Gear2018-07-25T12:30:00+00:00

GEAR

  • The Tank POD with the D5 showing the POD assigned.

DIVER TEST: Suunto D5 & Tank POD

The D5 is a very capable and user-friendly dive-computer for beginner recreational diving through to entry-level tech and deco-diving on nitrox. Adding the POD increases the D5’s abilities considerably. Read more...

Spare Air

Described as a “reserve parachute for divers”, Spare Air hasn't just surfaced – in fact it's been around for a very long time, but now has a new distributor in the shape of Mike’s. Read more...

BARE ExoWear

BARE claims that its ExoWear provides an alternative to standard wetsuits and dive-skins with superior protection from the elements, whether for diving or surface sports. Read more...

Cine Bag CB70 Grouper

Nauticam UK has taken on the Cine Bags camera luggage line, and the CB70 Grouper’s 40 x 30 x 28cm dimensions are said to be large enough to transport a fully assembled underwater stills camera. Read more...

Hollis LX100 & LX200

I’d be tempted by the lower price of the LX100, but I really like the idea of the tougher coating on the LX200. Regardless of which you plump for, these are good regs. Read more...

Sherwood SR2 Regulator

Newly appointed UK Sherwood distributor Midland Diving Equipment offers the SR2 flagship regulator, which has a balanced-piston first stage that’s dry-sealed to combat icing and prevent contaminants entering the mechanism. Read more...

Mares 72X / Loop

The Loop offers a good breathe, though the difference in ease of cracking effort between it and the pneumatically balanced Ultra Adj is apparent and to be expected, given the price difference. But if you want a budget recreational or stage regulator, the 72X and Loop combo is a winner. Recommended. Read more...