Knots, knots and more knots.

Every diver must know how to attach a bolt snap to the dive equipment and how to tie a bungee cord to the harness. These knots must be secure but easy to cut with a knife or scissors.

By | May 23rd, 2015|Equipment, Essential, Initial|Comments Off on Knots, knots and more knots.

Masks, our window to the other world.

The diving mask is a very important element our dive gear and often is not given the importance it deserves. Some water inside the mask does not present a hazard to the diver, but can make a good dive becomes a nuisance.

By | January 10th, 2015|Equipment, Essential, Initial|Comments Off on Masks, our window to the other world.

Fins: Heavy and others not so much.

There are two types of materials used to manufacture fins: rubber and plastic. The main difference is that rubber is negative underwater and plastic have a buoyancy near to neutral underwater.

By | January 9th, 2015|Equipment, Essential, Initial|Comments Off on Fins: Heavy and others not so much.

Bolt Snaps: Types, uses and recomendations.

A bolt snap is a device that allows us to attach (clip off) some scuba gear to our diving harness. There are different materials which the bolt snap can be manufacture: stainless steel, brass or plastic. Of the three materials mentioned the most reliable is stainless steel.

By | January 8th, 2015|Equipment, Essential, Initial|Comments Off on Bolt Snaps: Types, uses and recomendations.