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.