Diver Tests 2018-01-18T21:56:39+00:00

Diver Tests

Gralmarine Strobo

A good few years ago, I rolled backward from the tubes of the club rib and set out to explore the wreck of HMS Falmouth Read more...

Beuchat Masterlift X-Air Comfort

My first BC was a buddy commando profile. I dived with it for years, home and abroad, and then bought a wing and retired Read more...

Suunto EON Core

Go online to the scuba forums and you can still find passionate debates on the minutiae of decompression theory and dive-planning Read more...

Mares XR DCT/V/S

I’ve been diving for 30 years or so, and while I acknowledge that this isn’t so much as a pimple on the rear of the Read more...

Apeks XL4

REGULATOR Apeks XL4 APEKS AND REGULATORS ARE SYNONYMOUS as far as many British divers ...
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Weefine Ring-light

Back in the day, newbie underwater photographers were often advised to start with close-up work. You could pre-set your camera Read more...

Sealife DC2000

Sealife has been making underwater cameras for a while now, so it ought to know a thing or two about it Read more...

Beuchat Focea 5 Comfort Overall Collar

The chest label boldly announces Beuchat, France, 1934. Beuchat is a company with a rich history that predates Read more...

Weefine Smart Housing

Ten years ago, the compact-camera marketplace was booming. New models were being announced pretty much Read more...

Scubapro Jet Club

In the past few years there has been an explosion of fins onto the market. Tekkies have warmed to short stubby Read more...

Zybax Scuba

You know what it’s like – you’re all kitted up and ready to go, but there’s a delay before the RIB heads off, then the Read more...

Dive Rite Frameless

The Dive Rite Frameless mask, which comes in technical black only, is a mono-lens, low-volume model with Read more...

Paralenz Dive Camera

Action cameras are a tempting proposition for underwater film-making. They’re small enough not to dominate your dive Read more...

IST Pi Frameless

MASK IST Pi Frameless THIS PRODUCT IS A SINGLE-LENS, low-volume mask with a nose-pocket. ...
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Vivid-Pix Land & Sea Scuba Picture-Fix

The underwater world is packed with life and full of vibrant colour, but the first time you take an underwater photograph Read more...

Sharkskin Full Suit

A few Novembers ago, the latex neck-seal of my drysuit split as I was kitting up for a cheeky midweek bimble. Read more...

Tusa BC0102 Soverin Alpha

If you really want to master precision buoyancy control and enjoy safer diving, it helps to own your own BC. Read more...

Beuchat Aquabionic

Fins exist to translate your muscle power into forward motion as efficiently as possible, but in a marketplace Read more...

Bare Aquatrek

My regular post-lady handed over the box, telling me that it was too light to be diving equipment, and as soon as I took it from her I knew exactly what she meant. Read more...

Scubapro G2

The original Scubapro Galileo Sol was the first dive-computer to integrate gas- consumption and workload Read more...

Sharkskin Technical

There comes a time in every diver’s life when you have to kick back and admit that you’re not really warm as toast Read more...

Beuchat X-trem Semi-dry

There’s nothing like making a good first impression, and from the moment I got my mitts on the Beuchat X-trem Read more...

Tusa Hyflex Switch

Dive one, I slid my feet into the foot-pockets of the TUSA HyFlex Switch fins I’d been sent to test, pulled the straps Read more...

Waterproof W50 5mm

It’s been some time since anyone described my rear as pert or cute, until I put on the new W50. Read more...

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