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The Secret to Neutral Buoyancy Underwater

There’s no denying that peak performance buoyancy control separates the dive paddlers from the pros. When all the big talk is over and the water closes over your head, there is nothing that pulls the whole scuba diving thing together like perfect buoyancy control. The secret is pinpoint buoyancy control, and it all begins with fine-tuning your weighting — that’s how much lead you thread on your belt or put into your pouches. If you are carrying just the right [...]

Mares Dive Computer

Mares Smart Dive Computer

•Super sharp and clear display •Perfect ergonomics and user friendliness •All rounder capable of multigas and freediving Quintessential: representing the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class. What happens when you add the superior sharpness of segmented characters, clarity of a perfectly laid-out display, and top it off with ergonomic advantages of two buttons? You get Smart, probably the smartest computer on the market. Smart replicates the excellent display of the Puck Pro, adding an additional button, buttons repositioned to the [...]


5 of the best regulators

MARES ABYSS 22 NAVY Approved to exacting US Navy standards, the Abyss 22 Navy uses the thermal transfer properties of an all-metal design and an oil-filled environmental seal to counteract the effects of cold water. The balanced diaphragm first stage delivers a high volume of gas at any tank pressure regardless of depth thanks to its Dynamic Flow Control and Vortex Assisted Design, making it the ideal choice for those hardy individuals who prefer a little ice with their diving. ATOMIC [...]


Tips for Clearing Your Ears While Scuba Diving BY SELENE YEAGER

  Ear woes are the No. 1 reason divers pull the plug on a dive, and in extreme cases, the sport itself. But with a few tricks and advanced techniques, almost anyone can make equalizing easier. In diving, the Valsalva maneuver is often used on descent to equalise the pressure in the middle ear to the ambient pressure. Performed properly — pinching your nose shut while exhaling — most divers can descend without any problems. But for some divers, the [...]


Suunto Zoop Novo

MAKE DIVING SIMPLE Whether you’re just starting out on your diving journey or looking to explore new underwater adventures, Suunto Zoop Novo has everything you need. With your easy to understand key dive data available at a glance on the big, super-bright backlit display, all you need to do is suit up, dive down, and enjoy the view. This simple to use dive computer includes full decompression capabilities, five dive modes (Air, Nitrox, Gauge, Free and Off) and straight-forward, menu-based [...]



  DRAKE TITANIUM Drake is a revolutionary diving computer that not only gives information about deep diving, but with its special four programs it can also assist the diver in dynamic breath hold diving, static breath hold diving and underwater fishing. In fact, in its operating system the diver can choose between these four programs: The PRO program is particularly suitable for diving purists and extreme divers. It provides, among other information, the descent speed, ascent speed and total speed, duration of [...]