May 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – PADI Enriched Air Course

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May 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – PADI Enriched Air Course   As a diver you know that you are limited on bottom time due to the Nitrogen we breathe in.  When diving 16 metres or shallower, you can stay for up to an hour if you have enough air.  But go a little deeper and […]

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 April 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Hollis F1 Fins

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April 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Hollis F1 Fins     With a name Like F1 fins you would expect speed, efficiency and high-end performance – These fins deliver on all fronts! The Hollis F1 fins are made from a single piece of high strength industrial monoprene rubber. Basically, that means with no seams, no […]

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 March 2019 Monthly Madness Prize – Zeagal Onyx II 1st& 2nd Stage

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March 2019 Monthly Madness Prize –Zeagal Onyx II 1st& 2nd Stage   Looking for a new regulator for our ‘cold’ New Zealand waters, then look no further than the Zeagle Onyx II Regulator. The Onyx II comes with a black chrome plated first stage which is environmentally sealed which means that none of the internal […]

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 December 2018 Monthly Madness Prize – Atomic Split Fins

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December2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Atomic Split Fins   Split Fins or Blade Fins…   The design itself is meant to channel the right amount of water with each kick behind you to propel you forward and allowing extra water to slip through the split to ease the strain and work load on the ankles, shins […]

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 November 2018 Monthly Madness Prize – Oceanic Alpha 8 Reg and Octi, Zeagle Base Plus BCD and Compact Gauges

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November2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Oceanic Alpha 8 Reg and Octi, Zeagle Base Plus BCD and Compact Gauges     Jacket style BCD and Regulator combo   If you want simple but reliable, then the Oceanic’s Alpha 8 Second Stages and SP5 First Stage regulator set used in conjunction with a compact SPG and Depth gauge […]

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 October2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Bare Velocity Ultra 8/7mm Semi-Dry Wetsuit

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October2018 Monthly Madness Prize –Bare Velocity Ultra 8/7mm Semi-Dry Wetsuit   We’re not just in your element; we were born there! In a factory on the coast of British Columbia — BARE, the brainchild of 2 divers determined on creating a drysuit for the frigid waters of the Canadian Pacific Ocean was born. For over […]

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 Taupo dive trip – A look backwards

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Taupo Drift dive trip.   Dipsi 1 Hijacked Dipsi 2 Taupo trip. It was a great opportunity for the two groups to bond and dive together.   Day one: Driving down and snorkeling the Waikato River from Cherry Island to Reids Farm with a stop at the natural hot springs and an epic jump near […]

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 Hollis M1 Mask – An owners review

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I think there are two things that make a dive unbearable Visibility and being cold. Not only does the Hollis M1 mask look ultra cool but it’s comfortable for hours and its crystal clear lens is made from Saint-Gobain Diamant glass. This glass is often used for museum exhibits for its distinct lack of colour […]

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 July Monthly Madness Prize – Oceanic Geo 2 Dive Watch

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July Monthly Madness Prize – Oceanic Geo 2 Dive Watch   The Oceanic Geo 2 is a great entry level wrist mounted computer. So stylish you could wear it in and out of the water. The wide selection of colours will allow you to match your outfit whether it be on a tropical beach or […]

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