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Hello fellow divers! We are glad to have you on board. You’ll find all of our scuba diving related posts in this section. Browse and read! But, most importantly: Get Into The Water!

Open-Heel vs Full-Foot Scuba Diving Fins

We already had a look at the differences in fins with regards to the paddles. You can get split fins or regular (paddle) fins based on your preferences and where you intend to dive. Full-Foot vs. Open-Heel Scuba Dive Fins Another distinguishing factor for dive fins is whether they are open-heel or full-foot fins. Both have their […]

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What can you use a Dry Box for?

Dry boxes have many uses. Not only for diving or snorkeling but pretty much for anything where you want to protect something from the outside condition. What can you protect? When it comes to diving or snorkeling then you usually want to protect electronics and valuables from the water. This could be your car keys, […]

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How Good Scuba Fins Impact your Diving

Have you ever thought that the most important property of a good dive fin would be its color scheme? No? Good. Unfortunately, quite a few other divers seem to think that they should buy scuba gear based on it looking good, giving boasting rights, or just have a pretty color. That certainly is also true for scuba […]

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Tips for Underwater Videography and Photography

Underwater videography is a tricky business. You’re working in extremely variable conditions, with many of your faculties inhibited, and only one chance to get the perfect footage. Yet, documenting the experience is such an incredible accomplishment. It has the power to solidify memories, bring you closer to your partners in adventure, and inspire others to […]

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Recreational vs Technical Diving

You always hear the terms recreational and technical diving. But what do they mean? What do they stand for? Are they that clearly to differentiate? What are the Differences Between Technical and Recreational Scuba Diving? Most people will think that diving is just diving and probably can understand the difference between a sport diver and […]

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XS Scuba Switch Mask Review

You know the secret to a great underwater video with your GoPro camera? You use lens filters to improve the color in the video. And that’s not just a little improvement in the colors, it’s a dramatic change! Review of the XS Scuba Switch Mask – Color Filters Make the Difference? You probably wondered why the world […]

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Best Anti Fog for Your Dive or Snorkel Mask

Any dive can be ruined when your scuba dive mask fogs up, and you don’t have a clear view underwater. Especially new masks are prone to fogging up during the first few dives. However, even an older scuba mask can and will fog up at times. Find the best solution to keep your mask from […]

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Best Dry Waterproof Bag for Snorkeling

Snorkeling is a great recreational activity that more and more people take it up during a vacation on the beach. It’s a great experience to see the world underwater through a snorkel mask. How to find the Best Waterproof Bag for Snorkeling Unfortunately, some of the locations you might go snorkeling at areas that are […]

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Differences between a Dive and a Snorkel Mask

At first glance, a dive and a snorkel mask look the same. Well, that is if you leave out the full-face snorkel masks which don’t look anything like a scuba mask. Taking a deeper look at a standard snorkel and dive mask reveals some subtle differences. Snorkel Mask vs Diving Mask Let’s look at the main differences between […]

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Split Fins vs Regular Fins and Blade Flippers for Scuba Diving

There’s an ongoing debate between divers whether split fins or regular/blade/paddle fins are better. Regular fins are also usually referred to as paddle fins, blade fins, or full fins. Historically, regular fins are what were the only fins available for diving and snorkeling. Even today many divers prefer paddle fins over splits. There’s no perfect […]

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Air Integrated Dive Computer or Not?

Air integration on dive computers are getting a more common sight as they get cheaper and the technology has gotten more reliable. We’ve compiled the arguments on whether or not you should look at an air integrated dive computer or not. Do you need to get an Air Integrated Dive Computer or is that Overkill? […]

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Wrist Mounted vs Console Dive Computer

Which type of dive computer is better: Wrist or Console Mounted? Technology enabled computers to get smaller and smaller. We are at the point you can wear a sophisticated dive computer at the wrist. But is that the best way to use it? Or is it easier and better to use a console mounted dive […]

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Best Tips on Equalizing when Diving

As much as we love diving, we are land mammals that cross into a foreign world when going underwater. Part of this adjustment is that we have the need to equalize when we dive. Below we share the best tips on equalizing when diving to make it easier the next time you go down. It’s […]

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How to Exercise for Scuba Diving

Many recreational divers do not understand the importance of their physical fitness when they dive. They are all worried about their gear and to have the latest dive computers but many do not keep in shape and stay fit in order to improve their safety underwater. How to Get and Stay Fit for Scuba Diving […]

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Six Epic Scuba Dives for Every Adventurer

Bloomberg created an article on six epic scuba dives for every adventurer. They did not look at the usual suspects like Stingray City or Tiger Beach but instead highlighted six destinations that are somewhat less known and crowded. If you’re looking for an adventure then have a look at the list below. You’ll find a […]

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Do you need to know Dive Tables when you have a Dive Computer?

Before dive computers became a common sight in the scuba scene, the only reliable way to calculate safe dive times were dive tables. Dive tables were initially created for military use in order to ensure that scuba divers don’t suffer from decompression sickness. Do you need dive tables when you have a dive computer? Technically […]

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