Tag Archives: scuba diving gear

Carry On Packing Re-evaluation

When we got back from Dominica, I  mentioned that we were going to re-evaluate our packing as our rollie bags, with dive gear, were getting too heavy. As I unpacked my bag, I made a list of items to look … Continue reading

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Dive Gear for Scuba Diving in San Salvador, Bahamas

We have a general packing list that includes warm water and cold water scuba dive gear. Before each dive trip we go through the list and cross off the items we do not need. For our scuba diving trip to … Continue reading

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Scuba Diving in the Pool

I bought my first BCD and set of regulators in the fall.  Although we tested the regs in the shop, I would feel better if I tested all the new gear in the water before going on a dive trip. … Continue reading

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The Packing Puzzle – Part 2

Test pack Options Three and Four from my last post. Here are the results: Option Three – We pull all Murray’s dive gear out but no clothes, toiletries etc. We have to play to fit four fins into his bag … Continue reading

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The Packing Puzzle

As I mentioned in my last post, I purchased my own BCD and regulators due to frustration with rental gear on our last dive trip. So now I have to figure out how I am going to pack this extra … Continue reading

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My Own BCD

Our packing philosophy is going to get tested severely on our next dive trip. You see, I bought a BCD and we are not 100% sure we can still get all my gear in one carry-on bag and a “purse”. … Continue reading

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Packing List Review

I have added items to the “Before Leaving” list that we had added for this trip.  They are: Flights – confirm flights and print boarding passes Ride to Airport – arrange for a ride or taxi to/from airport or use … Continue reading

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Packing for Utila

We spend many hours today packing for Utila. We had slowly piled wetsuits, fins, camera gear, clothes, toiletries and other stuff in the living room and today we pack it all into our carry-on bags and collect the missing items. … Continue reading

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Bonaire Unpacking

While unpacking, I discovered a few items in my bag that I did not use in Bonaire and a few items that I want to comment on. I took a small purse, for evenings, and did not use it.  I … Continue reading

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Packing List Additions

After every trip I add items to the packing lists that I have written on our list as we packed.  It is usually stuff I forgot to add in the first place, or stuff we realize we might need.  Today … Continue reading

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