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The 5 Best Promate Snorkel Gear Sets

The 5 Best Promate Snorkel Gear Sets

Promate is a leader in all sorts of diving, SCUBA, and snorkeling accessories and equipment.  They have been around for a while now and truly believe that the underwater world is a universal destination that anyone should be able to enjoy.  That goes for everyone.  Whether you’re an avid diver, recreational spear fisher, or going […]

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What is a Dry Snorkel? How it Works, Advantages and Disadvantages

What is a Dry Snorkel? How it Works, Advantages and Disadvantages

We talk a lot about (and review a lot of) snorkel gear with dry snorkels. We think that when primarily snorkeling, then a dry snorkel is the way to go. Of course, free diving for sport or spear fishing will have different requirements and the dry snorkel may not be best in those situations where […]

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What is the Best Kids Snorkel Set?

What is the Best Kids Snorkel Set?

It’s important to make sure that your children have the correct snorkeling gear.  More important than making sure that you have good gear.  A good snorkel set that fits well and keeps kids comfortable and safe in the water is paramount.  There are a lot of  good snorkel sets for children.  However, there are NOT […]

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3 Ways to Snorkel with a Mustache (In order of effectiveness)

3 Ways to Snorkel with a Mustache (In order of effectiveness)

It’s been brought up a few times in the comments here, and I often get emails from readers, about what to do with a mustache getting in the way of  a good seal with your snorkel mask.  I’ve never had a mustache so I had to do some research.  I went to some of the […]

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Only a Few More Days to Buy Dad’s Snorkel Gear for Father’s Day!

Only a Few More Days to Buy Dad’s Snorkel Gear for Father’s Day!

As we let you know recently, you can great deals on select US Divers snorkel gear from now until June 22nd. So this is the perfect time to get dad that sweet snorkel gear he has always wanted.  Take it from a dad talking here, if my kids bought me some new and improved snorkel gear […]

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Snorkel Mask Lenses: One, Two, Three or Four (Does it Really Matter?)

Snorkel Mask Lenses:  One, Two, Three or Four (Does it Really Matter?)

If you’re new to snorkeling then you may not have thought about the lens, or lenses, of the snorkel mask that you’re using. Most likely you’re still getting used to breathing through the snorkel and concerned with keeping water out of your mask.  If you have quality snorkel gear then, more likely than not, you […]

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What are the Best Conditions for Snorkeling?

What are the Best Conditions for Snorkeling?

Not all conditions are great for snorkeling.  Believe me, I know that no matter the weather or surf conditions on the day that you’re going to go surfing, you shouldn’t always go.  The snorkeling experience may be poor at best, and it can be downright dangerous in bad conditions which could lead to injury or […]

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Should You Buy or Rent Snorkel Gear?

Should You Buy or Rent Snorkel Gear?

Nothing beats a good session of snorkeling.  When the sun is out, the ocean is calm, the coral is abundant, and the awesome world that exists under sea is your current situation…that’s one of the greatest feelings and activities in the world.  To me, it’s damn near mesmerizing.There are fish, strange creatures, plants, coral and […]

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How to Snorkel: As Easy as it Looks?

How to Snorkel:  As Easy as it Looks?

From a distance you may expect that knowing how to snorkel is a pretty basic set of skills to learn.  You grab a mask, a snorkel, and some fins then you just bury your face in the ocean and kick around.  Right?  Not so fast. While snorkeling isn’t an overly complex activity or difficult to […]

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The 5 Best Things About Snorkeling According to Snorkel Ken

The 5 Best Things About Snorkeling According to Snorkel Ken

This is an article about the five best things about snorkeling.  However, stick with me through this long introduction.  I’ll try to keep it real and somewhat entertaining…  Away. We. Go. Lots of people have tried snorkeling.  Many of those will claim to “like” or “love” snorkeling.  You’ll see many blog posts, social media statuses, […]

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The 6 Best Snorkel Gear Brands for Recreational Use

The 6 Best Snorkel Gear Brands for Recreational Use

You want the best snorkel gear that you can get for a decent price.  Something that’s going to last long, be safe for you and the kids while being efficient, but not put a huge hole in your wallet. What are the Best Snorkel Gear Brands? AquaLung Cressi US Divers Promate TUSA Seavenger Best Snorkel […]

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How To Get Started With Snorkeling

How To Get Started With Snorkeling

Do you want to snorkel? Are you already an avid or hobbyist snorkeler? If you think that snorkeling is just too difficult or you are worried that you can’t learn how to do this type of activity.  The fact is that you can.  If you know how to swim, then you already have the most […]

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How to Snorkel Like a Pro

How to Snorkel Like a Pro

The summer season is upon us once again! This is the perfect time of the year to hit the beach, feel the waves, and immerse yourself in the cool breeze. Aside from swimming and lounging on the shore, there are tons of activities that you can do while you are on the beach. One of […]

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How to Clear a Snorkel Tube of Water

How to Clear a Snorkel Tube of Water

If your snorkel tube fills up with water then you’ll need to clear it.  Although most quality snorkel gear that you buy these days will have some sort of dry technology from entering the tube, even when diving below the surface, there are still times when you will need to clear the snorkel.  Purge valves […]

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The 5 Commandments of Snorkeling Etiquette

The 5 Commandments of Snorkeling Etiquette

Snorkeling etiquette is an important part of enjoying your time in the water and discovering the underwater world and life that resides in it. Most recreational past times have their own set of rules, or basic etiquette that should be followed to ensure a safer and more enjoyable time for all. Snorkeling is no different […]

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