Tag Archive: Scuba

Mar 29

Bare 7mm Ultra Warmth Boots

The Bare 7mm Ultra Warmth Boots are very well known to be some of the warmest booties on the market. Their outstanding design is very comfortable and soft yet very sturdy and built to withstand all conditions. These boots come in one thickness being 7mm throughout and come in all ranges of sizes (4 – …

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Jan 16

Bare 8/7mm VELOCITY ULTRADRY

What is a Semi Dry? Well – all wetsuits get wet, on the inside. In a typical suit, the ocean gets in – your body warms it – and the ocean gets out again, effectively YOU are heating the ocean (& shedding precious body heat and energy in the mix). A Semi-Dry resists this ‘flushing’ …

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Nov 01

Hollis 500se/DC7 regulators

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For my preferred side-mount set up, I went for two Hollis 500se/DC7 regulators. Breathing from these regs is amazing. A small inhalation opens the control valve lever creating a vacuum that opens the main valve diaphragm immediately allowing air to flow through the reg to the mouthpiece. Super smooth breathing! I find the side venting …

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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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Jun 03

Midweek Dives at The Aldermans!

Winter has definitely arrived however last week we escaped Auckland for two days diving at the Aldermans. We had two frosty starts but despite this the boat was full both days and we all enjoyed two days of amazing diving with visibility being 15 – 20m most dives. It was our first trip to The …

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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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