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Deepest Scuba Dive – Tips, Tricks, And World Records

Deepest Scuba Dive – Tips, Tricks, And World Records

Ahmed Gabr, an Egyptian national holds the record for the world’s deepest dive. He reached depths of over 332m and returned to surface within 14 hours. The Egyptian also holds the world record for the deepest cave dive. This was recorded in South Africa’s Boemansgat cave. However, not all dives are safe, especially deep dives. There are limits to what …

What Is Technical Diving?

What Is Technical Diving

Technical diving is described differently by divers. However, most agree that it goes beyond what is recommended with safety standards. Most technical dives come with specialized equipment and it represents the only option for some type of safety measures. Its name comes from technology-assisted diving which was the case a few decades ago. Now, it is only referred to as …

The Top 10 Mini Scuba Tanks To Own This Year

The Top 10 Mini Scuba Tanks To Own This Year

Mini scuba tanks are practical, efficient and lightweight. Unlike large scuba tanks, they offer a great perspective on what is possible with a minimalistic design, mainly suitable for recreational use. While they might not be an option for cave diving, mini scuba tanks work fine for the average diver on salt water and in rivers. Mini scuba tank benefits Online …

The Best Snorkeling Gear 2020

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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?

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?

Can You Breathe Underwater With A Snorkel

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

Diving Masks with Prescription Lenses

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!

Is Neutrogena Sunscreen Reef Safe

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 …