5 Streamlined Ways to Maximize Mares Gear

5 Streamlined Ways to Maximize Mares Gear

There are time saving tricks for almost everything nowadays—including the gear-intensive sport, scuba diving. Learn how to make the most out of your Mares paraphernalia by giving these hacks a go:

1.Mares BCD and bungee cords.

The key to enhanced diving efficiency and security would be streamlining the Mares Bolt BCD. The BCD is designed with a slide and lock weight system for a lightweight feel. But regardless of how much light-handling we do we will still need a range of equipment depending on the dive mission. Bungee cords with hooks on each end could secure the gear to your BCD, arm, and thigh or wherever you’ve attached it instead of the gear just dangling while you dive.

2.Mares wetsuits and plastic bags.

While the Mares Flexa 5.4.3mm wetsuit is formulated with 100% ultra- stretch of high-quality neoprene that gives you that signature Mares snug fit, putting it on could be time consuming. Getting your wrists and ankles through the wetsuit’s cuff could be the conundrum. It is highly suggested to use (any) plastic bags, wear them on both hands and feet when putting on your Mares wetsuit. The low friction of the said synthetic material against the neoprene makes it easier to slide into.

3.Mares wetsuit and BCD zippers and candle wax.

May it be your Mares Flexa wetsuit or Mare Bolt BCD, stubborn zippers are inevitable. Anything with zippers must be lubricated regularly for proper maintenance. Most people would buy commercially available products to remedy the crisis at hand. Candle wax is a much cheaper substitute for all those lubricants.

4.Mares Gloves and woolen gloves.

With 5mm to 6.5mm if thickness, the Mares Flexa Fit Gloves is the perfect choice to keep your hands warm while diving in the cold. If this isn’t enough to keep your fingers from getting frostbites, wear woolen gloves under your wetsuit gloves. The material will insulate your hands even when completely soaked.

5.Mares masks and baby shampoo.

The Mares Essence Liquidskin Mask offers you comfort fit and the best view but it is not exempted from fog. For most divers spitting on their mask is not an option, a bottle of baby shampoo can be used to defog your mask instead. Rub a few drops of the shampoo inside of the damp glass. Toothpaste can also be used but baby shampoo is much more recommended as it will not hurt in case it gets in your eyes.

These time saving tips will make the tedious task of maintaining and using dive gear a breeze. Prolong and preserve your products for more diving adventures.


Grip and Grit: Diving with Mares Gloves


The hands and the feet are the first places in the body where you start to feel the cold while submerged in the water. That is why scuba diving gloves are one of the most significant pieces in your dive equipment: from keeping your fingers warm in cold water environments to protecting you from scratches on a wreck or reef dive, gloves assure an extra level of comfort and protection. Choosing the best dive gloves for you can be tough — deluge of things are to be considered like thickness, materials and type of dive. On that grounds, Mares developed superior diving gloves that are not only comfortable but also exhibit supreme grip and unequalled grit. Let us explore the perks of diving with the unrivalled Mares gloves:

Grip and Grit: Diving with Mares Gloves

1. Mares Gloves ultimate resistance and maximum protection

Mares gloves are known worldwide for using only the choicest materials, ensuring extreme durability, flexibility and superlative endurance to wear and tear — thus giving you maximum protection even in the toughest of dive environments and worst of water conditions.

Mares gloves also ace the vital function of every diving glove: protection against scratches, punctures and other types of skin abrasions. The Mares Flex 3mm or the Mares Flexa Classic 3mm double-lined neoprene are great choices in terms of protection. Plus, in case of strong currents, these tenacious gloves will keep your hands safe from war wounds as you move, and will help you avoid dangerous bites from all kinds of marine fauna.


Grip and Grit: Diving with Mares Gloves

2. Mares Gloves warmth and comfort

Diving gloves are as important as wearing your neoprene wetsuits. Think of your gloves as extensions of the latter. As mentioned above, the hands and the feet are the first parts of your body to feel the cold. Good thing, Mares provides series of diving gloves for every water temperature. The Mares Amara Gloves, for example, features a 1.5mm black neoprene that is great for diving in warm waters. Diving in cold waters, however, requires thicker gloves — the Mares Flexa Fit Gloves in 5mm or 6.5mm is a good choice for this water condition. Additionally, these gloves features ultra stretch neoprene, adjustable velcro straps and snug cut in glideskin, making them comfortable to wear.


Grip and Grit: Diving with Mares Gloves

3. Mares Gloves supreme grip

One of the most significant feature of a diving glove is its ability for supreme grip. Diving is surely an exciting sports, but it can also be dangerous at times. Excellent grip is an important feature in case of emergencies and strong currents underwater. Diving gloves that slip are totally not good choices. Mares gloves are intricately engineered assuring that all gloves we develop embodies maximum grip. The Mares Tec Gloves leaves three uncovered fingers for added grip, while the Mares Camo gloves line and the Mares Flexa Fit Gloves are also great choices if you are aiming for better grip.


Covering only a little fraction of your body, diving gloves can easily be overlooked — but just like any of your heavy diving gears, they are also vital in the overall success of your dive.