We scuba dive only by virtue of technology. Diving equipment directly affects our comfort, efficiency and safety underwater and at the surface. And yet, despite our dependence upon it, we often overlook diving equipment’s importance, a case of not seeing the wood for the trees. Like most experienced divers I have owned and rented lots of scuba gear, but I have also taught people to use it, sold it, written about it in books and reviewed it for diving magazines. In my experience there is a huge information vacuum that this new guide, Diving Equipment: Choice, maintenance and function by Jonas Arvidsson fills perfectly. It is one of the few diving titles out there that everyone should own and, in my view, should be a required text for those diving professionals working in instruction, supervision or sales. Continue reading ‘One of the few diving titles that everyone should own’
Author: Steve Warren
Steve Warren made his first dive in 1975. He is a former BSAC, PADI and NAUI instructor. He has written about diving equipment for two books and ran consumer equipment testing for Dive International Magazine and has carried out safety projects for Dive Magazine and for Diver Magazine. Steve previously owned a dive shop and is now a partner in INON UK, a specialist underwater camera equipment retailer and distributor.