Aqua Lung's new Travel Line is streamlining the way divers fly. With the innovative new Zuma BC, lightweight Apeks Flight regulator and the packable Hotshot fins, it's a convenient carry-on option. The Departure Bag is the size of a standard carry-on suitcase, but holds your complete set of gear with room to spare for some clothes and the essentials for any dive vacation. Check out each product below in our Virtual Gear Guide.
Aqua Lung Gear Guide
With its new Sea Dragon Flash and 2,000-lumen photo/video/dive light, this system makes the most of the DC1400’s photo and HD-video capabilities. A 16mm lens increases field of view by 80 percent. MSRP: $1,129.95 camera, tray, grips, lights; $299.95 fisheye lens CONTACT: sealife-cameras.com
SCUBAPRO's EverFlex 5/4 wetsuit is specially molded with pre-formed arms and legs for a form-hugging and flexible fit. High-stretch neoprene is used in two thicknesses to maximize both core warmth and mobility in a suit ideal for a wide range of temperatures.
Cressi’s Air Travel has the lift capacity and rugged materials of a standard BC and the compact, fold-up design of a specialty travel model. Available in silver and blue mens versions as well as pink for ladies, the result is an easy-to-pack BC that stands up to year-round use and is excellent for warm and temperate water.
The Transpac XT harness from Dive Rite was inspired by packs used for mountaineering. The contoured harness fits securely and allows excellent mobility. Thickly padded shoulder straps and a lumbar support distribute weight across the hips and back. This reduces joint and muscle strain while moving around the boat or walking along shore. A crotch strap is also included to prevent the BC from shifting while in the water. Optional weight pockets can be mounted vertically or horizontally and hold up to 16 lbs.
Stahlsac’s new HD Caicos Cargo Pack has a tough, rugged tarpaulin exterior and a reinforced bottom that make it a “go anywhere” bag capable of handling even the roughest conditions and environments.
From GoPro cages to protect your essentials to a BC that will fit in your carry-on and an easy-to-use computer, here’s your go-to gear for your next dive trip.
The Everflex C-Zip brings surfing style and function to scuba divers. High-stretch neoprene provides a flexible, easy swimming fit as well as the warmth multiple-dive days require.
A great choice for divers who demand performance on a budget, Atomic’s Z3 is an easy-breathing regulator that offers the same technology as the company’s flagship T3 model at a wallet-friendly price tag
SCUBAPRO’s Seawing Nova Full Foot is the perfect solution for warm-water divers looking for versatile
This modernized version of a classic is reliable and an outstanding breather at virtually any depth. The MK11/R195 offers a lot of performance for your money.