Snorkel kit for adults

Snorkel kit The snorkeling equipment comes in all shapes and sizes. Mainly a snorkel kit (or snorkel pack) consists of a separate snorkel and diving goggles. Today there are snorkel masks with the integrated tube and glasses. This is enough to snorkel recreationally, by the pool, near the coast or in calm water. However, to …

How to get some good diving goggles

Diving goggles The diving goggles are of course part of the standard equipment for snorkeling  and  diving  . The glasses (divers prefer to talk about a diving mask) consist of the following components: the frame, the lens or lenses, the strap (with buckles) and the facial part (soft part of the mask). The diving goggles frame The diving goggles frame …

The best fins for snorkeling

To snorkel it is not necessarily to use fins, but it makes snorkeling more fun and without getting tired so fast you can see a much larger area. In general there is no difference between snorkeling and diving fins. For snorkeling they often choose adjustable fins (but it is not necessary!). Footpads are generally lighter and more flexible …

what you should know about dive computer

The dive computer is very popular among divers. A dive computer can make diving safer, more fun and easier. The computer shows a lot of information during the dive, such as decompression data, dive time, depth and alerts you with alarms. It is also possible to download information before or after diving like previous dives. Almost all dive computers have a …

One of Diving instruments you should know

A  diving equipment  is also composed of several diving instruments with measuring equipment. Although many divers use a dive computer today there are several disadvantages (in diving 'Doing It Right' a dive computer is not used and the use of it is discouraged). During the dive training you will learn to work with some essential (analog) measuring instruments. Subsequently, the ...

Good details you should know before getting a diving vest

Diving vest / BCD The diving vest (or hydrostatic vest) is an essential part of  the diving equipment  . This vest is called in English 'Buoyancy Control Device (BCD)' or 'Stab Jacket'. The diving bottle and the regulator are placed in the diving vest. An important function of the vest is the  control buoyancy (trim)  . Gas from the diving bottle can be ...

How Diving regulator work

Diving regulator Together with  the diving vest  and the  diving  bottle, the diving regulator forms the bottom of  the diving equipment  . The regulator connects to the dive bottle and is used to breathe underwater. In addition the regulator has more functions. A complete regulator consists of a first stage, a second stage, an alternative second stage (ALV) , also known as octopus and a diving ...

Why you should have Diving fins

Diving fins Diving fins, also known as flippers, are used to move through the water quickly and flexibly. A fin consists of an open or closed pedestal and a shovel. The blade is firm in length and flexible in width. On the sides of the blade there are vertical edges that not only ensure extra strength but the …

How to choose your Diving gloves?

Diving gloves The hands and feet are the first to cool in the water. The diving gloves protect from the cold and thus prevent the hands from hardening. They also offer protection of the environment (sharp rocks, plants and animals). It is advisable to wear diving gloves (fine) if you want to go snorkeling in ...