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Dry Bags That Can Handle Open Water

IntroductionThe best dry bags for snorkeling are important on many different levels. For one thing, people often do get robbed during their snorkeling adventures. This seems to be even more frustrating than getting robbed...
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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...

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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How to Snorkel When You Are Afraid of the Water

The thing about snorkeling is that it's the simplest, safest, and easiest way to enjoy the wonders of the world under the surface of the water.  That's why millions of people want to do...
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Beach Tent Guide and Recommended Products

The last thing you want to do when you get to the beach is to set-up and wrestle with a difficult beach tent.  However, the alternative is to slather on gobs of sunscreen...

Are You Ready for Snorkeling this Summer?

Since many of ya'll are living in those cold, harsh climates of the north then you may not have noticed that summer is approaching. My family in Massachusetts is telling me that is 30*...
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Best Snorkel Vests Chart: Compare and Buy

We've compiled a nice looking chart to help you sort through the best snorkel vests that are available. We've compiled this list base upon safety, visibility, size availability, and price.  You don't have to...
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Great Ideas for Snorkeling Exercises and Fitness

We've talked about fitness and snorkeling before but all we really did was tell you how great of an exercise snorkeling can actually be.  Let's rehash that for a moment: Here's a quick look at...

6 Reasons to Use an Underwater Scooter

We thought long and hard before we started to review and recommend underwater scooters here on The Snorkel Store.  At first, we saw snorkel scooters as a luxury item and, to be completely honest,...
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Why You Should Never Snorkel Alone: Safety, Convenience and More Fun

There are a bunch of different reasons why snorkeling with a buddy makes the experience more fun. No one who contributes to this site has ever, and never will, go snorkeling alone. It’s just...
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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...

8 Dangers of the Ocean that You Need to be Aware of at All...

Living near the ocean is a beautiful thing.  Visiting island paradises during vacation is the treat of a lifetime.  All of that beach and ocean time comes with its own set of risks, though. ...
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Snorkeling Safety

Snorkeling can be a dangerous activity. Just when you may think everything is okey-dokey, you could find yourself in rough surf, a strong current, cramping up, a mask or snorkel full of water, scrapes,...

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