Do you dive with a dive skin?

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asked Jul 17, 2017 in Scuba Diving by Jillian Myers (708 points)
When you dive, do you always wear some sort of a dive suit?

8 Answers

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answered Jul 17, 2017 by cquade7 (3,269 points)
I always wear something, even if its a thin suit, I just like having an extra layers, just in case I run into some jellyfish.
commented Jul 17, 2017 by Jillian Myers (708 points)
I do too, never know what you may run into
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answered Jul 18, 2017 by NinjaShark (3,775 points)
yes, at the very least I always wear a rash guard. It's just a layer of protection from the elements, and can help avoid Jelly stings... and i think i'm most scared of jelly fish... sharks, i'll swim with any day... jellys... not so much. I'm too worried they are all box jelly's lol
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answered Jul 18, 2017 by George1224 (5,147 points)
In warm tropical waters I wear Sharkzen preformance shirt and rash guard shorts. In water colder than 80 degrees I wear a 3 mil full wet suit. In water colder than 70 degrees I wear a 5 mil wet suit. In water colder than 60 degrees I stay home and take a nap.
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answered Jul 18, 2017 by hurfish (3,024 points)

CA diver so simply yes! I tend to need a bit more than a skin. I do wear a rash guard under my wetsuit.

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answered Jul 23, 2017 by Ratfish (455 points)
Very rarely do I dive with out at least a rash guard on.
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answered Jul 24, 2017 by Cvet (3,369 points)
After diving in Florida where there are fire coral and other things that itch, burn and string. I always wear a skin.
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answered Jul 25, 2017 by scubagirlie (613 points)
I always wear at least a thin skin (Dive Goddess)and I wear this under my wetsuits as it makes them easier to don.

I wear the skin as protection from jelly fish, fire coral and diving wrecks where there is a chance of scraping against the metal.
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answered Aug 5, 2017 by Sascharay (133 points)
I get cold easy, especially after my 3rd dive of the day, so, I wear a full wet suit even in 80+F waters
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