First things first, if you don’t know exactly what a P-valve is, it’s pretty basic. Essentially, it’s a tube that has a valve on one end that vents to the outside of your dry suit that allows liquids to pass from the inside of the suit to the outside. Want to know more about the ins and outs of P-valves and our tips to make the process go smoother? We got you.
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We all have feelings about reels, right? It can’t be just us… This month we have a special poem about our frenemy — the scuba reel. We hope it gives you a good chuckle like it did for us.
There might be plenty of people out there persuading you to start tech diving. Researching is the first step… think more about what goes into being a tech diver. Some of the realities that come along with being a tech diver. That is exactly what this article intends to do, make you think about taking the next step forward.
How are you doing your bailout planning? We’re here to bring you an updated approach to this extremely important step in tech dive planning. Matt Jevon will walk you through “old school” methods as well as the new and updated approach.
You loved our top 15 scuba apps article we published last year, so we figured we would niche it down more and bring you a list of tech diving specific apps. These 11 apps range from photography to dive planning apps and everything in between.
Have you ever taken on altitude diving? Or have you ever been curious about it? Learn more about what goes into diving at high altitudes and what you might experience going on this specific dive.
For some it has been a while since you’ve been diving, due to the global pandemic we’re currently experiencing. However, pandemics aren’t the only thing that keep us away from diving, life happens and sometimes we take a break on accident. Either way, it’s important to know how you can get back to diving and make sure your body is ready.
Attention scuba industry keyboard heroes, aka social media trolls. Okay, yeah that’s a bit harsh, but we need to take a moment to address something we’ve noticed on social media lately. The truth is we can all be better, and none of us are perfect divers every moment of every dive. So why do we act like it when another diver posts photos or videos online?
As a diver, just like there’s a world of possibilities of where to dive, there is also a world of possibilities on the gear you use. Sport divers often start out with a basic equipment setup and upgrade things as they go. There’s nothing wrong with that line of thinking, but have you ever thought about starting off with gear that will grow WITH you?
It’s no surprise tech diving has come a long way in the last 10, 20, or even 30 years. Heck, technology alone has changed leaps and bounds in each of those time frames. We’re taking a look back at tech diving in 90s and how it differs from tech diving now. If you’ve been diving since then, this will be a fun trip down memory lane. Even if you haven’t been tech diving since the 90s, it’s fun to see how far things have come.