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PURiGUARD Anti-Microbial Wet Suits

Posted by admin on Aug 24, 2021 11:08:34 AM

Introducing PURiGUARD We now offer neoprene products using PURiGUARD fabrics - an IST exclusive antimicrobial neoprene series that protects and shields divers from harmful bacteria and odors. PURiGUARD is made with an eco-friendly process that requires less chemicals, water, and energy. PURiGUARD fabrics are Zinc-treated and embedded with Zinc ions that damage DNA in bacteria cells and...

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Topics: Diving Gear, Wetsuits

Ceramic Line Cutter ScubaLab Best Buy

Posted by admin on Aug 11, 2021 02:08:33 AM

Our K22 Ceramic Line Cutter was just named a ScubaLab 2020 Best Buy in Scuba Diving Magazine’s April Issue. The editors put over a dozen of the latest diving knives from the top diving brands to the test, and rated each according to cutting ability, ergonomics, and durability. They described our Ceramic Line Cutter as “unassuming. . . but really gets the job done.” Line cu...

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Topics: Awards, Diving Gear

How to Choose the Right Wetsuit | A Buying Guide

Posted by admin on Aug 11, 2021 02:08:32 AM

If you live outside of the tropics and you plan to spend any extended amount of time outdoors and underwater, you’re going to need a wetsuit to help keep you warm, happy, and alive. We put together a wetsuit buying guide to help you learn what to look for, whether it’s your first one, or you’re already looking for your next one. A wetsuit is an investment, and the effort and time...

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Topics: Beginner, Product Guides, Wetsuits

DEMA 2019 Orlando

Posted by admin on Aug 11, 2021 02:08:25 AM

DEMA Show starts today, and we hope to see you there. Remember to stop by our booth #409 and say hello. We’ll be revealing some of our new products available next Spring. Our designers and engineers have been developing innovative, reliable, and trust-worthy new diving equipment, and you don’t want to miss it. Come talk to us. We’d love to get your feedback on our new gear.

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Topics: Insider, News

DEMA Show 2019 New Scuba Gear Coming

Posted by admin on Aug 11, 2021 02:08:24 AM

It’s that time again! If you’ll be in Orlando for this year’s DEMA Show, we’d love if you’d stop by and come talk to us and see the new gear we’ll be revealing. IST Diving stays on top of scuba diving tech and we offer innovative diving products with thoughtful new features. We were among the first to introduce 5-zip wetsuits, which have now, years later, be...

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Topics: Insider, News

Maui, Hawai'i | A Scuba Diving Guide

Posted by admin on Aug 11, 2021 02:08:04 AM

Hawai’i is one of the best dive destinations in the world –and for good reason! Located in the heart of the Pacific Ocean, the islands of Hawai’i are surrounded by clear blue waters that are teaming with an abundance of marine life. Hawai’i boasts many endemic species that can be found nowhere else on Earth. Hawai’i’s unique underwater world is filled with p...

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Topics: Diving Guides, Travel

Corrective Diving Lenses: Do I Need a Prescription?

Posted by admin on Aug 06, 2021 01:08:04 PM

Whether you want to learn to scuba dive, or you’ve already been diving for a while, there’s a good chance you wear prescription lenses. (Over 194 million adults in the U.S. wear corrective lenses according to The Vision Council’s VisionWatch 2018 Annual Report). Do you need to ask your optometrist for another prescription before you buy corrective lenses for yo...

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Topics: Diving Masks, Product Guides, Prescription Lenses

DEMA SHOW 2018

Posted by admin on Aug 06, 2021 01:08:02 PM

Produced by DEMA, the annual DEMA Show is the largest trade-only event in the world for companies doing business in the scuba diving, ocean water sports and adventure/dive travel industries. It attracts hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of dive and travel industry professionals from around the world each year. We’re very excited about this year’s DEMA SHOW. We’ve pre...

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Topics: Insider

IST'S New Website!

Posted by admin on Aug 06, 2021 08:08:59 AM

Huzzah! Our new website is fully armed and operational, and if we could have a little humble brag- we think it looks awesome. We wanted to give our dealers and customers a truly great experience while browsing our site. So we took into consideration many suggestions and considerations when redesigning our site.  There’s a whole new dealer login experience, user experience for nav...

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Topics: Insider