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Light & Motion Products Overview

We are happy to announce that we are expanding our underwater photography department. With that said we have brought in Light & Motion products to enhance your images and videos. Below gives you an outline on the new products. If you have further questions on what light suits you  best, give us a call or stop by the shop. We are happy to help you create a system that works for you.

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In an environment where you actually rely on your gear for your next breath, every component needs to be reliable including your lighting system. Factory sealed, tested, and certified to the FL-1 Standard, the lights are guaranteed to perform. L&M lighting solutions have been conscientiously designed to seamlessly integrate into your diving experience so the light will feel as natural as your own vision. Built with versatile options to mount comfortably and hands free or to connect with just about any camera system – and the smart dashboard provides clear indication of run-time and mode selection.

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Never before has the world seen a flashlight like the GoBe, a versatile and powerful system that provides the perfect light for any activity. Gobe’s robust factory sealed design is waterproof to 120 meters, works on land and can be mounted to anything. The platform is built with six compatible lightheads, each optimized to deliver the perfect beam pattern for your activity. Now you can GoBe Anywhere with a lighting system that delivers unparalleled performance and features with a compact durable design that weighs a mere 160 grams. These lights are all rechargeable and feature battery indicator lights with different power modes.

Models we carry:

GOBE 500 Spot/700 Spot
GOBE 700 Wide

GOBE 850 Wide

GOBE Heads NightSea Head

One of the best features with the GOBE lights is that if you decide you want to switch from a 500 SPOT light to an 850 Wide, all you have to do is replace the head. You don’t need to buy the whole light itself which saves you money!

GOBE 500 Search Head
GOBE 700 Spot Head
GOBE NightSea Head: This light in particular is pretty interesting and change the way you night dive. NightSea technology causes certain proteins and chemicals to fluoresce under blue light, revealing hidden details in the world around. For best results, view through a yellow filter to see nothing but fluorescence!

Learn more about your GOBE light options here. 

 

 

SOLA Lights

Engineered to deliver studio quality lighting, “constant lighting” has created a new standard in underwater imaging and L&M is at the leading edge of what is possible. Dual beam settings provide powerful beam pattern/color control with a slide of the magnetic switch. Sophisticated firmware and cooling systems enable our lights to perform consistently during use, so that you don’t have to continually adjust your camera settings. Factory sealed, tested and certified to the FL-1 Standard, L&M goes above and beyond to ensure that your light will reliably perform for every dive. Built on versatile platforms that allow you to mount to just about any camera setup – and featuring a smart dashboard to provide an accurate indication of run-time and mode selection. There are many SOLA models but in stock now we have the 1200 Spot/Flood. If you are looking for other SOLA lights, we can absolutely get them for you.

1200S/F 1200 S/F Sola Light
“It’s hard to find any competition for Sola 1200 Video at the moment. The bottom line is that this light is the smallest and the handiest powerful video/photo light I have tried.” – Deepshots UK Review

Featuring:
• 1200 lumen flood and 500 lumen spot output certified to the FL-1 Standard
• A powerful LED array using the best CREE LEDs and enhanced firmware.
• Colored Status LED for battery and mode indication for easy power management.
• Multiple imaging mounts available, including standard 1″ photo ball, 1/2″ Locline, and YS mount.

Included:
• 2 Amp Charger & Zippered Bag

Get more specs here. 

SideKick for GoPro SideKick

Sidekick DUO
A game changing light that is lighter than the GoPro and designed to leverage existing GoPro mounts with a simple adapter. Adjustable spot and flood modes give users the flexibility to control the amount of light to create the perfect POV footage.

SideKick Flood
Shine a little light on your adventure with a design that weighs less than the GoPro and leverages existing GoPro mounts with a simple adapter. This is the perfect GoPro companion light – ready to transform mediocre POV footage into truly epic imagery.

SideKick Accessories Sidelick on Gopro

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Compatible with Sidekick (Flood) and Sidekick Duo(Spot/Flood). Sidekick Dive Arm Kit is a flexible loc-line arm w/ direct Sidekick connection (.25” diameter)

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Compatible with Sidekick (Flood) and Sidekick Duo (Spot/Flood). Sidekick GoPro Mount Adaptor is a mount with a direct Sidekick connection that allows for mounting on all GoPro Mounts.

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We also carry Backscatter’s single and dual handle GoPro trays along with locline arms in 6in or 12in. Need a tray and arms for a different camera? We can get a set-up to fit your needs.

