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Should you wear a front or back zip wetsuit? There isn’t really a right or wrong answer, however there are many opinions. There are a few different types of zips for wetsuits – and there are advantages and disadvantages to each. Being comfortable in your wetsuit is crucial to diving, in our opinion. If you’re not comfortable, how can you be expected to enjoy yourself? Different types of zips can affect a lot – how you get into the wetsuit and how easy it is, the flexibility of yourself and the wetsuit or how watertight it is. Furthermore, the type…

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Introducing the D710, the Newset Dive Light from Orcatorch You’ll find the ORCATORCH D710 dive light useful in your underwater activities whether you’re a recreational or experienced diver. The D710 is one of the brightest torches in its class, with a maximum output of 3,000 lumens. If you prefer less fuel, you can choose from a variety of brightness settings. It is powered by a single OrcaTorch 21700 5000mAh rechargeable battery with Type-C charging port, making it more convenient for you. Features of the Orcatorch D710 Uses Luminus LED, max 3000 lumensUses 1 * 21700 Li-ion battery6° beam angleEasy operation…

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In 2019, Oceans introduced the first wearable dive computer with built-in buddy comms, and made it possible for recreational divers to communicate underwater. With Oceans S2 Supersonic, we are improving on every single aspect of S1, and introducing additional features to the next generation of the S-series dive computers. See it in action at: https://www.thescubanews.com/2021/03/31/video-oceans-s2-supersonic-dive-computer-see-it-in-action/ Upgraded buddy comms feature with predefined messages.Air integration with Oceans TX Supersonic tank pod.Redesigned cover and wristband.Upgraded display and system chip.Optional bungee kit. Just added to Kickstarter and shipping begins this fall Learn more at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/oceansio/the-scuba-dive-computer-with-buddy-comms-air-integration

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But we all want shiny new scuba gear! Every scuba diver wants their own dive gear…it’s completely natural and normal and why wouldn’t you? We all look at the websites, the photos and the reviews. Let’s face it, shiny new dive things attract scuba divers like Magpies! Sadly we all find out quite quickly that buying your own scuba diving equipment can be expensive. For many of us, it’s a really big decision, particularly when starting your collection – something we looked at in our blog What is the first item of scuba diving equipment I should buy? Rental equipment is…

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Following in the success of previous products, Divesoft dove into the world of mobile apps releasing their DIVESOFT.APP, a convenient and helpful tool to accompany their Divesoft Liberty rebreather. The DIVESOFT.APP is a user-friendly and highly intuitive piece of software which helps Divesoft Liberty rebreather owners to build all four of the Liberty’s configurations. The app features a handy system of checklists and illustrative photographs outlining each individual step which contributes to higher safety of assembly and ensures users never miss any part of their configurations. Additionally, the DIVESOFT.APP interactively guides its users through the process of calibrating the oxygen…

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SCUBAJET PRO’S main aim is to make events involving water sports more fun. To ensure perfect handling in and under the water, our latest and updated controller system was built to assure perfect control in and under the water. With the new PRO Dual Hand Dive Controller, it offers an intuitive and constantly adjustable operating concept which offers a whole new diving, snorkelling and swimming experience. The integrated monitor displays all significant details that can be seen directly on the controller, such as power consumption, dive depth, temperature and battery runtime. SCUBAJET PRO is the first water jet system for…

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PADI Gear’s new recycled plastic face mask designs, available for purchase on PADIGear.com Eco-friendly, adjustable face masks with an optional filter pocket. Three, tightly woven layers with an antimicrobial treatment. Made from reclaimed ocean plastic + organic cotton. One mask contains the equivalent of 3 plastic bottles! Breathable, with a cooling technologyDurable, comfortable elastic with a silicone adjuster to ensure a good fit on most adult facesThree layers of tightly woven protection; created in accordance with local, national and international health organization protocolsAntimicrobial treatment on outer layerReusable + washable at high temperaturesContains an optional filter pocket for standardized PM 2.5 filters sold separately.For reasons of…

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Paralenz Vaquita is a small yet powerful underwater camera with a simple mission: to enable you to seamlessly capture and share brilliant underwater videos with the world. Get wet, discover the depths below, and make an impact. Every dive counts. Keep a real-time overview of what you’re recording on the Paralenz Vaquita’s new True Colour OLED screen. It also displays your dive profile along with the current depth and temperature information. Capture Ocean life in all its details. Paralenz Vaquita’s updated technology delivers the smoothest and most vivid underwater videos up to 4K (4k 60fps / 1080p 240fps). Take back…

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Put Some Dash In Your Dives The thrill of speeding through the water behind a diver propulsion vehicle (DPV) is an experience that really gets the blood racing. Using a DPV provides divers both immense fun and the means to achieve goals that would be impossible without their use. RAID is proud to announce the new two-tier DPV training program with certifications for DPV and Advanced DPV. WHY DPV AND WHY NOW? Recreational and technical divers are using DPVs to access sites that would be difficult to reach and explore using traditional propulsion methods; to help propel large amounts of…

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