Diver Tests2018-08-13T09:42:55+00:00

Diver Tests

Mares Epic ADJ 82X

Fifty-two metres flashes up on our computers. On test is Mares’ latest Epic ADJ 82X regulator. Nick Balban, my buddy and co-tester, is thinking very seriously Read more...

Humaneyes Vuze+ 3D

Most of the products we test these days are improved versions of existing products, and if they’re not, there’s usually a good reason why nobody has brought them to market before. Read more...

Seac Libera

Seac makes strong claims for the performance of its Libera 7mm, which I was to test in Gibraltar, where I began my diving career. Read more...

X-Deep Ghost

The X-Deep Ghost is a minimalist wing-style BC built around an aluminium skeleton backplate and intended to hold a single cylinder. Read more...

Tusa Paragon

In the Paragon, Tusa has incorporated special lens-coatings said to help protect your eyes from the damaging effects of sunlight. Read more...

Yamaha 500Li

The Yamaha 500Li came packed in a sturdy cardboard box with moulded polystyrene inserts to keep it safe in transit and, once unpacked, the combination Read more...

Sea & Sea IST 30m

The spool is made of marine-grade aluminium anodised in a choice of colours. I had a blue one. There’s a slight flare to the sides of the spool to Read more...

Atomic BC1

US maker Atomic has positioned itself unashamedly at the top end of the market, with pricing to match. It doesn’t do budget Read more...

Otter Polar-D

I’ve always envied those people who come out of the coldest water beaming from ear to ear and claiming to be toasty-warm. Read more...

Cressi GOA

Cressi is one of the oldest diving-equipment companies. Italian brothers Edigio and Nanni Cressi began making freediving and spearfishing kit in the late 1930s. Read more...

Never Had It So Good

‘Send us your best drysuit for an enthusiastic general diver!’ suggested MIKE WARD, and nine confident manufacturers responded. Read more...