End Of Season SALE! October 24th & 25th

October Sale

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Masks – Fins – Snorkels – Knives – Accessories – Boots – Gloves – Hoods – Catch Bags – Lobster Gear – Regulators – BCDs – Computers – Wetsuits – Rashguards – Travel Bags – Sweatshirts

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Open Water Diver $295 (Reg $594)
 
Advanced Open Water Diver $295 (Reg $395)
Rescue Diver $295 (Reg $395)
Drysuit Diver $195 (Reg $295)
Navigation Diver $150 (Reg $195)
Peak Performance Buoyancy  $125 (Reg $150)
Night Diver $150 (Reg $195)
 
*Sale Price of Class expires 1 year from date of purchase

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Register for the January 30th -Feb 6th, 2016 Cozumel Trip on the sale days and your name will be entered to win an Aqualung ZUMA Travel BCD!

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This might be the best part of our October sale. We sell off our rental gear! That means you get practically new gear for half price! We fully clean and service all of the gear before we sell it. These items are always the first to go so make sure you arrive early on Saturday to make sure you get what you want!
Wetsuits….$75 – $175
BCDs….$195 – $250
Regulator Set-ups…$195-$450
 
Regulator setups include Reg, BCD Hose, Alternate Air Source and Computer Console with compass

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We have a few different deals for you when it comes to buying new tanks.
20% OFF when you purchase 1 tank
 
OR
Free 10 Air Fill Card when you purchase 1 tank
 
OR
Purchase 2 tanks and receive FREE AIR FOR LIFE
 
*Don’t forget, we always give FREE VIPS FOR LIFE when you purchase a new tank from us. 

Air Cards & Rental Cards

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This card enables you to rent gear at half price for life!
Air Cards: Buy in bulk and save!
10 Fill Card: $70 (Reg $80)
30 Fill Card: $180 (Reg $195)
60 Fill Card: $300 (cash only)

Gift CardsScuba Gift Cards

Purchase a $50 gift card and receive a $10 bonus card!

Underwater Photography

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Sealife Cameras & Accessories 
10% OFF
GoPro Accessories 
10% OFF

Maintenance Packages

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Why should you buy new gear from us? Simple, FREE MAINTENANCE FOR LIFE. Every time you purchase a new piece of new equipment we will give you free labor and parts for life on that item. That way you know you gear is always clean and working properly for whenever you want to hop in the water.
Regulators
FREE Annual Labor & Parts for life (Annual Savings $100)
BCDs
FREE Annual Labor & Parts for life (Annual Savings $50)
Computers
FREE Annual Battery Changes for life (Annual Savings $35)
Tanks
FREE VIPS for life (Annual Savings: $35)

Buy a New Aqualung BCD and get a Free Dry Bag!

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Great news for the holidays! Buy any new Aqualung BCD and receive a Free Dry Bag! BCD must be purchased  between November 19th and December 31st, 2014. Don’t forget, you also get Free Annual Labor and Parts from us when you purchase any new piece of gear. So that’s even more savings in your pocket! Stop by the shop to view our line of BCDs. We would love to help you pick out a new BCD for yourself or the diver in your life. See the full Aqualung BCD lineup here.

FREE Defense Duffle Dry Bag ($110 Value!) This item is new for 2015. Best the first to have one!

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CONSUMER RECALL: Aqualung Surelock II Weight Pocket Handles

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CONSUMER NOTICE – RECALL

ALL SURELOCK II RUBBER WEIGHT POCKET HANDLES

Aqua Lung is conducting a voluntary recall of all SureLock II rubber weight pocket handles. SureLock II is the mechanical weight release system found on most Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators (BCs) beginning in 2009. Whether you have an original rubber handle or one of the revised rubber handles from the previous recall, Aqua Lung would now like to replace it with the latest generation handle, p/n 12396. Aqua Lung is concerned about the life expectancy of both models of rubber handles. A failure may occur due to separation of the rubber, cracking, tearing or breaking. If this were to occur during a dive, the weight pocket would be left engaged inside the BC. While there are no known occurrences of this happening underwater, and there have not been any reported injuries, Aqua Lung believes that a recall is the safe and prudent thing to do. The newest generation of handle does not rely upon rubber and is considered much stronger and safer.

