Bolt snaps should be firmly attached yet able to be cut off in an emergency such as a jammed clip or entanglement.
Scuba gear is subjected to some of the harshest environments on earth such as seawater, which can speed up corrosion. Therefore, proper maintenance and storage is important to prolong the life of scuba equipment.
When choosing a scuba cylinder, we are presented with a lot of choices between steel and aluminium cylinders. So which ones do we choose for which purpose and why?
It’s 2015 and we still can’t talk underwater (well, we can, but at thousands of dollars per person, it’s too expensive for most recreational divers). Why is this and what is the future of underwater communication systems?
How do you figure out what weight to carry when changing between steel and aluminium cylinders?
How often do you do a thorough check of your dive equipment? Do you make the time to check your gear?
Are checklists a good means of reducing the likelihood of diving incidents occurring?
Diving with quite a few rebreather divers I can’t help but be curious about them. A recent article by TDI shed some light on the myths and misconceptions about rebreathers.
Would you believe that the first workable SCUBA unit was developed in 1825, around 90 years ago?
Meet the iBubble, a concept design for the first wireless underwater drone that films you during your dive. Is this a positive development or a potential distraction compromising safety?