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Top Tips for choosing the right dive mask

When it comes to buying dive and snorkelling kit, one of the most important pieces of equipment to own is the right mask. It is often the first piece of dive gear that new divers buy and there are numerous

By |April 16th, 2018|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Kirk Scuba Gear and ScubaMax

Kirk Scuba Gear is excited to have added all the ScubaMax line of products to our website. We are the only online business in Canada to offer all ScubaMax products at discounted prices with a full manufacturers warranty. We want

By |April 13th, 2018|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

True Stories of Underwater Ghosts

We’ve all heard of ghosts haunting crumbling mansions or creepy forests, but tales of sunken spirits are far less common. With that in mind, here are a few spooky stories that might make you think twice about taking a dip

By |January 13th, 2017|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments


How "cool" are we scuba divers. Well, we are pretty cool in that we have taken a scuba diver course, purchased  gear, explore the beauty underwater that land lovers can't see, and travel to exotic destinations to take in beautiful fish, corals and shipwrecks.

By |November 28th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

How its made:::Scuba Tanks/Cylinders

A diving cylinder, scuba tank or diving tank is a gas cylinder used to store and transport the high pressure breathing gas required by a scuba set. It may also be used for surface-supplied diving or as decompression gas or

By |November 14th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

A Starter Guide On Scuba Gear Cleaning And Maintenance

Article by Joe Crivello  Scuba diving is a blast, but it's also one of the world's most gear-intensive pastimes once you get serious about it. In order to get the most out of all those wonderful bits of gear you

By |October 24th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

What not to do when you learn to scuba dive?

Scuba Diving is an underwater recreational sport that has gained immense popularity of late. The dive enthusiasts spend most of their time in expectation of a quality dive; however, they lose out on the basics that are important for a

By |October 1st, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Balanced vs Unbalanced – Regulator Basics for Beginners 101

One of the most commonly mentioned regulator terms is "balanced." This term is often misunderstood and sometimes misused by salesmen, so this article will hopefully clear things up. Take a deep breath (no pun intended) and I’ll explain exactly what

By |July 14th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Henry Fleuss

Henry Albert Fleuss (1851–1932) was a pioneering diving engineer, and Master Diver for Siebe, Gorman & Co. of London. Fleuss was born in Marlborough, Wiltshire in 1851. In 1878 he was granted a patent which improved rebreathers. His apparatus consisted

By |July 7th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments

Patent Foramen Ovale and Diving

As a scuba instructor, I find the physiological side of scuba diving fascinating. My personal research led me to discover Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO), a medical condition that may cause an increase in a diver's chance of decompression illness. I

By |July 4th, 2016|Blog :::: KSG Scuba Scoop|0 Comments