Gear

Indo-Pacific Nudibrachs and Sea Slugs

The new field guide Indo-Pacific Nudibrachs and Sea Slugs is the most comprehensive guide to the Indo-Pacific nudibranchs and sea slugs covering from South Africa to Easter Island and from Southern Japan to northern Australia. This new book provides the most up-to-date identification of species, based on the collective experience of the three authors who have been working professionally for many years on Indo-Pacific nudibranchs and sea slugs. This is an ideal guide for occasional recreational divers, as well as experienced underwater photographers interested in […]

The Northwest Dive Guide

Are you a seasoned diver ready to explore different types of cold water diving? Would you like to find out more about local training tips, gear tips, and the best dive destinations in the Pacific Northwest? Then The Northwest Dive Guide by PADI Master Instructor Mike Hughes is a must-have book. Mike covers issues ranging from how to find a dive buddy to advanced information on ice diving in Oregon to wreck diving in British Columbia. Mike describes the local boat charters and dive resorts, […]

Fantasea BigEye Wide-Angle Lenses

Fantasea Line is pleased to announce the release of the new BigEye Wide-Angle Lenses, featuring innovative configurations and a breakthrough technology. The BigEye Lenses are based on the latest patent-pending lens technology, which allows for excellent wide-angle images at economical prices, as yet unavailable at the market. These lenses can be installed and removed during the course of the dive and are perfect for shooting seascapes, divers, ship wrecks and schools of fish, without moving farther away from the subject, thereby still taking full advantage […]

Ultra Fast-Dry Towels

Discovery Trekking Outfitters (DTO) Ltd. has introduced an Ultra Fast-Dry sports and travel towels. The towels draw moisture around the fibers, dispersing it across the fabric to quickly evaporate. The Discovery Trekking towels dry three-four times faster than others. The new towels contain silver, an effective antimicrobial that kills germs. This discourages bacterial growth and eliminates musty smells associated with damp towels. Many other antimicrobial treatments are temporary, and wash out quickly. Silver is permanently bonded to the fibers in the towels. The towels also […]

Fastencil

Fastencil is designed to make it possible for anyone to permanently brand their name, with expert results, on all of their fabric scuba gear, such as wetsuits, BCD’s, gear bags, hoods, and more. “On a dive boat or crowded beach, all dive gear looks similar, so it needs a name or ID on it to prevent loss and theft,” said inventor and product creator John Wynne. “I realized that there wasn’t a practical and inexpensive way for people to print their names on all of […]

DiveBud Scuba Float System

Ocean Blue Technology introduces a new Scuba safety system called DiveBud. The DiveBud Scuba Float system consists of an innovative dive float with a high intensity LED beacon to alert boaters of a diver’s presence in the area and an automatically retracting dive reel to prevent the tedious effort of winding up the tow line. The products can be purchased together as the DiveBud Float System or individually for use with your own equipment. For more information, visit www.OceanBlueTech.com.

Aqua Lung Pro QD BC Improved and Updated

Aqua Lung’s popular Pro QD BC has a new look for this diving season, complete with the latest features including the patented SureLock II™ weight system, which allows divers to easily insert and lock weights into place using a specialized rail system. “The original Pro QD was an excellent BC, but it was time to update it with some of our newest technology,” says Olivier Laguette, Director of Marketing for Aqua Lung. Providing divers with comfort and adaptability, the updated version of the Pro QD […]

Top Ten Tips to Keep Your Dive Gear Working Like New

Remember how your dive gear looked and felt when it was brand new? Your wetsuit was flexible and slipped on easily. Moving parts functioned smoothly without sticking. That new gear look and feel, and more importantly that new gear performance, can last longer with a bit of routine maintenance. Here are my top ten tips to keep your gear working like new. 10) Soak, rinse and thoroughly dry your gear at the end of every dive trip. I normally like to soak gear overnight, particularly […]

Oceanic, DiveNav Offer Simulator for Datamask

Oceanic Worldwide and DiveNav, Inc. announce the upcoming launch of the eDiving® scuba diving simulator for the Oceanic Datamask. The popular Oceanic Datamask is easily one of the most progressive advances in diving technology and this simulator helps show how simple the product is to use. The latest release of eDiving will also include an interactive virtual dive site designed to teach divers how to program and use the DataMask in various scenarios. A video demo may be seen now at www.OceanicWorldwide.com. “The Datamask is […]

Aqua Pencil, Tether and Slate

Xit 404 is introducing the Aqua Pencil, Tether, and Slate to the diving public. Designed by scuba divers who believe golf pencils need to stay on the greens, the Aqua Pencil will not rust, swell, nor fail to write. It has replaceable lead and stylish design. Aqua Pencil is a simple mechanism that feeds graphite as you need it by twisting the end. The graphite is 2 mm in diameter and 3.5″ long for plenty of supply. The graphite is easily replaced when it gets […]

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