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29-03-2018
Custom Colour Halcyon

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SINGLE TANK WING
TWINSET WINGS

26-03-2018
K01 Hoods and Gloves

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WE'RE HAPPY TO LET YOU KNOW WE'RE NOW A K01 PREMIUM DEALER


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HIGH PERFORMANCE HOODS AND GLOVES FOR HIGH PERFORANCE DIVERS

Hand made in Italy from incredibly flexible and soft Hayato neoprene
Minimal compression at depth
All seams stitched and glued for excellent thermal protection

10-11-2017
DirDirect - Santi Softshell Jacket

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SANTI CREW SOFTSHELL JACKET
Waterproof & Breathable

Softshell is ideal for diverse weather conditions. Special features and structure of the material provide protection against cold  and strong wind. The ergonomic shape of the bottom back increases user’s comfort and protects against chills while bending. Find out more.

30-03-2017
DirDirect - New XDeep Wings

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NEW range of XDeep wings

We're delighted to now have a whole range of XDeep wings from sidemount Stealth to Zeos, Hydros, Zen, Ghost and Project backmount systems with many quality accessories!

Check out the new range of wing systems with QR buckles at UE or online at www.dirdirect.com
 

26-02-2017
DirDirect News - Halcyon Carbon Fibre Systems

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FEBRUARY 2017

NEW from HALCYON

From the #1 Halcyon dealer in Europe - the new Halcyon CARBON FIBER BACKPLATE range of products starting off with two single tank systems which you can see in store or order online now.
READ MORE and ORDER NOW.

16-01-2017
DirDirect News Jan 2016 - Shearwater Perdix AI

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JANUARY 2017

NEW from Shearwater

The Perdix AI has all the features of the original Perdix but comes with AIR INTEGRATION
READ MORE and ORDER NOW.

13-03-2016
DirDirect News March 2016

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MARCH TO APRIL 2016

PACKAGE DEALS - UP TO 20% SAVING
 

    

    

    

30-01-2016
DirDirect Newsletter - February 2016

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£15 Off Hollis LED Torches
A little light goes a long way...


Hollis torches have rapidly become the leading hand-held underwater lights for divers seeking powerful but compact LED primaries as well as those looking for quality backups. This month we join Hollis in its campaign offering £15 off RRP for the popular Mini 3, LED 3 and LED 6 models. The offer is valid until midnight Feb.29, 2016 as long as stocks last so if you’ve been planning to pick up a Hollis torch to use as primary or backup (or both!) this is the time to act. Pick up your Hollis with free UK delivery at  http://www.dirdirect.com/specials 

 

Hollis February Offer - £15 Off

 

OMS SMB Sets from £35
Get ready for the season with extra safety...


This month we're also offering SMB and spool combo-sets from world leading manufacturer OMS. Whether you want a low profile travel (calm water) small SMB and spool or something more substantial for UK-type diving, the two sets we have on offer (orange or yellow) should meet your needs. In the coming months OMS has many new products coming out so please keep an eye out for our updates. You can purchase the OMS SMB sets from http://www.dirdirect.com/OMS-Spool-and-SMB-Package.html

 

OMS SMB Sets from £35

 

£50 off Halcyon Focus Torch
Top quality primary canister torch with adjustable beam £909...

This pre-season offer is for one of our best selling technical dive lights, the Halcyon Focus (Canister) Torch. Originally launched at a list price of £1,079 the current retail price of this torch is an already attractive £959 (thanks to exchange fluctuations among other factors) and for the rest of the month we will have the Halcyon Focus on sale for only £909 - including free UK delivery. http://www.dirdirect.com/Halcyon-Focus-LED-Light.html

 

Halcyon Focus - £50 off for February


Manufacturer Product Pages from DirDirect:

Halcyon http://www.dirdirect.com/Halcyon/
Hollis http://www.dirdirect.com/Hollis/
OMS http://www.dirdirect.com/OMS/

* Offers valid while stocks last. We reserve the right to amend or cancel any special offers without affecting purchases already made. Terms and Conditions apply.
 


