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What Wetsuit do I need – Shorty, Full Suit or Farmer-John ?

Along with buying your own computer and regs one of the big purchases a diver can make is be their own wetsuit.  So in this blog we take a general look at wetsuits.

Why do we need Exposure suits?

Heat-loss control is the major factor.  Water conducts heat away from you 20 times faster then air of the same temperature.  So even on the dream tropical holiday being in the water longer can lead to un-comfort.   Exposure suits also offer you protection from cuts, scraps and stings in the underwater environment where prolonged exposure to water leads to a softening of your skin.

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How to choose the right BCD

BCD

Imagine scuba diving while hovering, weightless underwater – eye to eye with a fish. How is it possible? It starts with your buoyancy control device (BCD).

A BCD does exactly what its name describes – it gives you control in the water. Sometimes you want to float on the surface comfortably.

Occasionally, you want to kneel or stand on the bottom, sometimes during a training course.

Most of the time, you want to drift along effortlessly mid-water, observing the scenery. To do this efficiently, you need a BCD that fits you well, along with a weight system to fine-tune your buoyancy. The BCD also holds your tank.

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Keep your GoPro Dry

5 Features of the Moyo for GoPro®

Introducing the Moyo

1. Compatibility:

Show of hands for those that have recently upgraded from an earlier model GoPro® only to realize that most of your old accessories don’t fit anymore.  Filters and housings can get expensive, but Stahlsac cuts you a break.  The cavities inside are cut to fit the GoPro Hero 3, 3 +, and 4.  And just between you and me, if GoPro® came out with another revision tomorrow, that one would probably fit too.  So if you’ve been thinking about upgrading your camera soon, with the Moyo case, you’ll have one less new accessory to purchase.

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