We are often asked by trainees, and others, to recommend equipment that should be purchased that will be suitable for their Club diving trips. The following list contains links to the manufactures of our suggestions. We do not endorse any of the claims made by the manufacturers here. We also point to the equipment that the Branch provides for their training and to the equipment that our instructors use for their own diving and while training. By all means buy what you want and don't be afraid to ask:
Dive computers are handy pieces of kit however should NOT be used to replace dive tables. Some models use more conservative models for decompression than others. You shouldnt really need a computer until you complete your Sport or Branch diver training. Any of the ranges from Scubapro (formerly Uwatec) and Suunto will service you well.
Try and keep away from the small watch size computers.
Underwater Kinetics (UK) used to produce highly durable and popular torches and continue to do so. However as the evolution of LED torches has come into force, there are a number of other options being favored by some of our members. The Beaver Plasma LED torch is particularly popular at the moment