Compare Ammonite Dive Lights

Compare Ammonite Dive Lights

We're being frequently asked if we can compare Ammonite Dive Lights and review the common points and differences. In this review we compare Ammonite System's three umbilical underwater primary torches to help you decide which suits you best: The Ammonite LED Nautilus, LED Solaris Nextgen and LED Speleo compared.
Warm Dives With Santi Heating Systems

Why Use the Santi Diving Heating Systems?

In this review of Santi Diving Heating Systems we're going into frequently asked questions we receive with a closer look at the Santi heated elements that come together to warm up your dives whether you're a recreational all-season diver or a technical diver.
XDEEP withdraws NX700 1st Stage from Market

XDEEP withdraws NX700 1st Stage from Market

XDEEP announced at end of December 2022 that the company has decided to withdraw all NX700 1st stage regulators from the market defining this recall as part of its commitment to quality and diver safety.
Surging Helium Prices <br> Hit Diving - Again!

Surging Helium Prices
Hit Diving - Again!

Brace yourselves! Helium prices going up big time. And that’s just for December 2022. Air Liquide has increased its Diving Grade Helium price with surcharges by 200% in December 2022 and BOC has said their current high prices may be subject to further adjustment soon.
Tackling the price hikes in diving

Tackling the price hikes in diving

One after another manufacturers of diving products have started to implement new price lists with increased prices that are traditionally released around the new year and this isn't just about the state of the UK economy. Nor does it appear to be the end of the road, given the global inflationary pressure. So we're investing & stocking up!
Santi Heating Drysuit Valves

SANTI Thermovalve 303 or Drysuit Connector

The SANTI heating system drysuit connector is a cheaper alternative to the SANTI 303 Thermovalve and can be used with existing SiTech or Apeks drysuit inflator valves. As we get a lot of questions on the difference between the two and which one to get, here's a short comparison with images.
Orcatorch D630 review

Why we love the Orcatorch D630 in 2022

The Orcatorch D630 is one of the most powerful and reliable canister dive torches on the market at its price point and our best seller since it entered the scene. Read why like many others we love the 150m depth rated D630 with its 7º focus beam with a whopping 4000 lumens of power than can be lowered for extended burn times.
Top Dive Lights Under £150

Top Dive Lights Under £150

Diving in the UK during the winter months has become more popular but as the days get shorter and darker, even daylight diving requires a decent, if not expensive, dive torch. So, we’ve decided to list for you what we believe to be the top dive lights for under £150.
Why a “new” DirDirect?

Why a “new” DirDirect?

Over the past months, we’ve been working hand-in-hand with designers and developers at UK-based Kubix Media to create a better user experience for all of you. Transforming into an easier to navigate, easy to search and far more mobile-friendly uplifted site based on our combined years of experience.