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10-01-2016
DirDirect Newsletter - January 2016

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We hope you’ve all had a great new year’s break and thank you for all your interest in what turned out to be a spectacular past year. With conditions as they are, keeping warm underwater is what matters most in this season and there enters SANTI into the scene: experts in creating products for truly dry and warm dives, not only with dry suits and thinsulates, but also leading heating systems.

We start the year’s first newsletter with one of the most innovative products of the past months worth mentioning, now a serious hot seller: SANTI's innovative MAGIC RINGS SYSTEM.

This 6-in-1 dry glove solution from one of the very best manufacturers out there for only £70 (including UK delivery) is probably going to be at top of our best seller list for a long time ahead. 

You can read more and see photos & videos of these systems at http://www.dirdirect.com/magicrings.html.

SANTI Magic Rings

What SANTI has done is really innovative. Whether you want to fix (real) dry gloves to your existing drysuit, use the ring set to repair damaged or torn seals in the field, create your own dry glove system with integrated seals, or simply use the rings to quickly don a standard dry glove... SANTI’s Magic Rings are truly a multifunctional tool, with a single set giving divers several different great solutions.

Magic Rings Applications

Don't forget to check out http://www.dirdirect.com/magicrings.html for more information, photos and videos or if you're local, drop in at Underwater Explorers any day - we're open EVERY day, weekends and bank holidays inclusive, to take a look at the systems yourself.

 

SANTI Thermovalve or Drysuit Connector?


One of the questions we've been asked over the past couple of months relating to SANTI Heated Vest Systems is whether to go for the thermovalve connector or the relatively cheaper drysuit connector to supply external power to the vest - and what the difference is.

SANTI Valves for Heated Vests

The lower profile SANTI Thermovalve Connector (top) comes as a complete unit with a 90° moveable valve head for more convenient hose attachment and its own valvenut,  available either with Apeks or Sci-Tech connectors. It is an ergonomical one-piece unit which stands out less than the alternative drysuit connector and is more or less an "out of the box" solution.

The robust SANTI Drysuit Connector requires the user to already have either an Apeks or Sci-Tech drysuit inflator valve. The Apeks version requires a new type (low profile) Apeks valve for the backplate to be screwed onto the unit. Both the Apeks and Sci-Tech versions then require the inflator valve (front) which is screwed into the drysuit connector. This is still a low profile solution with SANTI's renown engineering and quality.

Whichever "system" you go for, it takes only between 5 to 10 minutes to install and secure the inflator/valve on a dry suit and you are ready to go, whatever battery you have ready and charged.

At current we supply the SANTI 6Ah battery for the Heated Vest and with the SANTI Heated Vest Systems or the optional, longer run time, 12v 18Ah Heat for Me Battery with Switch specifically made to be used with the SANTI heated vest systems by Light for Me.

 

What's up this month?

 

Paul Rose. January 30, Saturday, 7.30pm. National Sailing Academy, Portland.

For those of our diver friends who live in the UK, there's been a great interest in the upcoming talk by explorer and TV presenter Paul Rose in Portland with several dozens of tickets already sold but places still available. Rose's "Diving the Wild Places" talk will follow a prelude by Will Appleyard, author of Dorset Dives & Discover UK Diving.

Organised by our friends across the road, O'Three, all profits of the event will go to Deptherapy, a charity dedicated to rebilitating ex service personnel through diving. Tickets are only £20 and there will also be a raffle on the day (Contact O'Three on 01305 822820).

Other than other prizes, we're donating a Light for Me GoPro Video Lighting System (one of the most popular video lights for underwater cameras) for the raffle to go to the lucky winner and raise funds for charity. We've also prepared a video of local diving as we have observed it over the past years at Chesil Beach Watch as background for the event. Looking forward to seeing you there!...

