May 2010

Don't Buy Dive Gear Online
In her diving blog, Natalie Gibb outlines the reasons why divers should buy local instead of shopping online. Yes, online commerce is here to stay and it often makes sense, but if you want to continue to have your local dive shop to hang out, get advice, help you out, and organize trips for you, buy your gear from them! [See Don't Buy Dive Gear Online] -- Posted Thursday, May 27, 2010 by chb

Experimenting with dive gear
When I first took my certification classes a few short (it seems) years ago, I had absolutely no idea what kind of gear to buy. So I asked for expert advice and bought my first snorkel, pair of fins, mask and boots list in hand. It was good advice as, 133 dives later, I am still using that exact same set of gear. In fact, I am also still using the same BC, regulator and dive computer. more ... -- Posted Monday, May 3, 2010 by chb