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Why Your Regulator Might Be Leaking

One of the last things you want to do is going wet underwater and find out later that your regulator is leaking. Though at first, you won’t notice much difference, this problem should not be taken lightly. In case you’re wondering, here are the major reasons why your …

How to Fit and Buy Dive Masks

­­­­­A dive mask is a valuable gear that should not be overlooked when diving. That said, it’s highly important that you make sure it fits properly, defogged, and of course, equalized. Most of the time, dive masks are designed from tempered glass and silicon. These materials make it …

Dive Light Guide: Importance of Dive Torches and Attachments

When it comes to buying things, it is a common belief to have an heir and spare. This belief also applies to dive lights, a little scuba diving accessory that actually has loads of uses including illuminating routes, inspecting underwater stuff, and signaling buddies. Underwater torches are excellent …

Dive Knife Guide: Which One Is Best For You?

Most experienced divers carry a dive knife because they make a handy companion, especially at times of emergencies. While this don’t necessarily mean stabbing a hungry shark or an underwater monster, this diving accessory provides peace of mind to the carrier, whether they are an amateur or a …

Scuba Regulator Maintenance Steps

A scuba regulator is a costly investment. Since you have bestowed your hard-earned cash, might as well take good care of your own scuba regulator. After all, it’s your lifeline underwater. With regular maintenance, you’re bound to prolong the life of your gear; thus your safety is guaranteed. …

How to Care for and Maintain a Dive Mask

Finding a good dive mask is one thing, but caring for it to keep its good working condition is another story. A good dive mask can take your diving into new heights, so it’s extremely important that you take good care of it by performing certain measures right …

How to Clean and Defog a Dive Mask

Your dive mask, when dirty or foggy, can ruin not only your view of the underwater wonders, but also your communication with fellow divers as well as your entire dive. In addition, it can also be dangerous in such a way that it affects your buoyancy or perception …

A Guide to Dive Computer Algorithms

While it may seem complicated at first glance, the definition of dive computer algorithm is actually quite simple. It is a formula that dive computers use to determine level of depth, gas mix, and time at a given depth during a diving session. Depending on the type of …

Scuba Diving 101: Introduction to Proper Diving Gear

One of the most exciting parts for beginners in scuba diving is the first time they get to lay their hands on a diving gear set. Such equipment is highly important in this activity mainly because it’s gear-intensive. Meaning, you will need a complete set because the sport …

Integrated Weights, BCDs, and Safety

BCD issues and integrated weights safety are some of the commonly neglected areas when it comes to scuba diving. BCD failure is dangerous, so much that it is often advised to cancel the diving session the moment it happens. One button falls off and the BCD inflator will …