange or refund provided that the merchandise is in its original saleable condition, in original packaging, and with the original receipt. Returns without the original receipt will be made at Saguaro Scuba Inc.’s discretion. Buyer will pay for return postage (except in cases of warranty). A refund will be issued within 2 business days of receiving the item(s) if the item(s) is deemed to be in returnable condition. Specific details and exceptions are as follows:

Product Exchanges: Saguaro Scuba does not offer product exchanges. Products must be returned (subject to Saguaro Scuba Inc.’s return policy) and replacement items purchased in a new transaction.

Regular Stock Product Returns: Regular stock products can be returned within 90 days of purchase to Saguaro Scuba Inc. There is no restocking charge when returning regularly stocked merchandise.

Special Order Product Returns: Special order items can only be returned within 90 days of purchase and are subject to a 20% restocking fee. All special order items will be clearly labeled both individually and on the shopping cart page for easy identification.

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