 

O'Three Paul Rose Talk


Paul Rose

A man at the front line of exploration and one of the world’s most experienced divers, field science and polar experts, Paul Rose helps scientists unlock and communicate global mysteries in the most remote and challenging regions of the planet.

He is an experienced television presenter and radio broadcaster. With a proven track record in business engagements, Paul is a sought-after speaker, chairman, host and moderator for industry, government and NGO events.

Former Vice President of the Royal Geographical Society and Chair of the Expeditions and Fieldwork Division, Paul is currently Expedition Leader for the National Geographic Pristine Seas Expeditions.

He was the Base Commander of Rothera Research Station, Antarctica, for the British Antarctic Survey for 10 years and was awarded HM The Queen’s Polar Medal. For his work with NASA and the Mars Lander project on Mt Erebus, Antarctica, he received the US Polar Medal.

 

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20-06-2015
DirDirect News June 2015

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DIRDIRECT
12 YEARS ONLINE • 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE


Your online shopping experience gets even better!


After weeks of upgrades and professional modifications we're now running with enhanced security, faster (5x) processing, advanced search functions, improved baskets, wishlists and checkout and much much more at www.dirdirect.com

Our mobile version is also going through a major software upgrade to make your mobile browsing experience a breeze in less than a couple of weeks.

 

HALCYON - DUI - SANTI - AGIR BROKK - LIGHT FOR ME - SCUBAPRO - SUUNTO - FOURTH ELEMENT ... AND NOW...

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HIGH PERFORMANCE EQUIPMENT FOR DIVERS
AT AFFORDABLE PRICE FROM OMS

OMS Wing   OMS SPG   OMS SMBOMS Spool
 

Ocean Management Systems (OMS) is a manufacturer of high quality technically-oriented dive equipment, recently acquired by DUI (Diving Unlimited International) along with BtS Europa AG and CCR Sp. Z o.o.

The OMS brand is recognised worldwide with a solid reputation and now with the strength of DUI/BTS renown for their dedication to quality and exceptional customer service, is available to divers worldwide through Underwater Explorers and DirDirect.

Follow the OMS pages for new developments and products. Browse through what's available from us now.

EXCEPTIONAL DESIGN
CUSTOMER SUPPORT
GLOBAL DELIVERY FROM DIRDIRECT

Halcyon Price Match JPG

This year we'll be celebrating our 15th anniversary of becoming the first ever Halcyon dealer in the UK and growing over the years to become the third largest Halcyon dealer throughout Europe. We have hundreds of satisfied Halcyon users world-wide and continue to offer UK shoppers a 24/7 UK Price Watch - Price Match Guarantee as the country's leading Halcyon outlet and stockist. See all of our HALCYON PRODUCTS.

31-10-2014
DirDirect News - 3 November 2014

     3 NOVEMBER 2014..
FREE UK Mainland delivery for orders over £45*. SAFE & FAST international delivery via Fedex and Royal Mail.

Halcyon NEW LED Lights

 

The Halcyon Flare and Focus torches mark a new age in the evolution of LED primary lights. Powered by a unique Halcyon LUX engine, these lights produce almost twice the light of a 21W HID while drawing less than half the power.


The Focus features an adjustable beam to switch between intense focus and a wide beam for underwater video purposes. Adjustable handle, lightweight battery pack, auto shut-down on low power, overheat protection and plenty more …


Halcyon Quality from £705.


More on FOCUS and FLARE.

New product range - SANTI

 

Underwater Explorers is now also a stockist for  Santi products from undersuits and drysuits to hoods and gloves.


All Santi products were created by divers and for divers, thinking about their needs. Each smallest detail in Santi products has a functional reason.


Divers all over the word, from California and Florida coasts to Korea and Australia appreciate all Santi features and experience which was involved in development of products which the best divers use today.


Check out our SANTI RANGE