MARK EVANS: Sun shines for BCD Group Test

Posted by - 18th May 2017

Editor-in-chief Mark Evans and Art Director Matt Griffiths spent a day basking in the sunshine – and dipping into 8 degrees C water – at Vivian Dive Centre in picturesque Llanberis in Snowdonia, North Wales, to conduct BCD Group Tests on a variety of traditional-style jackets from a selection of manufacturers. Check out the next

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Huish Outdoors acquires Hollis/Oceanic

Posted by - 2nd May 2017

  Huish Outdoors seemingly inexorable expansion throughout the dive industry has continued, with the news that the company has acquired long-established US brands Oceanic and Hollis from AUP (American Underwater Products), which also owns the Lavacore and Oceanpro brands.   The acquisition of Oceanic and Hollis represents the sixth and seventh such move by Huish

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WHAT’S NEW: Aqualung Pearl (SRP: £331)

Posted by - 6th March 2017

New in 2016, the updated Aqualung Pearl BCD is a wrap-around jacket-style BCD, specifically designed for the female diver. It offers an adjustable waistband and curved shoulder straps that provide a customisable and comfortable fit. A unique hybrid design in the Aqualung Pearl BCD gives the best of both worlds; an ADV jacket style combined with

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