Molchanovs Freediving COVID-19 Statement

Molchanovs Freediving COVID-19 Statement

Online Shopping

You can still shop online. In fact it is a good moment to research your desired products thoroughly and get them now so you will be geared up for future dives. The WHO has confirmed it is safe to receive packages from anywhere in the world, including an area where a coronavirus outbreak has been identified. See more info from the WHO here.

Shipping Update

Due to disruption caused by COVID-19, our distribution centers (Russia and Singapore) are working at a decreased capacity however we are still meeting processing timelines. Some local carriers may be delayed or unable to deliver to certain locations. These restrictions vary by region and therefore, before placing an order, please check with your relevant local authority and carrier for more information on potential delays. If an order is sent to a restricted area, it will be returned to our warehouse after failed delivery attempts and we will contact you regarding a refund or re-shipment.

Delays are expected to happen worldwide and we are updating the list countries that have blocked shipments here. The following are the known countries that are not accepting international parcels from Russia and Singapore until further notice.

From Russia

International Delivery Suspension

Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Federated States of Micronesia, Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Islamic Republic of Iran, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Macau, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Plurinational State of Bolivia, Puerto Rico, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, Republic of Vanuatu, Rwanda, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Syria, Territory of Guam, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Union of the Comoros, United Republic of Tanzania, Uruguay, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

International Delivery Disruptions

(delivery may take from 20 days to 6 months)

Abkhazia, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bailiwick of Jersey, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Rep, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Ossetia, Spain, Spitsbergen and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine,United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, Vatican, Vietnam

From Singapore

International Delivery Suspension Aland Islands, American Samoa, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Botswana, Bouvet Island, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Cameroon, Canary Island (SPX only), Cape Verde, Cayman Island, Central African Rep, Chad, Comoros, Cook Island - New Zealand, Corsica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Curacao (Netherlands), Cyprus, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Dutch, Caribbean and Caribbean and Caribbean Netherlands, Ecuador, Falkland Island, Faroe Islands, Fiji, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern Territories, Gambia. Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe (including St Barthelemy), Guam, Guernsey Island and Alderney, Guinea Bissau, Guinea Rep, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Iraq, Island of Wallis (Wallis & Futuna Islands), Isle of Man, Jamaica, Jersey, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kosovo (KV), Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Mariana Island, Marshall Island, Martinique, Mauritania, Mayotte, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Nauru, Nepal, Netherland Antilles/Bonaire/Curacao/St. Eustatius/St Maarten, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niue, Norfolk Island, Pacific Islands (Palau), Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome & Principe, Serbia, Sierra Leone,  Sint Maarten (Netherlands), Solomon Island, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St Martin, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Tajikistan, The Vatican City State, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks & Caicos Island, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uruguay, US Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Yemen, Zaire (Congo Republic), Zimbabwe
International Delivery Disruptions Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria (Rep.), Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Rep, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Eswatini, France, Georgia, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Islamic Republic of Iran, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russia, Senegal, Seychelles, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States of America, Vatican, Vietnam

Extended Returns Policy

For customers wishing to return or exchange items, we have extended our returns period from 30 days to 60 on any products purchased on or after Monday, 16th of March 2020.

We seek your understanding that even despite the longer delivery times, we will not be able to cancel or refund orders that have not yet been returned to us. 

Molchanovs Instructor Update

We are temporarily modifying the 1 year requirement to complete course requirements. For any course that is run between January 1, 2020 to June 1, 2020, your students will have 18 months to complete their course requirements.

Additionally, as of Monday, 16th of March 2020,  the number of days you have on your Membership will be frozen until further notice (this means that if you have 160 days left as an active instructor, your days will be paused at 160 until further notice). You will not lose your days remaining until we see the situation improving.

UPDATE: We have unfrozen Molchanovs Instructor Memberships in June 2020.

Student Update

We are encouraged to stay at home. That doesn’t mean we can’t continue our freediving practice. Freediving is not merely happening in the water. There is so much we can practice from home that will improve our performance in the water. Let’s embrace this time of solitude to create new routines and ways of living. In the face of solitude, community carries on. Over the next few weeks we’ll be delivering daily content from our community and ambassadors, this is the Molchanovs Movement. We’ll be providing digital stretching, yoga, workouts, training practices to keep you connected and in training.

Need more help?

We will keep this section on our website updated on a regular basis, please check back here or contact us at for any queries. 

1 comment

  • Charles de Brier

    Hi, I was considering buying a small male version of the sport wetsuit 2.5mm. I see that it is not available at the moment. Any clue when it will be available again ? Also, I was planning to buy a pair of silicon bifins in white. I am size 42. Shall I take the 42-43 ? Finally, I read that I can take up to 6 months for the delivery due to the covid situation, but the update is from April 2020. Is this still applicable ? Thank you for your feedback.

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