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What to Do With Towels, Shoes, Etc. While Snorkeling?

By Thompsonbrook (CT, USA)We are looking for tips or advice on what to do with our stuff (towels, shoes, other personal belongings) while we are out in the water snorkeling. We are going to Bermuda … Read more

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Has Anyone Tried the Scubapro Spectra Dry Snorkel?

By Kim – (Chicago)Has anyone used the Scubapro Spectra Dry Snorkel and do you recommend it? I’m buying my first snorkel. Thanks! Comments Moved From Previous System Nicole & Galen – Jan 19, 2019 Hi … Read more

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Using Stick-on Magnifiers at the Top of Snorkel Mask

By Aryel Levy (France)I have a new prescription mask with +4 corrective lenses. That’s the correction I need for far vision. I have to add +3 stick-on magnifiers for close vision. Everybody sticks these extra … Read more

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Packing Snorkeling Gear to Fit in a Carry-on?

by Randy & Paula King – (Driftwood, TX, USA)I have a question about packing snorkeling gear to fit in a carry-on. My wife and I always have to pack one half of a large checked … Read more

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Seaview 180° Snorkel Mask Review

By Nicole (Terrigal NSW, Australia)I’ve purchased the Seaview 180° Snorkel Mask, and here is my review of it. It looks fantastic and is easy to use, however, I found it really difficult to breathe even … Read more

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Snorkel Set With Fins for Wide Feet?

By Jorge – (Miami, FL)I want to buy a snorkeling set with fins for wide feet. Since I have never snorkeled before, I don’t want to buy expensive equipment. What brand or kind of fins … Read more

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Fillable Weight Belts for Snorkeling

By Cindi (Lilburn, GA)Do fillable weight belts for snorkeling exist? I find a weight belt to be a big help in giving me more stability underwater to get that “perfect” photo. We recently returned from … Read more

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Freediving Fins vs Snorkeling Fins

How do freediving fins compare to snorkeling fins? I currently use (and love) a pair of Mares Volo Race fins, but I have been growing curious about freediving fins such as the Mares Razor Pro. … Read more

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Easybreath Snorkeling Mask

By Manuel (New York, NY)I just heard about the Easybreath Snorkeling Mask. A company called Tribord, in England, invented this new kind of snorkel mask. I was wondering if you knew anything about it. Thanks. … Read more

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Mask vs Swim Goggles for Snorkeling

By Katie (Milwaukee, WI)I am a snorkel newbie but advanced swimmer. Do I really need a mask for snorkeling? Or could I use my swim goggles (Aqua Sphere Vista Ladies) that I swim with in … Read more

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How to Buy Boots for Open Heel Fins?

By Mark (Los Angeles, CA USA)We think that we want to buy boots or reef shoes for our open-heel fins for our trip to the Cook Islands this winter (thanks to those who wrote about … Read more

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How to Clean Neoprene Wetsuits and Booties?

By Laura (Grinnell, IA, USA)We are wondering how to clean neoprene wetsuits and booties properly at the end of every day. We have just purchased sturdy dive boots to use on our January snorkeling trip … Read more

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Snorkel Bob’s Gear?

By Colby & Tonya – (Oregon)Do you have any thoughts on Snorkel Bob’s gear, specifically the adult set? We will be going to Maui for the first time in June 2012. We are contemplating purchasing … Read more

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Where Do I Put My Keys When Snorkeling?

By Sara – (Portland, OR)Where do I put my keys and other valuables when I am snorkeling? I’ll be on Oahu and you mentioned that there are some not so safe areas/beaches. Hanauma Bay has … Read more

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Snorkeling Fins for Feet With Bunions?

by Nancy W. (Silver City, NM)Any suggestions for snorkeling fins for my feet with bunions? Or any other way around my bunion/fin problem, maybe lighter weight open heel fins? We bought the US Divers Sea … Read more

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Protecting My Snorkel Mask

By Sasha – (Boston)I’m concerned about protecting my snorkel mask. I noticed that you recommend neoprene bags and feel that they are better than the hard plastic cases. I have not actually seen a neoprene … Read more

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Snorkeling With Mustache?

Any suggestions for snorkeling with a mustache? Are there special masks for this or ways to get a good seal without cutting it off? Comments Moved From Previous System Galen & Nicole – Apr 18, … Read more

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Learning How to Use Snorkeling Fins

By Mark – (Utah)Is there training I can do or a trick to learning how to use snorkeling fins that I am missing? You strongly recommend using fins and the sets that we have purchased … Read more

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Tangled Hair Snorkeling Trick – Swim Cap

By Jane – (Texas)I wanted to thank you for the tangled hair snorkeling trick, a swim cap. I recently went snorkeling when I was on the Big Island of Hawaii at Makaiwa Bay in front … Read more