Author New Zealand Sea Adventures
Deciding on a Regulator setup to go for first off can be all a little bewildering, will you get what you pay for spending a little extra? Does the cheap regulator actually work? What is a ventury or balanced regulator even mean? One things for sure and that we can assure you is that they supply with that all important air while underwater, but….
Drysuits are heavy, uncomfortable, expensive and difficult to operate… Said somebody at some stage but have you ever dived one? Yes they do cost more than Wetsuits but will out-perform any wetsuit on any given day in all temperate diving conditions. They are convenient in that you don’t need to dry off afterwards and don’t get the wind chill against your wet body. To most who have made the wise transition find they are a complete wonder and look back on their wetsuit diving days in complete disarray!
Modern technology and advancements in scuba diver training have seen many a scuba diver certified with the minimum of time and effort. In as little as four days, you can become a certified PADI Open Water Diver! This is great news for people looking to take up the sport and get out diving with their buddies but…do they have all the knowledge and experience to be safe and confident in the mix of underwater environments out there? Do you know how things really work? Could you help a diver in distress? Have you ever dived an underwater shipwreck?
Modern technology and advancements in scuba diver training have seen many a scuba diver certified with the minimum of time…
With the variety of fin types, styles and material used it’s sometimes a little confusing when trying to decide on the right diving fins for your activity. Will they do what I need them to do properly, do they fit, what’s a split or blade fin, open heel or full foot. What fin’s do or will your dive buddies have?
In a previous copy of Dive New Zealand magazine, I told you that the first KISS Classic rebreather with a syntactic coated canister had arrived in New Zealand. I can now tell you how this innovation will save you money and extend your time underwater.