Category Archives: #sidemountsessions

Once you go Sidemount, You never go back!

Hi Divers of the Internet, my name is Jay and welcome to another #TheGekoBlog. As many of you have probably seen, we name our Sundays, #SidemountSundays. This is because on Sundays we like to take out our own Geko’s and go on a fun dive at either Miracle Waters or De Jong swimming pool to […]

Sidemount Diving: Is it Worth the Effort?

Sidemount is a relatively new term to recreational Scuba Diving. Although it’s a technique that’s been used by professional divers for well over 10 years, it’s only recently become popular amongst recreational divers, mostly due to the advances of sidemount equipment to the retail channel. The questions asked by most recreational divers that are interested […]

Sidemount Diving is Also Recreational

By Bennie Steenkamp Facebook | Twitter I was visiting my favourite dive shop the other day and I noticed PADI has finally released some theory material relating to its sidemount certification. As I picked up the book, I noticed the Tec configurations of the divers on the front cover. The book also started off talking […]

SUMMER 2014 DIVE COMPUTER MADNESS – SPECIALS

PLEASE NOTE: THESE SPECIALS HAVE EXPIRED. PLEASE CONTACT US FOR CURRENT PRICING. Hey Geko Fans. As promised, we’re running these amazing Dive Computer specials only until the 20th of December 2014! You’ll never see these prices again, and if you’ve been holding off for the right computer, now’s the time to go for it. We […]

Sidemount: It’s Natural

Student see, Student do. So today I was lucky enough to do PADI Open Water Course pool sessions for two guys. I got into the whole single cylinder thing with a normal mask and regulator with octo by showing them how to kit up and check all their gear. Keeping in mind that I’ve done countless hours […]