Mike's London Dive Store Blog — Diving Equipment

Black vs Clear Silicone Masks

Black vs Clear Silicone Masks

Black vs Clear Silicone Masks There are so many things to consider when purchasing a new mask – f...
by Cath Bates 08/10/21
The Maldives – where, when, how and what kit do I need?

The Maldives – where, when, how and what kit do I need?

The Maldives – where, when, how and what kit do I need? With news of the Maldives being removed f...
by Cath Bates 07/10/21
5 Value for Money Diving Essentials

5 Value for Money Diving Essentials

 We all love a bargain or a stocking filler, especially when they can make a real difference to o...
by Cath Bates 16/07/21
DIN Versus Yoke (A-Clamp) Regulators

DIN Versus Yoke (A-Clamp) Regulators

Why are there two different fittings? What are the differences? Is one better than the other? Fin... Read More
by Tim Harrison 02/06/21
Best Fins for UK Diving

Best Fins for UK Diving

As a new diver you learn to flutter kick which is an up and down motion. Propulsion is effective ...
by Cath Bates 28/03/21
Best Dry Suits for UK Diving

Best Drysuits for UK Diving

The primary purpose of a drysuit is to keep water away from your body. While some drysuit materia...
by Cath Bates 27/03/21
Best BCDs for UK Diving

Best BCDs for UK Diving

Below is a list of considerations when purchasing a BCD specifically for diving in the UK. This i...
by Cath Bates 26/03/21
Best Regulators for UK Diving

Best Regulators for UK Diving

For those of you new to UK diving, we wanted to write an easy-to-understand guide to regulators t...
by Cath Bates 25/03/21
How to Get Started in UK Diving

How to Get Started in UK Diving

The UK lockdown is beginning to ease, warmer weather is on the way and international travel may n...
by Cath Bates 24/03/21
Best Scuba Diving BCDs 2021

Best Scuba Diving BCDs 2021

A BCD is going to be one of the biggest equipment investments you make. It is therefore worth spe...
by Cath Bates 04/01/21
The attainable sustainable

The attainable sustainable: What are dive manufacturers doing to be more eco-friendly?

As 2020 draws to a close, we thank our lucky stars that humanity hasn’t been wiped out by a globa...
by Cath Bates 18/12/20
Scubapro - A Brief History

Scubapro - A Brief History

We take a look at some of the milestones and achievements that made Scubapro the huge name it is ... Read More
by Cath Bates 04/12/20