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Snorkel Ken

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Snorkel fanatic and water deviant. My snorkel and life partner (Lizzy) and I take to the beaches and bays to use all of the snorkel gear that we can. We try, test and review that gear for you...and we have a lot of fun in the meantime. Other than that, I'm a Soldier, father, bird lover, WoW player and a Boston sports fan.
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Wildhorn Outfitters: A New Fresh Look at Traditional Beach and Snorkel Gear

Wildhorn Outfitters already has a winning product in the Seaview 180 full face snorkel mask.  Since we talk a lot about full face masks here at the Snorkel Store, we are already familiar with...
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4 Common KiteBoarding Myths Busted

Kiteboarding is a sport that’ll change you from the very core. Not only does it give you an exciting break from your mundane life, but it also turns out to be an excellent workout....

Best Kitesurfing Helmets and Gloves for 2018

Kitesurfing is an exciting and exhilarating sport for both men and women who love adventure and sea. It combines a variety of skills and requires safety equipment. Kitesurfing helmets are a must irrespective of whether...
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Launching a Kite with a Kite Surfing Friend. (Or Not)

Kiting has its own share of important moments.  Launching your kite is perhaps the MOST crucial of those moments. (Asides from action and thinking in a number of random safety situations). Being kiteboarders, we need...

Kitesurfing Safety: How Not to Die

Ever watch those videos on your Facebook feed or on Youtube of people being thrown about or dragged onto a dock or a boat while kitesurfing?  Yeah.  We’ve seen those, too.  It’s scary but...

5 Best Beach Carts to Make Your Like OH SO MUCH Easier

One of the things that we always advise new families to get when they come to Hawaii is one of the best beach carts they can find. It will a long time and save...

Top 5 Tips to Get in Shape before Your Exciting Snorkeling Vacation

So, have you already started planning your snorkeling vacation and are you oh-so-excited about it? If yes, then just calm down and understand that there is more to just packing and researching about the...
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Equalize and Clear Your Ears Tips for SUCBA Divers

Lots of divers have the same issue as you (we’re assuming because you’re reading this article).  Clearing ears and equalizing are common. Let’s take a little look at how the body works in the water. Your...
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Top 5 Best Tips for Traveling with Dive Gear

It’s the price we pay for the life we choose, right?  We’re diving fanatics.  We’re always down for traveling and exploring the coastal waters around our vacation spots or living on a boat for...
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Dive Gear Buying Guide for First Buyers

Some people love the leisure of snorkeling; the ability to chill and soak sun on a beach and then when you get hot or bored…throw grab your mask, fins, snorkel and a camera and...
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Best Dive Booties for Snorkeling in 2018

SCUBA boots or dive booties?  I don’t know. It matters where you’re looking and they might be called different things.  However, whether you call them boots or booties, they come in mighty handy and...
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NEW SealBuddy Premium Snorkel Set

We’ve reviewed this particular snorkel gear set before in a post waaay back in January of 2017.  We weren’t crazy about SealBuddy gear when we first started but it soon grew on us and...
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The End of Summer Just Means Great Snorkel Gear Deals on Amazon!

It’s always a bummer when the summer season ends.  The end of this particular summer is even more meaningful for me and Lizzy.  If you read our last post, an update post really, then...
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We’re Still Here, My Fellow Snorkelers!

Hey everyone!  Howze it?  Long time no talk, huh?  Sorry.  I’ve been traveling a lot this summer.  We started off on the Big Island and Maui for some snorkeling and sight-seeing just before Lizzy...
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How to Pack Snorkeling Gear for Travel

If you intend on snorkeling more than once on your vacation, or more importantly, on more than one vacation, then it is well worth it to get your own personal set of snorkeling gear....

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