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Cressi Donatello Dive Computer Review

In this Cressi Donatello dive computer review, we’ll go over the features of this entry-level device. It offers features that are sufficient for recreational divers. It also can be used as a backup decompression calculator for more experienced and technical divers. Cressi markets the Donatello as the successor of the Cressi Leonardo. It’s a more […]

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Cressi Start Pro 2.0 BCD Review

The Cressi Start Pro 2.0 BCD is designed for beginner divers. It’s the latest revision of the Cressi Start BCD series. The original BCD was (and still is) one of the most used buoyancy compensators you can find. Just because it has the word ‘Start’ in its name, doesn’t mean it’s not a durable and […]

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How to Store your Scuba Regulator

Scuba diving is a thrilling and fun sport that once you start, it is hard to stop! That is because of the exhilarating experiences you get under the water; it is like discovering a whole new world you never knew existed. Once you get into scuba diving, it is likely you’re going to purchase your […]

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Do You Need a Dive Slate?

Communication underwater can be an extremely frustrating task, especially if everyone on the dive is not at the same level of understanding of sign language and hand signals. This is most prominent in the case of beginners. Dive slates can be a handy tool when you are trying to communicate something more elaborate than the […]

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Best Dive Computer in 2020 – Editor’s Picks

Buyers Guide to Finding the Best Dive Computer 2020 There is nothing more tranquil than plunging into the abyss and watching the rays of light wafting into the water above you. It’s just you and the never-ending blue. You have corals for a company and the occasional Great White. Scuba Diving is fun, it’s surreal, […]

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How to Choose a Scuba Diving Computer

The most important factor when you’re looking for a dive computer is how it looks and what color it comes in. It’s important that the color of the scuba computer matches the rest of the gear! It’s also important to choose bright colors so that you’ll be seen underwater… Just kidding. Color is certainly the […]

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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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How to Clean a Silicone Dive Mask

Having the right scuba gear is essential for divers. But to make sure your gear lasts long, keeping it in good shape is important. One necessary component of your scuba gear is the dive mask. This not only protects your eyes, but it also helps you see clearly underwater. It is crucial to follow the […]

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How to Use a Compass When You’re Scuba Diving

Many people crave the thrill of underwater exploration. Diving deep beneath the surface, swimming with mysterious creatures, and enjoying stunning views is certainly exciting. However, when you are actually down there, surrounded by nothing but blue on all sides, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and lose your way. Did you pass by that reef […]

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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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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 scuba 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 […]

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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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Suunto Dive Computer Settlement

Suunto has settled a class-action lawsuit in the US. It covers a number of Suunto dive computer models that were allegedly defective. They agreed to pay $50 million due to ‘faulty’ scuba computer hardware and software. Which Models are affected? The models included had been built between 01/01/2006 and 08/10/2018. The following models are/were affected: […]

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