Fabric drysuits are often referred to as “shell” suits because they don’t contribute to keeping you warm — their only job is to keep water out. Fabric drysuit divers rely solely on undergarments for their thermal protection. But there are features you should look for when purchasing a drysuit. We've got everything you need to know.
ScubaLab director John Brumm has devoted decades to ensuring the quality of the life support equipment he and fellow divers rely on. In Dive Speak he will explain scuba gear terms from A to Z. Today, the letter "A."
Perhaps nothing ruins a dive trip more quickly than an urgent need to “feed the fish” from the railing. Thus, most divers try very diligently to avoid getting motion sickness – but how? What really works when you're seasick on the dive boat?
It’s the bane of all divers. We want to go down, but the inherent buoyancy in our wetsuits, our BCs, our lungs and our fat cells are all conspiring to keep that from happening. Here's how to determine how much weight you will need...
A modern regulator is an extremely reliable mechanism. So reliable, in fact, that some divers will take their regs on countless dives and never so much as rinse them off. Yet they keep on delivering air year after year.