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Monday, 15 November 2010
Suunto have just bought out their Limited Edition Suunto Gift Packs, what perfect timing for Christmas!
Suunto D6 Gift Pack
The D6 gift pack includes the brilliant Suunto D6 dive computer, plus the Suunto Dive manager. Not only that, there’s also a Salomon 25 litre Suunto branded backpack, a handy Suunto pouch to keep your new dive computer protected, a water bottle and a buff.
Suunto D9 Gift Pack
The D9 gift pack includes the popular Suunto D9 dive computer with the Suunto dive manager, wireless transmitter, titanium strap and USB memory stick as well as some fantastic accessories – 30 litre Suunto branded Salomon backpack, Suunto water bottle, Suunto Buff, Suunto luggage tags and a very handy Suunto pouch to keep your new dive computer protected. A brilliant gift package, ideal for Christmas whether you’re treating yourself or a loved one.
Suunto D4 Gift Pack
The Suunto D4 gift pack includes the D4 dive computer with some cool accessories which include a handy Suunto pouch which is perfect for keeping your dive computer protected, a suunto water bottle and a Suunto branded 20 litre Salomon backpack, ideal for keeping all your new kit in.
All Suunto Gift Packs are available to buy now, but because they’re limited edition they are only available until 15th December, or until all stock goes. So to avoid disappointment, get yours today!
Check out the Limited Edition Suunto Gift Packs here.
Wednesday, 3 November 2010
Scubapro in partnership with DNA BLU have released their very own Dive Logbook application for the iPhone which is available for free download.
This great app allows users with a SCUBAPRO UWATEC dive computer to display their dive information and profiles on their iPhone. This will allow you to easily carry their logbook everywhere with them, what’s more you can re-live and share your underwater experiences at the touch of a button.
As well as being able to transfer dive profile data (from SmartTRAK and DataTRAK), from a PC to your iPhone the Dive Log Book has several other great features:
- Wireless transfer of files from PC to iPhone
- Insert dives manually, directly on your iPhone
- Offers a direct link with Scubapro Twitter and Facebook pages to keep you updated on all the latest news
- Find included useful diver links for relevant global weather conditions for water temperatures, wave heights/ lengths, winds etc
- Integrated image and video library of underwater life which offers a great educational tool for you to identify creatures and plant life you may come across
To download the Scubapro Dive Log Book from the iTunes store click here.
Friday, 22 October 2010
Come and visit us at this years Dive Show on 30th and 31st October at the Birmingham NEC.
Simply Scuba will be heading their way up to the dive show next week for a weekend full of diving, just find us at stand 1362!
We will be offering exclusive dive show discounts and competitions to everyone who comes through the door.
The Dive Show is a great place to discover more about diving, whether you're a beginner or a expert. There's over 300 exhibitors this year so you can find out about all the latest pieces of dive kit as well as the best places to dive from over 50 reps which you will find around the centre.
For newcomers to the sport, there's the fantastic try-dive pool which attract schools of people each year. So make sure you pack your swimming costume or trunks before you leave home!
For more information about the dive show click here.
Monday, 11 October 2010
During the early hours of Sunday morning/ Saturday night our warehouse was broken into and a fair few wetsuit and drysuits were taken before the alarms were sounded which disturbed them.
They managed to break through an outside wall with a sledge hammer and pickaxe to make a hole that was big enough for them to climb through.
It's likely that the thieves will try to re-sell the items they stole and most of them have serial numbers on them. We're offering a £500 reward to anyone who has information which leads to their arrest and conviction.
The Scuba Diving community is quite small, so if you do hear or see anything which seems too good to be true on sites such as eBay, at your local dive club or even car boot sale, it's quite possible it could be our stock.
If you do have any information please contact us or Kent police on 01622 677055 quoting crime reference number EY16064-10. We would really appreciate any information you have.
For more information please click here.
Friday, 1 October 2010
The beginning of October this year has brought about the announcement of a number of new Scubapro products including two new second stages to be paired with their existing first stages, the A700 regulator in a new black finish, a redesigned and also a new drysuit, two new bags and a number of new accessories.
A700 Black Tech
The MK17 & MK25 A700 is now available in a new black glossy finish. The new PVD (Physical Vapour Desposition – the method used to coat the regulator body) finish increases the surface scratch resistance and gives it a very stylish polished look. The Scubapro flagship second stage still delivers outstanding performance in all conditions.
C200 & C300 Second Stage
The new C200 is an entry level second stage that is paired with the MK11 first stage and provides a small and simple design resulting in a lightweight and reliable regulator. The Optimized Flow Design™ valve helps to achieve excellent performance and breathing response whilst the new full sized anti-scratch front cover prevent scruff damage to the regulator. The C200 is also available as a Octopus with a yellow cover and 100cm hose.
The C300 is a mid level unbalanced second stage, but thanks to the completely new mechanism design the C300 performs as well as the balanced S555 second stage. The C300 is available paired with the MK11, MK17 & MK25 first stages. As with the C200, the C300 has a full sized anti-scratch front cover and features Scubapro's new Optimized Flow Design™ to increase performance but also sports adjustable inhalation resistance allowing the diver to customise their diving experience.
The Evertec is a high quality, heavy duty trilaminate drysuit, the material choice ensures durability and quick drying but also helps to keep the overall weight down. The suit features a telescopic torso to improve flexibility without excessive material causing discomfort and drag. There are elasticated suspenders fitted on the inside and a crotch strap on the outside to prevent the suit from moving around when worn. A diagonal front entry zip eases self closing and donning with a nylon flap to help protect the zip from damage. A warm neoprene neck collar helps to keep heat in whilst a thigh cargo pockets aid storage. Flexible neoprene socks gives footwear flexibility allowing the diver pick their choice of boot type such as rock boots or neoprene boots whilst Si Tech valves finish the specification off with quality and reliability.
The new Scubapro cabin bag is a large, sturdy bag that is fitted with wheels and telescopic handle for easy manoeuvrability through the airport. Its 51cm x 23cm size fully complies with IATA regulations.
These are available for pre order now, but stock is not expected to be released until January 2011.
Thursday, 30 September 2010
We just wanted to say a massive thank you to every one of our loyal customers who voted for us in the latest Sports Diver awards as your Best Retailer 2010!
We’re really happy we won and we know we couldn’t do it without you guys, so thanks! We now have another trophy to add to our growing collection!
Keep up-to-date with all the latest news and competitions by joining our Simply Scuba Facebook group. Interact with other divers, share your photos and experience, plus win some great dive gear in our competitions!
Check it out here.