A buddy line in scuba diving is a strap that physically tethers two scuba divers together underwater to avoid separation in low visibility conditions. A buddy line is even more important and is used more often on low visibility drift dives, as there’s more risk of being split apart in a current.
The type of scuba diving safety equipment you use will depend on the type of diving you do, but you should consider adding a DSMB, depth gauge, dive tables, a dive watch, a marine rescue GPS device and a tank banger as safety equipment to most dives.
You can scuba diving Myrtle Beach with two companies including Coastal Scuba in North Myrtle Beach and Express Watersports in South Myrtle Beach. Myrtle Beach scuba diving includes diving on wrecks and artificial reefs with depths from 9-43 metres (30-140 ft) for beginners to advanced divers.
There are around 40 species of shark at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but the most common sharks found off this coast of the USA include spinner sharks, sand tiger sharks, sandbar sharks, bull sharks, blacktip sharks, tiger sharks and great white sharks.
Myrtle Beach isn’t very good for snorkeling, as the visibility is terrible due to the agitation of the water cause by wave action and large tidal swings. What adds to the murky water is the many rivers that feed into the sea in this area, which would make your snorkeling adventure disappointing.
The Red Sea Brothers shark attack by an oceanic whitetip shark on a scuba diver is very rare and could’ve been prevented. The Brothers shark attack could have been avoided if the diver was vertical in the water, kept his eyes on the shark and joined a group of divers to be intimidating to the shark.