Sport Diver Magazine's 2011 Gear Buyer's Guide: SAV-7 Evolution DPV Underwater Scooter
Atomic Aquatics’ new signature regulator, the high performance T- 3, features new ultra light component parts. The balanced piston first stage is precision machined from solid titanium billet, and its yoke is made using the least amount of material possible. Combine that with component parts in the pneumatically balanced second stage that have also been redesigned to save weight, and you end up with the lightest and most comfortable full-sized regulator around.
Cold-water scuba divers have more choices than ever in their exposure protection. Here are the features you should consider when purchasing a drysuit, plus a look at the newest suits and undergarments on the market.
Cressi’s Spring 3.5 one-piece wetsuit is designed to be worn in waters ranging from the tropical to the marginally warm. Made from Ultraspan neoprene, the suit comes with pre-shaped legs and provides lots of freedom of movement. Its glued and blind-stitched seams minimize water seepage. Wrist and ankle seals are made with a new Aqua-stop smooth-skin cuff. The adjustable neck seal is also smooth-skin neoprene. It is available in six mens sizes and five Spring Lady sizes.
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At depth, you shouldn’t count on your dive buddy to be arms’ length away when you find yourself in a jam while scuba diving. Learning how to rely on yourself first and your buddy second is going to radically improve your chances for avoiding panic — and maybe even survival.
Get a first look at Citizen Scuba Fin Eco-Drive Diver's Watch and Liquivision Kaon and Xeo dive computers!
It might not be the sexiest piece of gear, but the mask just might be the most important. Check out our review of 12 new dive masks to find the one that’s perfect for you.
Buying your first scuba diving mask? Ideally, you'd be able to try various models on while in the water. If that's not practical or possible, follow our dry-fit tips for finding the mask that's perfect for your face.
When it comes to dive computers, scuba divers have lots of choices. In other words, the sky’s the limit in the world of dive-data crunchers. Following are nine of our favorites.
Bare’s Trilam Tech Dry is both durable and comfortable. Featuring fell-stitched glue and heat-tapped seams and a front-entry T-Zip MasterSeal waterproof zipper, this rugged suit is available with either neoprene or latex wrist seals, a neoprene or latex neck seal, and a choice of vulcanized neoprene attached boots or neoprene soft socks. The suit comes with suspenders, super-large kneepads and a lifetime guarantee on seams and workmanship.