Your PADI certification is good for life, but your dive equipment… maybe not. I recently bid farewell to my first pair of fins. They were hand-me-down blade fins in shade of eyeball-searing pink (not all girls like pink, okay)? The fins had been collecting dust for ages, and a new […]Read more ›
Post Tagged with: "equipment"
Sidemount diving is becoming increasingly popular in the scuba community; those who have not experienced it should consider taking the PADI Sidemount Diver course. Sidemount refers to a special diving equipment configuration where the diver’s cylinders are carried at their side, rather than on the back. This provides greater flexibility, […]Read more ›
The 2014 dive season is underway and if you aren’t ready to grab your dive bag and head off for your next exotic location, what are you waiting for? Before you strap on your gear, be sure that you are completely prepared for another season of underwater adventures. It takes […]Read more ›
A dive light, also called an underwater torch, is a great piece of equipment to own. For night dives, your torch will illuminate dark waters to help you discover the underwater treasures of the evening hours. Dive lights are also useful for day dives, providing critical light when exploring cracks, […]Read more ›
When you find an activity you’re passionate about, why not make it as enjoyable as possible? Beginners who are just starting to learn the thrill of scuba diving might not think it necessary to buy their own equipment, but it makes a lot of sense in the long run. Owning […]Read more ›
There are many advantages to owning your own dive equipment. Familiarity with a personal set of scuba gear means greater comfort and a better dive experience. More importantly, it can help you avoid an emergency situation. From a safety perspective, owning your own gear ensures you know how to manipulate […]Read more ›