Thursday, April 25, 2024

The 2020 Freediver Christmas Gift Guide


The holidays are a marvelous time for many people, but it can also get incredibly stressful trying to find the perfect gift for a loved one. If you are looking for a gift particularly for a freediver – look no further! We have the answer. DeeperBlue has compiled a list of 10 amazing gifts for the freediver in your life for every type of budget. Read below to see our picks for this year!

The 2020 Freediver Christmas Gift Guide


Octopus Freediver XL Pulling System
Octopus XL Pulling System

Freediving Pulley System – Octopus XL Pulling System

If your freediver goes training on their own line, the XL Pulling System from Octopus can be a lifesaver. Literally. Constantly adjusting the line depth and pulling up the bottom weight at the end of a training session has never been easier. Plus, it can really be helpful and life-saving when used in conjunction with a safety lanyard if there is ever a rescue scenario. Keep your freediver safe and stress-free during their training sessions with the Octopus XL Pulling System in four bright colors.

Price: €65 EUR (~$77 USD / ~£58.18 GBP)


Octopus Freediver Lanyards
Octopus Freediving Lanyards

Freediving Safety Lanyard – Octopus Freediving Lanyard

What better way to ensure your freediver’s safety than by gifting them a safety lanyard? Lanyards keep freedivers attached to the line when training, help maintain their orientation, protect them in current, and ultimately enhance their safety in even the toughest situations. The Octopus Freediving Lanyard comes in a sleek carbon material, is very lightweight, and has plenty of color choices for even the most fashion-forward freediver.

Price: €59 EUR  (~$70 USD / ~£52 GBP)


DeeperBlue Official Clothing Freedivers
DeeperBlue Official Clothing

Clothing – DeeperBlue Official Clothing

Support your favorite diving website and community,, with artistic, underwater prints stamped on clothing and accessories made from organic materials for your freediver. Products are printed in real-time and from a renewable energy powered factory and are sent out in plastic-free, biodegradable packaging. Let your freediver show their support of the underwater world and spread the word while taking their style to the next level.



Garmin Descent Mk2 for Freediver
Garmin Descent Mk2

Dive Computer – Garmin Descent Mk2

Does your freediver need some spoiling? The ultimate gift is at your fingertips: the Garmin Descent Mk2. With all the typical freediving functions you need in a dive computer plus GPS, heart rate measurements, pulse oximeter readings, an incredibly long battery life, and multisport functions, the Descent Mk2 is an all-around fitness watch that even measures stress, sleep, and calories burned. This dive computer will wow even the most stoic of freedivers.

Price: $1,299.99 USD / €1,299.99 / £1,199.99


Molchanovs Freediver Hard Case
Molchanovs Hard Case

Freediving Travel Case – Molchanovs Hard Case

If your freediver travels for their freediving activities, especially on airplanes, this is the hard case specifically created for them. 100 liters of space can fit a monofin, a pair of bi-fins, multiple wetsuits, and any other freediving accessories they need in this seemingly bottomless case, fully protecting their precious gear and providing a stress-free trip.

Price: €380.00 (~ $450 USD / £340 GBP)


Girls That Scuba Manta Ray Necklace
Girls That Scuba Manta Ray Necklace

Jewelry – Girls That Scuba Necklaces and Earrings

If your freediver wants to show off their love of the underwater world when they are trapped on land, check out Girls That Scuba necklaces and earrings that feature various marine creatures. Made with real silver and detailed designs, they will surely brighten your freediver’s day.

Price: From £24.99 (~$33 USD / ~€27 EUR)



Olympus Tough TG-6 Camera Freediver
Olympus Tough TG-6 Camera

Underwater Camera – Olympus Tough TG-6

Give your freediver the opportunity of trying out their underwater photography skills with the Olympus Tough TG-6. It shoots in RAW, is waterproof to 15m (49ft), shock-proof, and freeze-proof. Macro photos are its specialty, and additional underwater housing enables your freediver to take it even deeper. As an added bonus, offer to be their first underwater model!

Price: $349.00 (~€293 EUR / ~£262 GBP)


Uba Project EQ-Tool Plus Freediver
Uba Project EQ-Tool Plus

Equalization Training Tools – Uba Project EQ-Tool Plus or Molchanovs EQ Trainer

If your freediver is having trouble equalizing, or just wants to improve their technique, an equalization training tool is a perfect gift. Uba Project offers the EQ-Tool Plus, teaching freedivers how to manage the volume of air used to equalize, how they handle mouthfill air, whether they are using too much pressure during Frenzel, or involuntarily opening their soft palate during reverse packing.

If your freediver particularly wants to strengthen, stretch, and train their glottis and soft palate muscles, check out the Molchanovs EQ Trainer. This device is compact, adjustable, and can be used in conjunction with a balloon to practice Frenzel, mouthfill, and reverse packing in five vibrant colors.

Uba Project EQ-Tool Plus Price: €164.00 (~$194 USD / ~£146 GBP)


Molchanovs EQ Trainer Price: €14.00 (~$16 USD / £12 GBP)



DeeperBlue Surf Freediver Change Towel Robe
DeeperBlue Surf Change Towel Robe

Surf Poncho – DeeperBlue Surf Change Towel Robe

If your freediver has a long commute between the dive site and home, or if it is cold where they are diving, it is certain that they need extra protection from those cold winds. A surf poncho can allow a freediver to change out of their wetsuit in the open and provide a welcome barrier from harsh winds after a dive session. Check out DeeperBlue’s ethical and organic Surf Change Towel Robe, available in three striking patterns, for that extra warmth for your loved one.

Price: $53.00 (~€44 EUR / £39 GBP)


Ho Stevie! Wetsuit Changing Mat Freedivers
Ho Stevie! Wetsuit Changing Mat

Wetsuit Changing Mat – Ho Stevie! Wetsuit Changing Mat

If your freediver drives to dive sites in a car, they would definitely appreciate a wetsuit changing mat after a freediving session. Sand, gravel, and neoprene do not mix, and the Wetsuit Changing Mat from Ho Stevie! allows your freediver to protect their wetsuit and extend its life by separating the two. They can even close the drawstrings of the mat together and have a waterproof bag for transporting their soaked wetsuit back home!

Price: $19.97 (~€16 EUR / ~£15 GBP)


specific training for freediving book umberto pelizlzari freediver
“Specific Training for Freediving” by Umberto Pelizzari

Freediving Book – “Specific Training for Freediving Deep, Static, and Dynamic Apnea” by Umberto Pelizzari

If your freediver needs some help identifying and organizing a training path to optimize their results, look no further than the manual written by Umberto Pelizzari. Filled with a wealth of knowledge concerning all the freediving disciplines, your freediver will thank you for the opportunity to unlock their potential.

Price: $22.00 (~€18 EUR / ~£16.58 GBP)


Kristina Zvaritch
Kristina Zvaritch
Kris is an AIDA/Molchanovs Freediving Instructor, freelance copywriter, and one of the founders of SaltyMind Freediving on the little island of Xiao Liuqiu, Taiwan. She has written 100+ articles centered around freediving for and co-authored the Molchanovs Wave 4 - Competitive Freediving manual. When Kris isn't writing or teaching freediving, you can find her floating on a wave at the beach or struggling to learn Mandarin on land.



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