(Last Updated on : 11/06/2012)
Snorkelling in India is mainly undertaken during holiday seasons where friends and families can be involved in the excitement. The elderly and children can have fun time on the beautiful sandy beaches. Unpolluted by litters, the sea green, blue and turquoise waters of its seas and oceans present the remarkable view of the Coral Sea beds which beckon you to don you wet suit.
The array of aquatic life also adds to the enjoyment and delight. For the purpose of snorkelling and scuba diving there are certain items that are necessary for the purpose, which can be helpful for successful execution of the same. Apart from proper guidance and help from trainers, these gears are also pretty much necessary in order to have a successful water sport experience.
Major Gear for Snorkelling in India
One of the important features of dry snorkel is dry top mechanism that shuts off and also keeps the water out when it is submerged. Among the dress or attire that is used or crucial during snorkelling, the first option that can be opted here is the Chammyz - which is the unique chamois fabric that is thick, soft and quick in drying. It is made from recyclable material; the durable, natural chamois fibre protects diver`s body from wind-chill and sun exposure. Lifeguards, divers, surfers, swimmers, skiers, boaters and beach lovers wear Chammyz.
General Tips Followed in Snorkelling
If one is on adventure expedition, there are certain points that he/she must keep in mind. One should always look to weight correctly before snorkelling and also develop the ability for controlled floating, so that to float away from coral and reef animals.
For people who beginners, snorkelling techniques away from coral and dive over sand is necessary in order to master the art of floating.
If a person gets tired with snorkelling then it is better to avail the option of rest station where necessary. And touching anything with the fins must be avoided at every possible step.
During the process of adventure sport, it is always important to remember that all the animals must be watched without touching them. Chasing or attempting to grab a free swimming animal must be avoided at every possible point.