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Both versions of rubber handle are
being recalled

The replacement handle uses
webbing instead of rubber.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using their BCs with Sure Lock II rubber weight pocket handles. Bring the pockets to your nearest authorized Aqua Lung Dive Retailer or Dive Center. They will be able to replace your handles for you while you wait, as changing handles is a quick process. The replacement is made under warranty and you will not incur any charges.

This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Consumer Contact – for additional assistance please call (855) 355-7170 or visit www.aqualung.comand click on the Recall Notice.

WE HAVE THE NEW HANDLES IN STOCK AT UNDERSEA DIVERS. STOP BY THE STORE TO HAVE THE NEW HANDLES REPLACED AT NO CHARGE.

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The Boston Sea Rovers are now accepting Intern Applications!

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The Boston Sea Rovers are currently accepting applications for the 2015 Sea Rovers Annual Summer Internship.  Qualified graduating high school seniors, college freshmen and sophomores interested in pursuing underwater careers are encouraged to apply to the Sea Rovers by December 1, 2014.

Immediately following graduation or the spring semester, the 2015 Intern will intern with members of the Boston Sea Rovers and associates located throughout the United States to experience a wide variety of jobs and career choices.  Based in part on the personal interests of the scholar, the Internship will provide advanced dive training courses and ample opportunities to dive and train with a variety of dive professionals in abroad cross section of diving environments. Opportunities will include hands-on work with professional under water photographers and filmmakers, educational specialists, marine engineers and scientists, equipment manufacturer’s representatives, and dive shop owners.

In addition to the unique time spent with some of our most distinguished members, the Sea Rover Intern will be outfitted with dive equipment (provided by Sea Rover Clinic corporate sponsors) for their use throughout the summer and will receive the necessary financial support to ensure travel and living expenses.

A committee comprised of Sea Rovers members selects each year’s intern.  To be considered for the Sea Rovers Internship candidates must:

  •   Be a certified diver from New England
  •   Have earned a minimum GPA of 3.4 out of 4.0 (or equivalent) and be on track to graduate from high school by June of the Internship year or attending college at the time of application
  •   Age requirements:
    •   Maximum age of 19 at the time of the application deadline (December 1, 2014)
    •   Interns must be at least 18 years old by the beginning of their Internship (May 1, 2015)
  •   Submit a complete scholarship application package that includes an essay on why the candidate wants to pursue a career in the underwater world and how this scholarship can help them achieve that goal.
    •   Electronic submission of supporting documents is preferred.
    •   A copy of your most recent physical (within the last year) and the completed medical questionnaire/health history is the minimum requirement for the application package.  Full compliance with the complete Sea Rovers’ medical requirements may be deferred until after initial selection as the Intern.  Medical information is reviewed in compliance with current privacy laws.

The Sea Rovers must receive all packages by December 1, 2014.  Selected candidates must be available for interview during the period December 1, 2014 through January 18, 2015.

Gear Maintenance: 50% OFF

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IT’S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR!
For a lot of you the season is winding down which makes it a great time to get yoru gear cleaned and tuned up. Or for those of you who start to do a lot of traveling, get your gear serviced knowing it will be working in perfect condition for your vacation.
For the month of November we will be giving you 50% off the labor costs on all BCD and Regulator overhauls. Plus get 50% off VIPS and HYDROS!
Regulator Labor $60…..NOW $30
BCD Labor $35…..NOW $17.30
VIPs $25…..NOW $12.50 (Includes Air Fill)
HYDROs…..NOW $25.00 (Includes Air Fill & VIP)

*PARTS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN 50% OFF DISCOUNT

*DISCOUNT NOT VALID FOR DRYSUIT REPAIRS & COMPUTER BATTERY CHANGES

GoPro Announces the Hero4 Camera.

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The long-awaited GoPro Hero4 was released Monday September 29th. As expected this camera exceeded everyone’s expectations. The new cameras will be ready for consumer purchase on October 5th. They released a HERO4 Black Edition ($499), HERO4 Silver Edition ($399) and a basic model for first time action camera users, the HERO ($129).

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Black Edition $499

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The Black Edition boasts 4k technology (cinema-quality) with 2X faster video frame rate and 2x the powerful processing of the HERO3.  For those of you non-camera geeks, the 4K technology will give you ultra high resolution at 30 fps. You will even be able to pull out 8.3MP captured stills from the awesome footage you just shot.

