Where to Buy on the Net?

You live in a city where there’s no specialty stores for backpackers and adventurers?, or do you want to simply shop for the intenet. Thinking of you and many backpackers the Brazil site of Mochila.COM decided to put an end to this problem, we have selected below some virtual stores and brands of equipment for you to search for the best price. Continue reading “Where to Buy on the Net?”

Scuba Diving for Disabled Persons

The diving is a beneficial activity for all who love to contact with nature. It can be practiced at any age and there are diving courses for all types of practitioners, from the inexperienced to the aficionados, seniors and children. However, the benefits go far beyond the enriching experience and advantages for health (while sports activity).

Last year, the program called ‘Drive for All’ gave an opportunity to 34 participants who are passionate about aquatic environment to do their baptism of diving in the sea of Cascais. These divers had the particularity to suffer from any disability or of reduced mobility and they proved that the practice of diving has no limits, and that anyone can try.

“The dive presents several advantages, due to the properties of water itself, providing a sense of “lightness” that facilitates the movement of the human body, allowing the participants to move more easily by now,” said the Chamber of Cascais on the occasion. The use of equipment suitable for diving, such as the brand Cressi, facilitates the movements according to the article.

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Scuba Diving Wetsuit Material

The suits are made with different materials, but the two great families where you can share are, dry suit in fabric and neoprene.

The fabric wetsuits are packed for the majority of cases with the following materials.

  • Tri-laminate; born for military use, it remained for many years covered by secrecy but, once dropped the interest of various armies, its application has been extended to suits for use in sports. It consists of a nylon outer shell that provides good robustness to stress how abrasions and cuts, a layer of rubber toxin to which is entrusted the watertight real and another layer of nylon inside. There are several types that are distinguished by their heaviness, which is defined in grams per square meter. The most used ones for packaging dry suits are the TLS1 and TLS4 (TLS is the Tri-Laminate Suit acronym). The fabric is cut and welded with various processes and subsequently all joints are taped both internally and externally to ensure perfect waterproofing, upon completion of all the boots are applied, the zipper, the collar and cuffs.

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Where to Buy Diving Equipment

You can dive practically anywhere. however, the  suitable diving accessories are essential, especially if you want to practice technical diving.

Normally, you could consult the diving instructor who can give some advice on which kind of equipment you buy and where to buy. If you simply want to upgrade to existing equipment, you must resort to a specialized store where you can get personalized advice about equipment, according to your needs and, of course, your budget.

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How to Avoid Fog in Diving Mask

No point in denying it, any fan of diving, free diving or snorkeling, I’ve tried to put his head under water, at least once came across the problem of fogging of glasses of his new mask. Those odious halos that fog up the lens and impede visibility are hated by everyone! So here is a simple, effective and inexpensive way to solve the problem that plagues all divers and snorkelers and not. Continue to read and don’t miss our tips on how to avoid fogging of the diving mask! Result assured by Commit4Fitness!

Be sure to have on hand: toothpaste, magnets, sponge or cloth.

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Diving Flashlights Review

Your diving flashlight

For lighting at night, you need a flashlight for diving. It is your main light source on an night dive. During the day you can use a flashlight to look into cracks and crevices. Diving flashlights are also used to explore the interior of underwater wrecks and Caverns (this type of diving requires specialized training).
Also known as: diving torches, underwater lights, cartridge light, HID, tungsten light, LED, lights


According to garyflashlights.com, there are two basic styles of flashlights of diving, with different options as they are with rechargeable or disposable batteries, and the type of bulbs used.
Flashlights – this kind of small as compact light sources are used during the day or as a back-up in dives at night, in wrecks and caverns, to increase the main sources of light when diving in darkness.
Flashlights with battery cartridge – used mainly by divers of wrecks and caverns, the headlights with cartridge supplied a stable light by means of a cable that takes the energy of a battery in a cartridge that you take in the waist. Headlights with cartridge are normally much more bright (although this change as it progresses the lighting technology making more powerful small flashlights), therefore this makes carry larger batteries more comfortable.

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