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The Best Snorkeling Gear 2019

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So you are looking for the best snorkeling gear. You have decided that the warm weather is not going to waste. Good idea! But a man is only as good as his gear. Snorkeling is one of the most popular water sports. Most people that we know have it on their list of their top ten things to do every …

Do Wetsuits Keep You Dry?

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Do wetsuits keep you dry? Well, that is what you are trying to figure out if you are reading this. However, from the “wet” and “suit” combo, you can guess that this is a kind of a water suit that keeps you wet. So, quick answer to the question is no, a wetsuit does not keep your dry. And so …

How Does A Wetsuit Work?

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How does a wetsuit work? This is one of the frequently asked questions that both beginners as well as advanced divers ask. After you complete your diving certification course, which could be PADI, NAUI or even SSI training, you will be yearning to go and dive. However, you will find that you still do not know a lot about many …

Can You Breathe Underwater With A Snorkel?

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Can you breathe underwater with a snorkel? That indeed is the 64-dollar question for many newbie snorkelers and divers. The answer is yes. The snorkel tube attached to the full face mask will allow you to breathe under water. It attaches to the mask at the top and it has been designed in such a way that it lets in …

Diving Masks with Prescription Lenses

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Diving with poor eyesight is possible. You just need to get one of the diving masks with prescription lenses. Prescription dive masks can come with corrective lenses for short sightedness or long-sightedness. You can also get lenses to help you read your instruments correctly so that you know how much time you have left under water. Easier said than done? …

Is Neutrogena Sunscreen Reef Safe? Find Out Here!

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Snorkeling and indeed any other surface water sport leaves your body exposed to the sun. That is why you need the best sunscreen. One of the most revered sunscreen brands out here is Neutrogena. But is Neutrogena sunscreen reef safe? To the question of whether Neutrogena is a reef safe sunscreen, the answer is yes and no. Some of their …

15 Tips for Snorkeling for Non Swimmers

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All you need to do for snorkeling for non swimmers is float on the water. And float is something you can do easily, either with a life jacket for snorkeling. But this can be a bit sluggish. However, beggars cannot be choosers. So, when you cannot swim, it is anything goes for keeping you afloat. Or you could use a …

SSI vs PADI Main Differences and Similarities

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What are the main differences and similarities between SSI vs PADI? For a start, PADI is a diving training and certification agency. We know that because we discussed it earlier in this article. But then there is SSI scuba retail and training agency. This one has been in the business for close to 5 decades. To be allowed to dive …

Family Beach Vacation Packing List – Must-have Items

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You must have a comprehensive family beach vacation packing list when you are a planning for a sun and sand rendezvous. And why not? After all, the US has more than 94,000 miles of coastline, with some of the most fantastic beaches in the world. That, plus the many water sports and adventures that you can take part in on …