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Excursion QLR4 BCD

  Your BCD is the first major piece of equipment any diver purchases. There are a massive number of BCD’s on the market, and this makes it confusing when choosing a BCD. Traditionally back inflation BCD’s were for the technical diver but over the past decade, recreational divers have adapted the BCD to meet their … Continue reading

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Hollis 500 SE a Quantum Leap

My first high-performance regulator was a side breather, and I loved it! Keeping exhaust bubbles out of my field of view is a massive benefit that you don’t appreciate until you experience it. Unfortunately at that time, side breather regulators had the drawback of wet breathing and as technology advanced the side exhaust regulator was … Continue reading

Tip of the Week

Tips for Motion Sickness

Avoid “feeding the fish” – tips for motion sickness   If you haven’t experienced motion sickness, it doesn’t mean you never will – it’s possible that you’re just yet to be subjected to conditions that your body doesn’t like. That’s why it’s important to be prepared with these simple tips, and know what to do … Continue reading

Dive Gear

A BCD should be the first.

The Abyss work vehicle has the indicator stick on the left-hand side of the steering column, and my own private car has it on the right-hand side. As I change between cars, I frequently end up cleaning my windscreen when I go to make a right-hand turn. Similarly, as a diver  you do not consistently … Continue reading