Pioneering wetsuit designer Jack O’Neill has died aged 94

Posted by - 4th June 2017

Jack O’Neill, who opened a humble surf shop in San Francisco in 1952 that went on to spawn one of the world’s biggest surf and watersports wear brands, has died aged 94. O’Neill – instantly recognisable thanks to the patch he began wearing in the early 1970s after an accident with a surf leash left

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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: Fourth Element OceanPositive Core Collection

Posted by - 31st March 2017

Fourth Element has launched its OceanPositive Core Collection, which incorporates a new rashguard for men and women, and a limited range of classic black swimwear. The mens Hydroskin Black rashguard comes in long-sleeve (£44.95) and short-sleeve (£38.95) variants, and both are designed to wear under a wetsuit or semi-dry suit for comfort, and as a

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