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Scuba Skills Review: Dealing with a Silt Out!

Getting caught in poor visibility can happen to any diver at anytime. Getting trapped in a silt-cloud causes a zero visibility ‘silt-out’ which creates challenges for divers and forces them rely upon other techniques to move around safely and try to get to better vis. Here we look at some techniques to help you should you ever find yourself in a silt-out.

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Review: Aqualung Rogue BCD

Hey guys, this is Cody from Rowand’s Reef and today I want to talk to you about a new BCD;   the new Aqualung Rogue. I want to share with you why I think this is the perfect bcd for every diver.

The Aqualung Rogue BCD is the perfect combination of minimalist design and the most desired features. It is a totally modular BCD that comes in four parts; backplate, wing, shoulder straps and waistband. Unlike most BCDs where you just get small, medium and large sizes, each component of the Aqualung Rogue BCD can be sized independently. This gives you a total of 27 different sizing configurations to allow you to custom build your BCD for your exact shape and size. All of this is made possible by Aqualung’s patent pending ModLock System.

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Review: Apex/OTS Guardian Full Face Mask

Hey guys, this is Cody from Rowand’s Reef and I’m here to talk to you about the Apex/OTS Guardian Full Face Mask. I picked up one of these a few years back when I started working as a Commercial Diver and needed a setup that would allow me to use a communications system. Over the years I started to use it more and more for recreational diving and I want to talk to you about why I think the Apex/OTS Guardian deserves a home in your gear bag as well.

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How To Find A Wolf Eel?

In my opinion the wolf eel is one of the most wonderful creatures in our waters. They are so ugly that they are cute, and resemble the grumpy old men from The Muppets. There are many misconceptions about them, making a lot of divers fear them for no reason. I hope this article will educate you a bit more about these creatures and help you enjoy them a bit more.

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What Causes Bad Visibility in the Summer?

We have all had those dives where you get in the water, ready to explore the incredible BC aquatic life, and all you see is murky green and dark shadows moving in the distance. It is an unfortunate reality that sometimes, the visibility just sucks!

However instead of giving up and going on a nice tropical holiday to Mexico or the Caribbean, knowing what factors cause the poor vis can help you plan your dive accordingly and allow you to still get a lot out of it!

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