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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.

How to Fix Leg Cramps While Snorkeling

Every snorkeler has had it happen at one point or another. They are paddling along when suddenly the muscles in their legs starts to convulse and they start sinking into the ocean like they...
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Top 5 Snorkel Vests for All Style Preferences

Snorkel vests may seem a little tacky to non-snorkelers, often resulting in first-timers forgoing them all together, but oh how quick they learn. Unless you have a lifetime spent swimming around in ocean currents,...
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Best Water Bottles for the Beach

We always talk about snorkel gear, sunscreen..and even the occasional review of the best beach tents and canopies.  We tend to forget about the smaller stuff that makes or breaks the perfect beach day...
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Best Full Face Snorkel Masks 2018 Edition

A lot has changed since we first wrote our review of the Tribord EasyBreathe.  Since so many people fell in love with these full face snorkel masks, we followed that review up with some...
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6 of the Best Snorkeling Spots in Puerto Rico

Due to its location in the Caribbean, Puerto Rico combines the rain forests of Central America with the beautiful beaches of the Caribbean, making it one jewel of a vacation destination. With its main...
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The 4 Best Coral-Safe Sunscreen Options

The Great Barrier Reef located off the coast of Australia is the most famous reef and underwater ecosystem in the world. As a habitat to thousands of marine species, naturally the Great Barrier Reef...

Cressi Gara Pro Snorkel Set

For the serious snorkeler or free diver, it can be hard to find a set that is up to all of their specifications. However, many times the cause is not just because such things...

10 Reef Creatures You DON’T Want to See up Close

There is nothing better than a quick loop in clear, warm tropical waters with a vibrant and busy reef below. While a number of the tropical fish and other marine life found in reefs...

Promate Dry Snorkel and Purge Mask with Panoramic View Set Review

When choosing a snorkel mask, serious snorkelers all typically have a similar set of criteria when picking one out. It is important that it fits snuggly on the face, doesn't leak, and doesn't fog...

When is the Best Time to Snorkel?

Snorkel tour operators are often asked a lot of questions by patrons that want to later set out into the sea themselves. Mostly it is basic questions like fishing for tips on how to...
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First Annaual Snorkel Store Scholarship Finalists and WINNER!

First off, I'd like to apologize.  We were running a little late with the Snorkel Scholarship results.  We got a lot of great applications from a lot of extraordinary people.  The reason we were...

Cressi Agua Short Fin Review

For snorkelers, picking the right fins for their trip is just as important as picking a quality mask. However, snorkel fins come in so many different styles, do they really make a difference? Of...

Top 5 Snorkel Spots to Explore While in St. Lucia

On land, St. Lucia is known for its dense rain forest split by the imposing Pitons and accented by some of the most luxurious resorts in the world. However, like any island in the...

How to Snorkel Safe in Heavily Trafficked Waters

In June 2014, two snorkel buddies were out enjoying the underwater sights in Jupiter Inlet, Florida, but tragedy struck when both were struck upon surfacing by a passing speedboat. The 26-year-old man died while...

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