Scuba Gear

Scuba Gear Buyer’s Guide

Having the best diving gear will always enhance your experience underwater. Your mask is arguably the most important element to consider when gathering your equipment. You’re going to want to put a lot of thought into choosing the right mask, regardless of whether you prefer snorkeling or scuba diving. Many beginners find this out the hard way. When you’re starting out, it’s a good idea to rent equipment first. This allows you to get a feel for the sport before [...]

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Diving Mask

Best Scuba Diving Masks

A comfortable diving mask with proper fit is an essential piece of scuba gear — it will make any good dive even better. Our 2019 scuba diving Gear Buyers Guide will help you find the best scuba diving mask to fit your diving style. Here is our guide to the newest scuba diving masks. Akona Breeze $35 | Akona Akona The injected silicone skirt of the Breeze has a double edge for a comfortable, leak-free seal on your cheeks and forehead. The quick-disconnect buckles swivel up [...]

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How to Pre-Treat a New Dive Mask

I have seen it countless times; a diver with a new mask so fogged you can’t even see his eyes – even after repeated applications of a defog solution! This can be extremely frustrating and even dangerous. What is happening here with new masks is that during the manufacturing process a thin film of silicone accumulates on the mask lens. This silicone is resistant to any of the conventional de-fogging measures. The solution is to “pre-treat” or “prep” the [...]

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