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So, you want to go diving in the dark? It might be a night dive. You’ve waited so long for it. There’s always an excuse for the boat not to launch; bad weather, drunk skipper, lazy DM. But this time it’ll be different. You are going to see the reef at night. Or you’re one of those divers who always peeked under the overhangs. Trying to find every swim-through on the reef. And before you knew it the darkness started pulling you in. It began with that intro to cavern course, and now you spend your coffee time searching the...

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Cave diving is an extreme sport involving exploration of water filled caves. This is done for pleasure, exploration, scientific research and search and recovery. Cave diving uses scuba equipment in specialised configurations. Compared to other sports, there are relatively few practitioners of cave diving, due to the specialised equipment and the skill sets required. Diving lights are essential for cave diving and selecting the right ones for the job is critical. In this blog we will discuss ten tips to select underwater lights for cave diving. 1.    Canister vs flashlight Canister lights have battery packs with a separate head. This...

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