Equipment Necessary to take our SCUBA Certification Course

All students are required to provide their own necessary equipment for the SCUBA course. It must consist of SCUBA quality components, appropriate for the areas you will be diving (Consult our store before you buy). This equipment should include: Mask, Fins, Snorkel, and Scuba Boots.  Let our trained staff assist you in choosing a SCUBA quality package that will fit you properly and will suit your individual needs.  A one time 10% discount on this equipment is available to those who have booked a scheduled SCUBA course with NEBS.

NAUI Educational System 


The most comprehensive education system on the market today. It includes Textbook, Workbook, DVDs, CDs, Dive Tables, Logbook, Decals and a pen & pencil set.

Open Water Equipment Rental

Students are required to either rent or purchase their Scuba equipment for Open Water Training at the end of the course.  Students enrolled in our course will receive a 10% discount from NEBS for any checkout gear purchases made within 90 days of the completion of their SCUBA course.   Rental gear is also readily available for students to use for their checkout dives at the posted rental rates.

Rental Equipment includes:

  • Wetsuit

  • Regulator w/ gauges or computer

  • 2 Tanks

  • Buoyancy Compensator ( BCD )

  • Weights

Equipment you will need to provide:

  • Mask

  • Snorkel

  • Fins

  • Scuba Boots

  • Hood

  • Gloves

Optional Equipment:

  • Jugs of hot water to warm your wetsuit and to rinse gear off after dives

  • Mask Defogger

  • Neoprene Mask Strap – These straps help prevent your hair from getting tangled in your strap. They also float, keeping you from losing your mask.

  • Gear bag- Keep all of your equipment organized in a mesh gear bag designed specifically for SCUBA equipment