Tim, I'm not sure how far you are in your gear selection, but if you're in the early stages, you might try the gear reviews over at www.scubadiving.com as a starting point. Then decide what type of diving you're likely to do in the foreseeable future - and how often - to narrow it down further. Steven ----- Original Message ----- From: David and Judith Andrews To: [log in to unmask] Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2001 21:52 Subject: Re: FYI - Cozumel Conditions hi - i went on my first dive there. i did the resort package and im hooked now. i can wait to get back this fall and looking forward to getting my open water certificate now. any suggestions on what name brand equipment i should buy?? thanks, tim.