• Octopus Regulator: A regulator has an instrument console, two demand valves, BC connector hose and a first stage.
• Maldivian Laws forbid diving without octopus regulators. So it is better to carry extra regulators in case of need.
• Weight Belts and Weights: Weight belts are used for countering positive buoyancy.
• Fins: Fins are used to propel the diver through the water.
• Tanks: For diving, mainly single high-pressure tanks are used in the modern times.
• Buoyancy Control Devices (BCD): Buoyancy control devices (BCDs) help you to control your buoyancy. They are inflatable bags styled in the form of jackets.
• BCDs are used to increase or decrease your buoyancy in a controlled manner. You can maintain neutral Buoyancy in this way.
• Mask: The mask provides a diver with a window and air space in front of the eyes, helping him to have a clear sight underwater.
• Snorkels: Snorkels are used for breathing on the surface.
• Torches: It is always best to carry torches along as they light up dark places like caves. In addition, they also reveal true colour underwater.
• Dive Slate: Often used for exchanging messages, underwater.
• Compass: Compass helps you to determine your navigation underwater.
• Depth gauge: Helps determine your depth.
• Pressure gauge.
• Dive Knife: A dive knife is an important piece of equipment as it helps you to protect yourself against predatory fishes and sharks. It can also be used as a tool.
• Booties: Booties provide you with protection and warmth