Stage 1: In its simplest form the suit is a vest-sleeved, short-legged jumpsuit with Hawaiian print and plastic lei.
Stage 2: Velcro seals at the shoulders and hips are broken to release long sleeves and trouser legs.
Stage 3: Velcro pouches at the wrists and ankles are opened to release gloves
Stage 4: Velcro seals in the gloves and moccasins are broken, extended, and sealed with the sleeves and trouser legs.
Stage 5: A Velcro pouch behind the neck is opened to release a hood and a Velcro pouch in front of the neck is opened to release a bib and cutlery.
Stage 6: A Velcro seal near the front of the hood is broken to release a brim and Eskimo-style slit goggles.
Stage 7: Draw strings near the breast pocket and elbows are pulled to inflate a life jacket and water wings, forming a float coat.
Stage 8: Velcro seals on the dorsal side of the gloves and on the sole of the moccasins are broken to release flippers.