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Old January 5th, 2005, 03:56 PM
pattyk pattyk is offline
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Default leaving tom. need quick ans. snorkeling with glASSES

IS IT POSSIBLE TO WEAR MY GLASSES while snorkeling-can't see anything without them
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Old January 5th, 2005, 04:11 PM
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I wasn't able to fit mine under the mask, and so couldn't see a darn thing. IA fish would have had to hit the mask for me to notice it. Friends who snorkle all the time had a mask fit with prescription lenses, but I haven't done that yet, so I skip snorkeling.
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Old January 5th, 2005, 04:56 PM
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Default Fyi

No, it isn't BUT you can get non-prescription masks for snorkeling with corrective lenses - check snorkel shops pre-departure. My wife used a pair in Hawaii & loved them.

A sample merchant link (just googled it, no recommendation implied) Here - just to let you know what may be available at local or port stores. Good luck!
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Old January 5th, 2005, 05:02 PM
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If you have an old pair hanging around take of the arms and fit them into the mask. Won't be pretty or perfect, but will help you see. Since it is a last minute fix, it may serve your purpose.
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Old January 5th, 2005, 06:26 PM
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I usually do what THEWOG suggested but some ships do have masks that you can rent with different prescriptions. You may be able to find one that will work for you. I hope this helps!
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