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It’s important to know where you can enter the water and how. In many Countries use of a marker buoy is obligatory and it’s always advisable. This highly visible device will indicate your presence at great distances, and boats should stay well clear of you. You must not enter the water near ports and boat launching stages or ramp areas, or in mooring and anchorage areas and the like.
Even when using a marker buoy- always keep an ear open for the sound of propellers coming your way and don’t hesitate to wave your arms and splash water to show the boater where you are. Unfortunately sail boater...
10) Addition of upper torso floatation
9) Safe neon yellow vest for visibility
8) Locking inflator on BOTH the S.O.S. Vest and the Visual Safety Marker Tube
7) One complete system making travel easy
6) Audible Safety Whistle for gaining attention
5) Visual Safety Marker Tube for alerting boat crew of your position
3) Made with Pride in the USA
2) Sizes for YOUR Entire Family
1) Peace of Mind, for the most enjoyable snorkeling experience possible!!!
Witnessing the crystal clear underwater world has always been an unbelievable experience. However, snorkeling tours can become a bit crowded at times with some tour operators filling the boat or having multiple boats dropping off excited snorkelers at the same sites. At SnorkelCity.com
, your safety has always been our first concern! While SnorkelCity.com
has always offered top quality snorkeling gear
to our customers, we have seen a need for the snorkeling community to be able to alert the tour/boat operators when the snorkeler has wandered away from the group, totally engrossed in the s...
A frequent debate among snorkelers is whether or not to buy your own gear or simply rent it wherever you are going snorkeling; there are benefits to doing either. A big determining factor on whether or not to buy your own gear is thinking how frequently you plan on snorkeling. An advantage to renting your gear is not having to take all your own gear with you everywhere you go, and to just drop it off at the rental shop once you are done. Most snorkeling places will offer rental gear, but it is important to keep in mind on how worn the gear is and how well it has been cleaned in-bet...
If you are an avid lover of the ocean or marine life or are just curious about it then you simply must take up snorkeling as a hobby. Snorkeling allows you to see an underwater world completely unique and isolated from our own. Unlike SCUBA diving, you do not need an entire setup of gear. A mask, snorkel, set of fins, and snorkeling vest
are all basic gear you will need. If you do not have all your own gear before vacation no worries, nearly every snorkeling location you will visit offers rentals on everything you will need for a great snorkeling experience. Snorkeling is appropriate for...
Fins are an essential part of comfortable snorkeling or diving; they work with your legs muscles to push you through the water with ease and comfort while using the least amount of energy possible. As with any other piece of equipment, fit and comfort are the top priorities when choosing your fins. The sizes of today’s fin blades are typically larger to provide maximum power with minimal effort but various sizes are available to meet an individual’s size needs. The fins themselves come with varying designs of slits and vents on the blade to channel water different ways and enhance their perfor...
Online “department” stores and general sporting goods stores work because sales associates know a little about lots of products. Other online stores do the same, or eliminate the problem by restricting your selection. At Snorkel City, we are dedicated to giving you the best variety of the best gear at the best prices. All of our US-based customer associates know the ins and outs of a variety of brands and materials and are ready to help you select the perfect snorkeling gear for your next excursion.
The best material for mask skirts and snorkel flex tubes and mouthpieces is silicone. Silicone...