We would like to introduce you to Dave, who has recently joined the team here at Hammond. So you can find out a little more about those who make and repair your drysuit we hope you enjoy the following Q&A.
Job Title: Drysuit Technician.
I carry out wet pressure tests or seal replacements on all makes of drysuits coming in for repair. I also assist in fitting seals and performing the ‘finishing’ touches to a new drysuit that has been ordered.
How long have you been diving: Over 12 years
Favourite place to dive: Anywhere where the visibility is more than 2 meters
Favourite part of the job: Varied work in a happy environment
Part of the job you try to avoid: Getting wet during a wet pressure test!
One thing you didn’t know about Hammond Drysuits: The range of drysuits available. I didn’t realise there were so many different watersports
Hammond Pro Elite Drysuit
TCW twin bladder wing with AP diving
Twin Poesiden cyklon regs for twin set
Suunto Vyper Dive Computer (x2)
2 x Mahone Reels
Aquatec 10’ emergency mother buoy
Emergency pocket containing
Net cutter - scissors, spare mask and 3m buddy line