Weight Belt Buyer’s Guide

Summary:

Weight Belts

A weight belt is an essential piece of equipment as well. A common misconception is that a weight belt is only worn by SCUBA divers, but they are very important to free divers as well. The different sizes and types of wetsuits, as well the ever varying body types that go in them, all have various impacts on the buoyancy of the diver. It is ideal for a diver to be neutral when submersed, but neutral buoyancy (will not float up or sink deeper) usually cannot be achieved without the addition of weight. The most common method of…

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