Wetsuits

Best Scuba Diving Women’s Wetsuits

A comfortable Wetsuits with the right amount of protection will make any good dive even better. Especially when that wetsuit is cut specifically for you. Our 2019 scuba diving Gear Buyers Guide will help you find the best women’s wetsuit or shorty that fits your diving style. Akona 3 mm Women’s Front Zip Quantum Stretch Suit For women who demand premium comfort and performance in a wetsuit, plus a dash of modern style, AKONA delivers the Quantum Stretch in two configurations — front [...]

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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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Suunto D5

Suunto New D5 Dive Computer

The Suunto D5 design enhances the user experience of the computer, making it suitable for all divers. An intuitive, three-button logic makes it easy for every diver to navigate through the dive modes which include Air, Nitrox, Gauge, Freedive, Watch and compass with intuitive graphical views, transflective display technology and LED backlight and it is rechargeable. In addition to the new vibrate alarm feature alongside the standard beep alarms, you can set this unit to silent for uninterrupted underwater exploration. Suunto has added one more language to [...]

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Dive Computers

The Dive Computer, an Essential Item You Should Own

The recreational dive computer has allowed divers to extend their diving as well as giving a better means to prevent DCI. The development and publishing of the recreational dive tables was one of the first steps that increased the safety of divers. These tables were a modification of the tables that the U.S. Navy had developed for their divers. For the recreational diver, the Navy tables had some fundamental even fatal flaws. Navy divers normally worked at one depth, they [...]

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5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Dive Computer

The dive computer is arguably one of the greatest technological advances in the sport of scuba diving since Jacques Cousteau and Émile Gagnan invented the Aqua-Lung. Practically every diver in the water today uses a dive computer to monitor his or her depth and bottom time, rather than dive tables. But how well do you know your dive computer? Here’s how to maximize your bottom time and your safety. In the PADI open water course now teaches all new divers how to use a computer not [...]

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The Equipment Of The Scuba Diver

Not as Complicated as It May Look The first time for anything can be overwhelming, that first day of High School, your first date, your first driving lesson and, yes, your first diving lesson. When you slipped behind the steering wheel of the car for the first time, you had years of experience observing other drivers as they used the different tools – accelerator pedal, brakes, steering wheels – that a driver uses. Knowing the basic function of those items [...]

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Scuba Diving BCD Review 2018

ScubaLab Tests 7 of 14 New Buoyancy Compensators   ScubaLab tested and reviewed the best new BCs, or BCDs. We tested 14 jacket, back-inflation and women’s BCs here are the first 7. Here is how we test: ERGO TEST ScubaLab test divers equipped with ­underwater slates and ­waterproof test sheets recorded their observations about each BC’s performance and assigned scores and notes in each of the following ­categories: Assembly: Ease and security of making tank and hose attachments Loading Weights: Ease of loading and security of [...]

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Atomic Aquatics BC1

1. Exclusive Laminated & Coated Waterproof Fabric  The custom matte finish fabric looks and feels unlike any other BC. The strong double-laminated polyurethane coated fabric is incredibly tough and actually SHEDS water like a raincoat. 2. Ratcheting CAM-LOK Tank Band  This Atomic design exclusive is the easiest tank band to use, working much like ski and snowboard bindings. Easily adapts to a wide variety of tank sizes. No more wetting a nylon web band and weaving it through a buckle. 3. Patented EZ-LOK [...]

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