Archive for July, 2012

by in Gear

Waterproof D10 Pro Drysuit Review

I do certainly enjoy the finer things in life. After all, life is too short for bad coffee, cask wine and poor quality food. As a dive professional, I also like to get the best gear, gear that will stand up to the hammering that I give it, be comfortable and be worth the investment. I always research my gear [...]

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by in Skills

Dry Suit Diving – Dive without getting wet!

There is a well known catch phrase amongst divers that goes, “the wetter, the better!”. I have recently worked out that this is not always true. After years of shivering and shaking, blue lips, numb fingers and miserable surface intervals on the back of dive boats in horizontal rain, I have finally given in. I have invested in a dry [...]

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I’m lost! – Safety tips for the navigationally challenged

Tips on staying safe when you get lost during your dive If you think you are lost on a dive, chances are you probably are. Whilst even seasoned pros can sometimes be navigationally challenged, navigation is a key dive skill that comes with practice, experience and perhaps most importantly, thinking about where you are in reference to the boat or [...]

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