Another big change is the replacement of the side Wi-Fi button with a Setting button that lets you quickly change the settings on whichever mode the camera is in at the time.

The GoPro has always had a challenge with battery life due to customers wanting to turn on the camera and leave it on. The battery now drops into a quick release magazine that feels more like a DSLR. Battery life should last longer than the HERO3 but we will really see how long it will work once we get our hands on them.  Please Note: Your HERO3 batteries will NOT be compatible with the HERO4.

Features:

  • 4k resolution (Cinema-Quality) at 30fps
  • 2.7K at 48fps
  • 1080p for slow motion at 120fps
  • 12MP stills up to 30fps
  • Shutter-speed override for low-light exposures and nighttime time-lapses
  • Wifi and sharing capabilities

Silver Edition $399

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The Silver Edition of the HERO4 is the most user-friendly camera they have created. While the resolution is not the same as the HERO4, is still gives you incredible quality stills and video peaking at 2.7K at 30 fps, 1080p at 60 fps and 720 at 120 fps. The big feature on this model is the new LCD touch screen which allows you to toggle easily between playback and modes.This model still includes the Wifi and Bluetooth for easy downloading and sharing. All editions are waterproof to 130 feet.

Features

  • 2.7K at 30 fps/1080p at 60 fps and 720 at 120 fps
  • LCD touch Back Screen
  • Wifi & Bluetooth capable
  • 12MP stills at 30 fps

HERO $129

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The HERO as GoPro calls it, is meant to be a starter action camera for entry-level individuals with a small budget. With fewer features and modes they have been able to bring the price down to $129. The video quality has been downgraded as well as no touch screen and comes standard with a built-in housing. You can unlatch the back door to charge the camera but that is all. Although this camera features lower quality and less modes than the Silver & Black Edition, this is PERFECT for the starting photographer. (Makes a great gift for kids!)

Features:

  • 1080p at 30fps or 720p at 60fps
  • 5-megapixel images in 5fps burst mode
  • Camera permanently attached to housing

We will be getting our first shipment of cameras soon and will make an announcement when they hit the shelves!

 

Do you ever get cold while diving? Become a Dry Suit Diver Today!

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Do you ever get cold while diving? Being a PADI Dry Suit Diver allows you not only to stay dry and warm when diving, but consequently enables an extended dive season and allows you to take on more challenging dive spots.

Dry Suits are great for recreational diving and many technical divers wear Dry Suits due to the length of the time spent underwater. The longer the diver is in the water, the more thermal protection is required.

Prerequisites:

– PADI Open Water Diver or qualifying rating

What you learn:

– Dry suit buoyancy control skills
– Dry suit maintenance, storage and basic repair
– Undergarment (fleece or overall-type garments worn under the dry suit) options

Hear what other people have to say about Dry Suit Diving
 
“First of all, in a perfect world, dry suits would be free so everyone could have one.  If you’ve never dived in a dry suit, you don’t know what you’re missing.  You can be diving off of the Gloucester breakwater as comfortably as you would in the Caribbean.  It’s super comfortable, and you never get cold. Never.  It’s also super convenient and easy.  Just a couple of weeks ago I was diving on a boat full of guys, and at the end of the dives I unzipped my drysuit and undergarment and stepped out wearing the same shorts and t-shirt I was wearing back at the dock.  One of the guys asked, “You can do that?”  Yes.  You can do that.  It really is dry.
As to the dry suit course, it was totally worth it too.  Buoyancy in a dry suit is different.  Not difficult, just different.  The course helps you understand why it’s different and how various situations can affect your buoyancy.  You can pretty much master it after just a couple of dives once you know the tricks.  (Hint: you really don’t need ankle weights.)  The other things you learn are the emergency procedures that are unique to a dry suit, basically how to deal with malfunctioning valves or fill hoses.  You also learn the various types of suits and seals, and all the materials that can be used, as well as the care that’s required.  All very useful stuff.  I took the class with Shaun and as usual he was great.  He answered all of my questions, some of them twice.”
     -Charlie Provenzano, Diving Dry since June 2014
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Short on Time?

Take the PADI Dry Suit Diver Course online. Click the E-Learning Link to register today.

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Next Dry Suit Course

November 19th (Class & Pool)

November 22nd (Ocean Dives)

For more information on Dry Suit diving or any other courses we have available, visit our website, ask us on Facebook, visit our store, or simply give us a call. 978.927.95