Category Archive: Gear Reviews

Sep 27

Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV)

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“It’s all about the ride” as they say, and a Diver Propulsion Vehicle (or Scooter) is the underwater equivalent of flight. James Bond, Mike Nelson (of the Legendary ‘Sea Hunt’ fame) … and me. We all love these things. Neutrally buoyant in-water, and powerful enough to haul my middle-aged spread and all the paraphernalia I …

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Sep 14

OceanReef Integrated Dive Mask (IDM)

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Once the reserve of only Professional or Military divers, OceanReef has now delivered to the Recreational community a line of full face masks or ‘Integrated Dive Masks’ with all the options and performance expected with an off the shelf product. It has been many a year since I’d strapped my head into a bucket in …

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Sep 07

Bare AquaTrek AT1 Drysuit

I have had my Bare AT1 Drysuit for two years now and I love it. I didn’t want to go back to a wetsuit. It is so light-weight and I have so much flexibility while wearing the suit. The breathable material has come in handy a couple of times as I’ve done some huge surface …

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Aug 14

Atomic Blade Fins

If you want a pair of fins that do everything, look no further than the Atomic Blade fins. These fins come in a plethora of colors for those who like to ‘match it up’. They also have standard Atomic Fin straps, although these can be upgraded to Atomic’s quick release stainless steel spring strap. The fins themselves …

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Aug 02

Oceanic VEO 4.0 Console

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The Oceanic Veo 4.0 is an easy to use entry level wrist or console mounted computer. The Veo 4.0 is sleek and yet still packed with features. The Veo 4.0 features Bluetooth Technology to connect any mobile device to your DiverLog+ app so that you can track, manage and share all of your dive data. …

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May 11

Zeagle Scope Mono Mask

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The scope mono comes in three different colours being Rescue Orange, Coyote Camo and a stylish Matt Black. The Mask also allows for replacement back straps and it only requires an allen key to swap them out. The mask comes with the ski mask strap but can also be changed out for a thick rubber …

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Jun 03

Hollis M1 Mask Review

When we dive, we want to be able to see everything. Having your mask fog up or leak half way through a dive is annoying to say the least. I was using mask after mask that felt uncomfortable, were leaking, fogging up and were overall not exactly enhancing my dive experience. That was until I …

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Aug 17

Hollis SMS 75 Review

When it comes down to purchasing a BCD there are so many different options out there and it can get a bit confusing. After trying out multiple BCDs I was unsure on which way to go. That was until I tried the Hollis SMS 75. This really is a BCD that has been designed with …

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Oct 21

Hollis Explorer Rebreather arrives !

After 5 months waiting the new Hollis Explorer Rebreather finally arrived at the dive center. The engineers from Oceanic in the USA have been working frantically to clear huge back orders since the latest rebreather on the market was released earlier this year. This is a true recreational rebreather designed to be compact, light, simple …

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