Akona’s less than 10 pound roller bag is a travelers dream. Made of lightweight, durable nylon the bag has a cavernous main compartment, which easily handles a full complement of dive gear, including fins. There’s also a pocket on the front lid, two external side pockets and one internal mesh pocket. The right-side pocket is three-dimensional to maximize storage space, while the left-side pocket features an organizer perfect for stashing smaller items. Fully loaded, the bag stands rock solid on its treaded wheels, and the tow handle locks in its extended position, allowing excellent control. With both internal and external compression straps, it’s easy to cinch down a partial load to keep gear from shifting. The bag is part of Akona’s total travel system, which includes the less than 7 pound roller bag, a carry-on version of the full-sized bag, and the less than 3 pound shoulder-slung duffel, designed to be stacked on the top of either roller bag for easy transporting. The bottom line: The less than 10 pound roller bag is a seasoned traveler when it comes to hauling dive gear. Click here for more information. Find this product at your local AKONA dealer.
60:Second ScubaLab: Akona <10 lbs Roller Bag
The Beta semi-dry snorkel from Cressi has a large-bore tube that allows lots of airflow while you’re enjoying the scenery just below the surface. The profiled splash guard deflects water away from the top of the tube when swimming in choppy seas; water that does manage to find its way in is easily expelled through the lower purge valve.
Atomic Aquatics’ new signature regulator, the high performance T- 3, features new ultra light component parts. The balanced piston first stage is precision machined from solid titanium billet, and its yoke is made using the least amount of material possible.
The SCUBAPRO G260 continues the over 25 year history of the legendary G250 second stage, first introduced in 1986 and updated in 2007. The completely new G260 is more compact, while boasting higher performance.
SPECS• Price: $1,650• Style: Front Entry, Diagonal-Zip• Suited For: General-Purpose Diving• Available Sizes: 6
SCUBAPRO’s Cabin Bag is made of smooth-finish Tarpaulin, a durable PVC material. The bag offers a large main compartment, plus a mesh pouch on the inside of the lid and a large zippered sleeve on the outside of the lid. There are padded lift handles on top and on one side, and the telescoping tow handle locks into position for both pushing and pulling.
Cressi’s Spring 3.5 one-piece wetsuit is designed to be worn in waters ranging from the tropical to the marginally warm.
From buying new dive equipment to taking care of what you already own, these simple tips will help you get the most out of your money.
Scuba diving is an equipment intensive sport, and your gear can be a fickle ally. Assembling a collection of dive gear-specific tools and spare parts to deal with basic maintenance and minor emergencies will help keep you ready to hit the water at a moment’s notice
The Bonnier Dive Group -- Sport Diver and Scuba Diving magazines -- are at DEMA Show 2012 in Las Vegas, the world's only international, trade-only show for the scuba diving industry. Here's a recap of their activities at DEMA Show Day 1, on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
CETATEK’s new aquabionic warp1 fins instantly adapt and continuously change to any kick style and load level based on the demands of the diver. The warp1 blade features unique construction: At rest, it is relatively flat, but when the diver kicks, the sophisticated design creates a deep scoop that channels water to create thrust.