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Full face snorkel mask?

Ottawa, Canada
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Full face snorkel mask?

Anyone tried these? Time for new snorkel equipment and I saw these on Amazon...

Vancouver
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for Akumal, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo, Puerto Morelos
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1. Re: Full face snorkel mask?

A lot more seal - possible leakage

not great for going underwater

Not sure about dry snorkel / purge valvels

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2. Re: Full face snorkel mask?

I saw quite a few people using them last time I was in Mexico because the dive shop was renting them. They do seem to have good reviews on Amazon.

I kept meaning to try the full face, but I LOVE my Cressi mask (and US Divers dry snorkel) so much that I never got around to it.

Edited: July 27, 2016, 12:48 pm
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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3. Re: Full face snorkel mask?

Wouldn't leave home without my Easybreath! Best invention ever! Had terrible luck with dry snorkel: the valve detached right away making it leak. No leaks whatsoever with the Easybreath as long as you don't tilt your head too far down (chin touching chest)

Nottinghamshire...
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4. Re: Full face snorkel mask?

I tried one the other week, felt very claustrophobic, my other half liked it though. But won't be buying one can't see it being very good if a little wavy.

Toronto, Canada
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5. Re: Full face snorkel mask?

I've had a look at them. I think they'd be fine if you just want to float around with your face in the water, on a calm day. I prefer movement options and like to dive down sometimes. I don't think it would be possible with this mask would it?

Ottawa, Canada
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6. Re: Full face snorkel mask?

Wow...thanks for all the feedback, very much appreciated.

warminster, england
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7. Re: Full face snorkel mask?

I have bought one can't wait to use in next month

West Midlands...
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8. Re: Full face snorkel mask?

I've just bought one too. Hubby panics with his breathing since a mishap on a scuba dive and we are hoping a tribord full mask helps 😊

Sacramento...
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9. Re: Full face snorkel mask?

I saw a video of one where people were diving down with it on so I'm thinking they have a one way valve????

West Midlands...
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10. Re: Full face snorkel mask?

It has a float inside the snorkel that blocks water entering if you submerge that then releases once you reach the surface.