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|8||What is the minimum divers need for exposure protection when diving the Grotto?|
For maximum comfort and safety, divers should wear a minimum of a full-length 7/5 mm wet suit when exploring the Grotto.
Among the very first things new divers learn is that water conducts heat away from the body as much as 25 times faster than air does. Nevertheless, divers routinely attempt diving places like the Grotto in what can only be described as woefully inadequate exposure protection.
Trying to dive the Grotto in a 3 mm jumpsuit or 2 mm shorty is like going out in near-freezing temperatures wearing nothing but a t-shirt and shorts.
Think about your divers’ safety and enjoyment. Insist they wear adequate exposure protection.
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