Apr 10, 2013
We first saw Cascade Foundry’s (CGF) Infinite Scuba™ reality based scuba game at the most recent DEMA Show, the Dive Equipment and Marketing Association trade show. We found it so compelling we gave it our “Best in Show” award. To be a ScubaGadget best in show winner a product must have the potential to provoke a fundamental change that ripples throughout the dive industry. Not only did we...
Oct 3, 2012
BARE has suspended production on their promising, stretchable and breathable SB SYSTEM drysuit. This drysuit was a ScubaGadget’s award winner for best new technology for 2011 and a ScubaLab 2011 Testers’ Choice. According to Peter Falk, VP Marketing at BARE, the quality control team recently noted a “slightly higher than normal return rate on this suit because of a delamination problem.” Falk also...
Oct 3, 2012
FULL CPSC RECALL NOTICE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 27, 2012 Release #12-286
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (888) 270-8595 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983
Atomic Aquatics Recalls Cobalt Dive Computer Due to Impact and Drowning Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada,...
Jul 27, 2012
Last September when Huish Outdoors purchased its second major scuba company, Atomic Aquatics (Bare Sports was first), we labeled them an “emerging US outdoor sports company.” Since then they have sailed past that moniker, adding quality dive bag manufacturer Stahlsac to the family and coming close to purchasing another un-named company this past spring. Now, with the purchase of Zeagle (Zephyrhills,...
Nov 4, 2011
Here is a summary of what we saw on day two of the 2011 DEMA Show in Orlando, Florida. We will have end of day coverage throughout the show as well as live tweets and facebook posts during the day.
Notes from Booths we visited today:
Spoke with the people at the COARE (Center for Oceanic Awareness, Research, and Education) booth. COARE seeks to enlighten people, young and old, to the plight of the oceans,...