How Do Wind, Current, and Weather Affect Underwater Visibility?
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How Do Wind, Current, and Weather Affect Underwater Visibility?

Being able to see while underwater is incredibly important for anyone participating in watersports. It can be frightening to head into water only to realize that you cannot even see your hand in front of your face. While water can look clear and safe on the surface, many factors can affect underwater visibility. Wind and…

How Long Do Snorkel Masks Last?

How Long Do Snorkel Masks Last?

While there is no expiration date on snorkeling equipment, using older snorkel masks can bring noticeable differences in the quality of suction, fit, clarity, and overall snorkeling experience. If you are a frequent snorkeler, replacing your equipment also helps to keep you safe without the risk of worn materials breaking or cracking.  Snorkeling masks will…

14 Health Benefits of Snorkeling According to a Doctor

14 Health Benefits of Snorkeling According to a Doctor

Snorkeling provides many health benefits according to science, along with the fun and recreation it provides. For those who are looking to incorporate more outdoor exercise into their lifestyle, snorkeling is a great option. Snorkeling provides many benefits to mental, physical, and emotional health that improve overall fitness and well-being.  The 14 health benefits of…

The 5 Best Underwater Cameras for Snorkeling NOT made by GoPro!
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The 5 Best Underwater Cameras for Snorkeling NOT made by GoPro!

Having the right underwater camera can make a world of difference whenever you’re snorkeling. A quality underwater camera should not only withstand the water and its pressure but also give you a clear images. GoPro built this industry, but many competitors have released ever-improved models. Technology moves rapidly, and cameras improve with each generation. Here…

Snorkel Mask vs. Scuba Mask vs. Goggles: What’s the Difference?
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Snorkel Mask vs. Scuba Mask vs. Goggles: What’s the Difference?

Oceans are teeming with wildlife and things to explore, but cannot be seen unless you’ve got the right gear for it. If you’re someone who has ever shopped around for snorkel masks, scuba masks, or goggles, you may have a few questions about what they’re each for, and what they can do for swimmers.  These…

Scuba Diving vs Freediving: Should You Go Tankless?
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Scuba Diving vs Freediving: Should You Go Tankless?

Centuries ago, before anybody had invented any sort of diving equipment, people used to explore the ocean by merely using a single breath of air and diving. Freediving has become increasingly popular lately, both as a recreational pursuit and as a competitive sport. Many scuba divers have even started engaging in freediving because they’ve realized…

Why Snorkeling Masks Fog Up and 7 Ways to Prevent It
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Why Snorkeling Masks Fog Up and 7 Ways to Prevent It

Nobody wants to find themselves with a foggy mask during their snorkeling session. Suddenly, those beautiful sea creatures and sea life will look something of a mess, and you simply won’t get the best experience. Aside from a ruined snorkeling excursion, fogged-up lenses of any kind are downright annoying. So why do snorkel masks fog up…