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Beginners’ guide to buying a dive light

Beginners’ guide to buying a dive light

17 November, 2013 at 2:51 am 0 comments

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, […]

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Beginners guide to buying a BCD

Beginners guide to buying a BCD

9 November, 2013 at 12:20 am 1 comment

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 […]

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Looking at Wetsuits

Looking at Wetsuits

15 September, 2013 at 12:07 am 0 comments

Along with buying your own computer and regs one of the big purchases a diver can make is be their own wetsuit.  So in this blog we take a general look at wetsuits. Why do we need Exposure suits? Heat-loss control is the major factor.  Water conducts heat away from […]

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The Value of Owning Your Own Scuba Equipment

The Value of Owning Your Own Scuba Equipment

10 August, 2013 at 7:20 am 0 comments

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 […]

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New Divers: Buying a Dive Computer 101

New Divers: Buying a Dive Computer 101

23 July, 2013 at 12:03 am 0 comments

When the diving bug bites, it bites hard – plenty of divers will tell you that. As you start buying equipment and learn more about diving through PADI courses, you’ll find that taking a careful approach will help get you ready for years of diving enjoyment – with much less […]

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Full face mask diving

Full face mask diving

8 June, 2013 at 1:50 am 0 comments

Its often the case that we try new things by chance, and so it was with the OCEAN REEF fullface mask (FFM) and integrated communications. Having completed my Tec Sidemount course and with a few dives left before I was needed in Sharm el Sheikh for the PADI Business Academy, I […]

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