April 23, 2019

Beginners' guides

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Here you’ll find everything you need to know about Spearfishing, from getting the right kit to finding out about the sport.

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    Which is the best spearfishing wetsuit for you?

    Your spearfishing wetsuit is one of the top tree most important and expensive purchase decisions you will make so it’s important to get it right first time, the others being your speargun and fins.  In this article we will cover which wetsuit you need for the UK and abroad, thicknesses, materials and finishes as well as entry level offerings alongside what’s classed as premium.  What’s worth your money and what’s best left on the shelf.


    What size speargun do you need?

    speargun150With so many guns in so many set-ups it can be difficult to know where to begin!  With that in mind we have created this guide so you know exactly what you need, when you need it. Spearguns generally have a name plus a number.  The name relates to the type of set up it has like a 'Rob Allen Tuna' relates to fact that it is made out of aluminium and is powered by twin bands.


    Spearfishing equipment beginner's guide

    9mm-Dyneema-core-bungee-150x150Here is an introduction to the gear you will need to start spearfishing. We cover spearfishing wetsuits which are very different to your standard surf wetsuit, carbon freedive fins, spearfishing floats and spearguns. Hopefully it will give you a quick insight into the gear we use and why it is better suited than the non specialist kit out there.


    Spearfishing kit guide


    Our useful spearfishing kit guide aims to inform the beginner and novice spearo of what you'll need for a safe and successful dive. It will also help you to understand kit specifications, styles and makes.

    Once you're ready, head on over to our spearfishing shop.



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