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Top 100 Dive Sites on Earth: Part 4

GO EXPLORE! Wondering where to go for your next diving trip? We have done the research for you and compiled a list of the top 100 dive sites on Earth. Deciding where to go first, now that’s up to you. (Part 4)   Layang Layang (near Borneo) Malaysia Layang Layang is a little jewel in the South China Sea. It is an […]

Top 100 Dive Sites on Earth: Part 3

GO EXPLORE! Wondering where to go for your next diving trip? We have done the research for you and compiled a list of the top 100 dive sites on Earth. Deciding where to go first, now that’s up to you. (Part 3)   Madeira Island, Portugal Madeira Island is an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean below Portugal. It hosts a UNESCO World Heritage site, a couple of marine parks and won […]

Umkomaas Tech Diving 14 – 23 June 2019

Tech 40, 45, 50   Umkomaas is an ideal destination for divers. It is home to the Aliwal Shoal which has become synonymous with shark diving opportunities. This reef attracts over 1200 species of fish, sharks, whales, rays and turtles. This is not its only appeal as it is an incredible location for wreck diving. […]

Umkomaas Diving Trip: 14 – 17 June 2019

Shark and Wreck Diving   Umkomaas is an ideal destination for divers. It is home to the Aliwal Shoal which has become synonymous with shark diving opportunities. This reef attracts over 1200 species of fish, sharks, whales, rays and turtles. This is not its only appeal as it is an incredible location for wreck diving. […]

Top 100 Dive Sites on Earth: Part 2

GO EXPLORE! Wondering where to go for your next diving trip? We have done the research for you and compiled a list of the top 100 dive sites on Earth. Deciding where to go first, now that’s up to you. (Part 2)   Island of Socotra, Yemen Socotra is an island in the Arabian Sea and part of Socotra Peninsula, just off of Yemen. […]

Top 100 Dive Sites on Earth: Part 1

GO EXPLORE! Wondering where to go for your next diving trip? We have done the research for you and compiled a list of the top 100 dive sites on Earth. Deciding where to go first, now that’s up to you. (Part 1)   Dahab, Egypt (Africa) Egypt is a popular destination for divers who want to tick the Red Sea off their […]

Trip Alert! Umkomaas 19-22 April 2019

  Umkomaas is an ideal destination for divers. It is home to the Aliwal Shoal which has become synonymous with shark diving opportunities. This reef attracts over 1200 species of fish, sharks, whales, rays and turtles. This is not its only appeal as it is an incredible location for wreck diving. You’ll never be bored […]

What happens when your gear is serviced?

Knowing how your gear is serviced is important in order to understand why your gear has to be serviced. Although every regulator and BCD is different, the fundamentals stay the same. All gear goes through the same basic steps when serviced, some of these steps are just adjusted at times for certain models. The first […]

SERVICING REGULATORS

You’ve probably heard the term balanced and unbalanced, Piston and diaphragm, Pilot and down-stream, applied to regulator designs. Regardless of which type you own, an overhaul regulator service involves similar steps. As the general service technician one of the most frequently asked questions I get is how often I need to service my gear, and […]

Spit or Defog

What do you use when you’re diving and why? Commercial defogs, baby shampoo or spit? SPIT Spit is a good option to use because it is effective, you always have it with you and doesn’t cost you anything, only a nice, slimy spit in your mask. Why does spit work? We know that the water […]