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Robby Myers

Robby Myers has been diving since 2014, when he was certified through Indiana University’s Center of Under Water Science. He moved to Florida to pursue a career in diving where he worked part-time at an aquarium before joining the staff of Scuba Diving magazine. Robby oversees ScubaLab, the gear testing arm of Scuba Diving. Even outside of ScubaLab’s head-to-head gear testing, his dive kit usually incorporates one or more pieces of the latest gear. Some of his favorite destinations include Galapagos and French Polynesia, but you’ll often find him testing dive equipment in Central Florida’s freshwater springs.

A Diver's Guide to Buying Scuba Gear

Here's what you should look for when you're shopping for new equipment, from BCDs to snorkels.

Cressi F-Dual Dive Mask: ScubaLab Best Buy

ScubaLab tested the Cressi F-Dual dive mask. Scoring highly for comfort and dryness, it was our Best Buy for single-lens masks.

Tusa Paragon S Dive Mask: ScubaLab Testers Choice

ScubaLab tested the Tusa Paragon S dive mask. Featuring high-quality construction, comfort and performance, it was our Testers Choice for single-lens dive masks.

Tusa Intega Dive Mask: ScubaLab Testers Choice

We tested the Tusa Intega dive mask. Offering divers an excellent fit and exceptional comfort, it was our Testers Choice for dual-lens masks.

Genesis Icon Dive Mask: ScubaLab Best Buy

ScubaLab tested the Genesis Icon dive mask. Offering great performance and an excellent field of view, it was our Best Buy for dual-lens masks.

The Best Scuba Diving Gear in 2021

The best scuba diving fins, wetsuits, BCDs, drysuits, computers and bags in 2021 based on ScubaLab, *Scuba Diving* magazine's independent dive equipment testing team.

The Best Dive Computers of 2021

ScubaLab tested 11 new wrist and console dive computers in a hyperbaric chamber and with in-water testing.

AquaLung i330R Dive Computer: ScubaLab Testers Choice

Offering scuba dives excellent ease of use and a crystal-clear color display, the AquaLung i330R dive computer is a ScubaLab Testers Choice.

Shearwater Peregrine Dive Computer: ScubaLab Best Buy

Offering scuba dives a super-simple operation and a high-visibility color display, the Shearwater Peregrine dive computer is a ScubaLab Best Buy.