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Atomic BC2

My only problem with it is the price. I can’t even find it in my fiscally motivated heart to describe it as “expensive but reasonably priced bearing in mind the performance and quality of build”. But I really wish I could. Read more...

GoPro Hero 8

If I wanted a use-it-anywhere action camera, I’d go for the Hero 8 – just making darn sure that I housed it before taking it diving. Read more...

More support for Hollis rebreathers

Rebreathers UK has expanded its distribution for Hollis Rebreathers to provide support in the following European countries: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands and Switzerland. Read more...

BARE Elate & Revel Wetsuits

With its new women’s Elate and men’s Revel lines of wetsuits, BARE promises superb comfort and fit through the use of superstretch neoprene and anatomical shaping, with the emphasis said to be on increased freedom of movement. Read more...

Scubapro D Mask

At £155, the D Mask might be considered designer eyewear. This system mask features coated lenses said to block damaging high energy visible (HEV) light, with an optional selection of positive, minus and bi-focal eyesight correction lenses. Read more...

Goodtodive Disinfectant

The Covid-19 virus has tied hygiene to safety, but for individual divers, dive-centre staff and liveaboard crew, keeping equipment infection-free has always been important. Read more...

Sea Dragon 5000 SL676 Light

This photo and video light is “feature-laden”. It has a maximum output of 5000 lumens, a 120° wide-angle beam and boasts an auto-off circuit to cut out when a flash is fired. Read more...

Fourth Element Hydra Drysuit

The £999 Hydra is reckoned by Fourth Element to be well-suited to UK diving, with 4mm HDR high-density neoprene to keep the wearer warm in cold water while minimising suit compression for easier buoyancy control. Read more...