Well-the Christmas trees are being lit and the choirs are signing pretty songs and that can mean nothing other than the fact that it’s time to consider finding that exactly perfect Christmas gift for those whom we cherish. There will be many ties and vacuums purchased this holiday…but about 2% of the population will be thinking about more adventurous endeavors. Here at Scuba.com we are all divers & dive instructors and we have been training & selling scuba for over a quarter of a century. For a reason that I don’t really understand- Amazon does not sell skydiving equipment but they do sell scuba gear. To become a scuba diver-you commit to about 40 hours worth of physical instruction to be able to earn your certification to dive safely. This is actually more instructional time than solo skydiving requires. There will be many people purchasing scuba diving life-support equipment through Amazon this year and they’re not going to realize some of the compromises that this selling platform creates for them and/or their beloved gift recipients. Amazon will deliver their products in small brown boxes that will require professional assembly before use. Amazon will not be available for consultancy in terms   Read more…