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Old 08 September 2006, 15:49   #21
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I'm sort of thinking I might like to try diving at a later date, so a neoprene diving one might make sense. Need to stop pouring money into the boat first though, before the piggy bank recovers enough to think about diving kit

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Old 08 September 2006, 22:58   #22
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Originally Posted by AndrewH
Yeah, very important. The last thing you want if you have the misfortune to go upside down in the water is having all the air at your feet. Makes getting your head up again a whole load more interesting



A set of ankle weights might help.(though you might need to wear a lifejacket too to be on the safe side)

I'd look at a membrane diving drysuit and woolly bear if you fancy using it for both-they cost more but are lighter for use out of water and IMO quite a bit tougher than neoprene suits.
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