Drysuit Specialty Course
The Dry Suit Diver specialty course is a two-day program designed to give you experience and confidence in diving with a dry suit. The course includes one day in the pool and one day in the ocean. Here is the breakdown of the costs associated with the course:
Specialty Course Fee: $250
Dry Suit Manual: $40
Dry Suit Rental: $99 per dive day (includes undergarments)
Pool Entry Fee: $30
Boat Trip to either Catalina Island or the Channel Islands: $180
Please note that the total cost will depend on the number of dive days you choose. The specialty course fee and manual cost are fixed, while the dry suit rental, pool entry fee, and boat trip will vary based on the number of days you require. Typically, the course is completed in one pool and one ocean day.
Optional: Dry suit purchase ~$1600-2800. We order custom dry suits from DUI. Please allow up to 4 months for the whole process to complete.
If you decide to proceed with the course, you can conveniently add to cart on this page. Once added to cart, head to our dive calendar to schedule your preferred dates for the pool session and the ocean trip.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Why learn to dive in a drysuit?
Drysuit is not just a professional equipment for extreme condition places anymore, but it is also great item for divers who want to keep warm temperature of their body. However, in order to be dry-suited, you must need additional knowledge and skills different from wetsuits. So, divers must take this drysuit specialty course to use the drysuits.
Also, you will learn about many different styles of drysuits (e.g. front zipper vs. rear zipper), materials (e.g. neoprene, vulcanized rubber, butyl) and appropriate choices of interior or exterior accessories.