Dive Deep With SCUBA Embroidered Patches

Another popular sport for embroidered patches is SCUBA diving. The acronym stands for Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus, and the underwater diving sport has millions of enthusiasts, many of whom display an embroidered patch with the SCUBA flag, a simple field of red with a diagonal white stripe. Actual SCUBA flags are displayed on a float above the water to alert other boaters that there are divers in the vicinity. The simple graphic has become the universal symbol of the diving fraternity.

Divers are eager travelers, willing to travel to the far corners of the globe in search of underwater adventure. Many diving destination promote themselves with embroidered patches proudly proclaiming the names of a diving resort or country where SCUBA is a popular tourist attraction.

Divers display embroidered patches from places they have visited, often sewing them on gear or an equipment bag or favorite jacket. Many a diving story-telling session has been initiated by one enthusiast seeing an embroidered patch of a mutually visited site on another diver’s gear.

Another outlet for SCUBA diving embroidered patches is from diving gear and equipment manufacturers. Colorful patches are a great and inexpensive way to promote their products. Virtually all of the major diving equipment manufacturers distribute patches, available with a purchase of gear or sold individually.

The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) offers a wide range of diver certification courses, and many graduates showcase their accomplishments with embroidered patches displayed on dive bags and other gear. Even the diving professionals have patches to show which courses they are certified to teach. Various dive specialties are also signified with patches.

Learn more about embroidered patches from the Chicago Embroidery Co. at http://www.c-emblem.com or call 312-664-4232 to get information about placing a custom embroidered patch order.