Category Archives: Dive Equipment

There Ain’t No Free Lunch!

As a child, I was raised by my grandfather, a no-nonsense World War II veteran and survivor of the Great Depression. It probably comes as no surprise, if you’ve read any of my blogs, that my grandfather raised me to work hard and speak the truth no matter how difficult it might be to say or hear. One of my grandfather’s favorite phrases was, “There ain’t no free lunch.” I’m not sure I fully appreciated this truism as a young […]

Four Holiday Shopping Tips for Divers

With the holiday shopping season right around the corner, you may be thinking about what to get for your favorite divers. Here are four holiday shopping tips for divers you can use to make the holidays a great success both above water and below. 1. Visit Aquatic Adventures Online. Aquatic Adventures Online is the official Aquatic Adventures catalog of products. You can find it at, or you can simply click the SHOP button on the right side of the […]

Six Equipment Maintenance Tips for the Off Season

As a certified scuba diver you know how important your equipment is. You spent hours researching, carefully selecting and purchasing just the right stuff. Even if your gear is not the fanciest on the market, it is yours and you trust it with your life. Equipment Maintenance is just as important in the off season as it is during the season to keep that gear in tip-top shape. Here are our top 6 tips for equipment maintenance in the off […]

Why I will never buy from Leisure Pro

One of my saddest days of diving was the day I walked into my favorite dive center and learned that the store manager had quit to go to work for a local bank. I was devastated. Not only was he a great store manager, but he had been my instructor and mentor as I developed as a young diver. I felt like I had lost my best friend. That night I called up my former instructor to find out what […]