5 Must-Dive Wrecks in Thailand for Technical Divers

Guest Blog Written by Tim Lawrence and all images taken by Mario Guido Rossi. For some, diving vibrant coral reef walls among some of the world’s most unique marine animals can be exciting enough. However for others, technical diving in waters deeper than 30 meters/98 feet to discover untouched dive sites can be more exhilarating. If you’re a technical …

TecRec Seminars at DEMA 2019

If you are headed to DEMA this year, don't miss out on these valuable and informative presentations about technical diving! Seats will fill up quickly! Make sure to stop by the TecRec booth as well while you are at the show. All presentations will take place in the Tec Resource Center on the DEMA Show …

Technical Diving: The 10 Best Dive Sites in the World

Written by Sandro Lonardi  While many divers are satisfied within the limits of recreational scuba diving, some may feel the call to explore deeper into the underwater world. Technical diving allows scuba divers to do just that. While the definition of tec diving is constantly shifting due to the overlap of commercial and military diving …

Melbourne, Australia: A Must-Visit Technical Diving Destination

Written by George Wegmann, PADI Instructor Development Consultant  Melbourne is the perfect destination for you to continue your technical diving journey. Located in Victoria, Australia this pristine diving destination is full of world-class dive sites just waiting to be explored. Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne One of Melbourne’s famous dive sites is Port Phillip Bay, also …

Evolving Thought on Deep Decompression Stops

Written by: John Adsit, PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer and Tec Trimix Instructor Reviewed by: Simon Mitchell, MB ChB, PhD, DipOccMed, DipAdvDHM (ANZCA), FUHM, FANZCA, School of Medicina, University of Auckland The decision to no longer require teaching deep stop strategies in the Tec Trimix Diver course (and all other PADI courses) may have surprised …

Tec 40 – Who, What, Where, When, Why?

Written by PADI Regional Manager and TecRec Instructor Trainer, Chris Hailey. Are you a scuba diver looking for a new challenge? Or maybe you’re wanting to explore underwater places deeper than 30 meters or that nobody has ever seen before? Then the PADI Tec 40 course might just be for you. Not only is this …