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What is a Purge Mask?

When scuba divers are on the hunt for a scuba mask, they have to choose from a range of brands, styles and basic features. Since the right mask is pivotal to keep the water out of your nose, keep your vision clear and make you feel comfortable in the water, this is a very important […]

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What is a Polarized Dive Mask?

A dive mask is an essential component of any scuba diver’s gear. Apart from keeping the diver from inhaling salty water, it also allows them to clearly focus on the water and everything in it. Every now and then, new types of dive masks are manufactured to help the diver see better and feel more […]

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Measuring Depth with a Dive Computer

Do you ever wonder how deep the ocean is? When you sink into the surface and enter into the blue world, it seems like an endless abyss that could go on forever. Well, the ocean may seem like a fantasy world. Scuba diving itself requires great skill and the right equipment. This includes a dive […]

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Scuba Diving Regulator Buying Guide

A lot of scuba gear is very technical and the most technical of them all are your regulators. Well, besides your personal diving computer that is. Your regulator should also be one of the first pieces of gear you purchase. Why? Well, how do you feel about using a mouthpiece that others have used and […]

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Best BCD for Women

BCD’s traditionally had been designed for men. This often made them uncomfortable to wear for women even if they used small sized versions. Over the years more and more labels introduced BCD’s specifically designed for women. Usually, they differ in length, width of shoulder straps, cummerbund, etc. To get a better idea on which criteria […]

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Scuba BCD Buying Guide

A BCD (Buoyancy Control Device or short BC) is one of the essential pieces of dive equipment there is. You can rent it in dive stores or simply get your own. As it is one of those parts of equipment that could end up a bit of adjustments to fit perfectly right, it does make […]

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How to find the Best Full Face Dive Masks

Full face diving masks have, until recently, been something that only commercial divers would use. They are becoming increasingly popular in the recreational diving space, however. Today, even casual divers can enjoy the comfort and convenience of diving with a full-face mask. Here is a quick look at some of the most popular consumer-grade full-face […]

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How to Clean and Maintain Your Dive Computer

Diving is an exciting and magical experience. But since we’re not native to the sea, we have to be well-equipped with the right items to have a successful dive. One such piece of equipment is your dive computer. Your dive computer is one of the key components needed for your dive. It tells you how […]

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Choosing the Best Scuba Travel Fins

Have you ever been awestruck at how effortlessly fish float through the water? The only real movement is the delicate fluttering of their fins. If you’ve ever experienced the pleasure of being a part of their blue world, you know that the fins you use are what help you push around through the water as […]

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Scuba Fin Buying Guide

Scuba dive fins are an essential piece in the puzzle of getting all your dive gear. They are essential pieces of equipment whether you scuba dive, snorkel or free dive. For all three sports you need fins to propel yourself through the water. Fins make it easier and reduce the effort that is required to […]

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Best Snorkel Vest Reviews – Buyers’ Guide

Looking at a snorkel vest, you immediately think of a life jacket. Yet, there are profound differences between the too. The purpose of a life jacket is to keep you afloat until you can be rescued. The design of a snorkeling vest also allows you to float, but foremost it gives you control over your […]

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Cressi Leonardo vs. Suunto Zoop Novo

Comparing the Suunto Zoop Novo with the Cressi Leonardo ​Both the Cressi Leonardo and the Suunto Zoop Novo are dive computers designed for the beginner diver. They are affordable and provide a set of capabilities that matches the entry-level diver. When we talk about ‘limited’ functionality then please know that many divers will never need […]

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Cressi Leonardo vs. Giotto

Comparing the Cressi Leonardo and the Giotto Cressi designed two dive computers themselves: Leonardo and Giotto. While the Leonardo targets the entry-level market, the Giotto targets pretty much any experience level in the recreational diving market. After giving them a first glance, you see they have quite a few differences. And no, that’s not only […]

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Shearwater Research Teric Dive Computer Review

Computer technology has brought significant developments in diving safety, performance, and convenience–advancements symbolized by the sleek, Bond-like multi-purpose computer wristwatch. The future is here, and it’s under warranty. Do have a closer look at the Shearwater Teric dive computer when you’re in the market for finding the best diving computer for your scuba needs! As […]

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