Paralenz+ Review

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Recently, Paralenz announced their next generation of dive cameras, the Vaquita which prompted me to write up this post about the things I love and the areas I’m hoping they will improve in the next generation. My summary on this device is that the hardware is very good and the software is mediocre, it’s worth getting as long as the caveats don’t impact your use case (although at this specific time, I’d wait for the Vaquita which should come out in April).

Dive Buddy Woes

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Today was just weird, and not in a good way. It started off with my dive buddy (and class mate) deciding that on the dive boat was the place to bring up some concerns they’d been having and choosing to do so at full volume so the whole boat had to listen to it. I was embarassed, to say the least. The assertion was that my poor swimming lead to us bumping into each other frequently and that this was entirely my problem.