8 Things to Do Beforehand to Make Your Next Dive Trip a Success

Monday, April 27th, 2015
Doing your research, testing your dive gear, and packing carefully can make the difference between a perfect scuba trip and a frustrating one. Here are some suggestions for dive travelers.

Recreational Scuba Diving Lights

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
Recreational Scuba Diving Lights

Adaptive Scuba Gear for Divers With Disabilities

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
There is a wide range of equipment that can be used to make diving accessible to divers with physical disabilities.

Full-Foot vs Open-Heel Fins: Which Is Right for You?

Friday, January 24th, 2014
When purchasing dive gear, every diver will have to make an important choice when it come to fins. Should he buy full-footed fins or open-heeled fins and booties? I recommend...

How Does a Regulator Work? A Beginner’s Guide to Scuba Regulators

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013
By Matt Dunne, guest author for regulators. Few pieces of sporting equipment carry more mystique than scuba regulators. Regulators are sold with a dizzying array of choices, features, and...

Dive Gear Recall: Suunto High Pressure Hoses

Thursday, September 5th, 2013
(This recall may have been around for a while, but I just found out about it.) Dive gear manufacturer Suunto has issued a recall on a batch of high pressure...

The Art of Equipment Configuration in Scuba Diving

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013
I glanced up just in time to catch my dive buddies rolling their eyes at me -- I was fiddling with my equipment again. I moved my d-rings half an...

Scuba Tip: Preventing Heel and Ankle Blisters

Monday, August 5th, 2013
I get some strange looks when I unpack my gear bag. I pull out my regulators, my fins, my wetsuit, and two rather disgusting white athletic socks. The have...

Dive Gear Basics – Choosing Your Gauges and Monitoring Devices

Thursday, August 1st, 2013
Every scuba diver should carry a means of monitoring his depth, dive time, and tank pressure underwater. Doing so will enable a diver to stay within the no-decompression limit...

What Do You Wear Underneath Your Wetsuit?

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
I absolutely will not wear a Speedo . . . ever." proclaimed a newly hired instructor at the dive resort. He was staring aghast at the bevy of tanned, attractive,...