Dive computers have become a mandatory part of diving equipment, and divers are active people who usually are into multi-sport actives and the dive industry is seeing this need and creating some new exciting products to ensure your safety and enjoyment of our sport. Also the diving community has a vast diverse demographic of divers … Continued
Shearwater has been an innovative company for almost 10 years and has created one of the best computers on the market with the Perdix and it’s more recent addition the Perdix AI. Now they have introduced the next step with their newest addition NERD 2. The NERD 2 is so revolutionary for not just rebreather divers, … Continued
Diving in Canada from the East coast to the Great Lakes to the West and Northern Canada means diving in what is usually rather frigid conditions. The cold water (and sometimes weather) does not have to be a deterrent, however. Canada is home to great dives sites with a wealth of biodiversity and history to … Continued
We’re here to help you decide which dive computer will work best for you if you are making a purchase this year.
As you may know most important feature of a good mask is that it fits the individual using it well. But how do you tell if a mask fits before you get it in the water? And, aside from fit, what should one consider when shopping for a new diving mask?
Feeling the chill of our temperate waters (or similar conditions around the world) many certified divers want to trade up from a wetsuit and dive in a drysuit. However, some are surprised to learn that it is not as easy as walking into their local dive shop and renting one to try out on their own. … Continued
Many notice when they walk through our door at IDC that along with the common jacket-style and back-inflate buoyancy compensators we also have several backplate and wings on display and in our rentals. Should you dive with us, you’ll also notice that the majority of our staff and most active divers opt for this system. Talk to those that dive with one and you’ll likely uncover a deep appreciation for this piece of dive equipment.
Size matters. As most of us know when it comes to clothing size can vary from store to store and brand to brand. The same is true for wetsuits. You may be an 8 in an Aqualung, but a 10 in Bare. Aqualung usually fits a little large whereas Bare is definitely the opposite in … Continued
However, the Suunto Zoop Novo offers more than just vibrant new colour options. It keeps the Zoop’s ease of use and easy-to-read display.
And while a cutting device is a vital component of your safety equipment on every dive; what many don’t realize is that a dive light is also critical and not just on night dives.
Most of us probably associate the hat with the man that’s inspired several generations now to slip beneath the surface of the sea.
Small, simple and highly functional (not to mention affordable), this tool is an essential part of my kit on every dive.
Fins are your engine in the water, which ultimately makes them a crucial piece of gear to consider when purchasing your kit.
Diving is an extremely safe activity when the rules are followed and common sense prevails. Having the right equipment for the dive falls into both categories.
What’s the difference between cold water and warm water fins?
Whether it is due to moving, traveling, family, injury, etc, we may knowingly pack up and store our dive gear for an extended period.