BCDs for Beginner Divers

If you’ve not done much SCUBA diving, then the term BCD might confuse you. If you’re no stranger to the water, however, then you know that a good Buoyancy Control Device, alternatively known as a Buoyancy Compensator, is essential to establishing neutral buoyancy beneath the water’s surface and positive buoyancy when you’re near the surface. […]

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Spear Guns – Band and Pneumatic Picks

For underwater hunting, the speargun is the tool of choice. As the name suggests, these contraptions are used to launch spears and harpoons through the water at various targets, often with minimal recoil and maximum accuracy.There are several styles and makes of speargun, so when looking for the best spearguns to take on your next […]

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Diving Cameras – Compact vs. DSLR vs. Mirrorless

So, you’ve gotten good at SCUBA, and now you want to take a camera on your next dive so you can capture a few of those impressive underwater moments. A regular point-and-shoot or DSLR isn’t going to cut in this regard, as the conditions beneath the water’s surface would be detrimental, to say the least. […]

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Dive Watches That Look Good On Land and Sea

Is there any kind of timepiece that screams “adventurer” more than a dive watch? These masterworks came about in conjunction with the rise of scuba diving, and, coincidently, the creation of fictional character James Bond, which gives them all an undeniable link. Not just any watch can be considered a dive watch, however, and if […]

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Top Dive Computers for Beginners and Pros

A dive computer is one of the most useful tools that any scuba diver could need on their adventures. This piece of equipment makes diving a little bit safer and easier for the person using it. Depending on the user’s level of experience, the features that come included with a dive computer may be the […]

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Wetsuits – Considerations Before Buying

With any outdoor activity, it’s best to come prepared and dressed to sustain any abnormal conditions that you might experience. Many scuba divers are all too familiar with these types of conditions. Cold water, prolonged submersion, and tight clothing are just a few descriptions of what to expect when your trip calls for a wetsuit. […]

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Picking the Best Mask for Scuba Diving

One of the biggest downfalls to being completely submerged in water is the fact that your eyes were not designed to see in this condition. As any avid swimmer, diver, or snorkeler knows, this is half the fun in being able to appreciate water activities. The ability to see clearly underwater is especially important for […]

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