Increased flexibility for Rebreather Courses

It's now six years since the PADI Rebreather and Advanced Rebreather Diver courses were launched and this has been a growing area of interest for PADI divers ever since. With increasing popularity and the continued development of rebreathers, the courses have evolved a lot, often due to feedback from PADI Rebreather Instructors. The 4th Quarter 2017 Training Bulletin announces a …

First Standard Published by Rebreather Training Council

The Rebreather Training Council (RTC) is the body representing training organisations providing courses for divers using rebreathers. The RTC has just published its first training standard which indicates the minimum requirements for a level of training. This first standard is named the RTC Rebreather Diver Level 1 and delineates a stage in a diver’s development …

Quick North Florida Cave Visit

PADI ‘s Karl Shreeves (l), PADI Master Instructor Renee Power and DAN’s Peter Buzzacott share a post-dive smile after diving the Devil’s Eye system 13 August. The trio dived Peacock the previous day (a bit murky in the basin due to low rainfall).

Eurotek 2016 sponsored by Blancpain!

EUROTEK organisers have some exciting news for this year's delegates. The first 400 divers to book a weekend pass for this international advanced and technical diving conference will receive a gorgeous limited edition Blancpain / Fourth Element dry duffle dive bag worth £65! “We understand that divers need the right equipment to transport their gear”, …

Amjad Sulaibi is now the Deepest Jordanian Diver!

On May 23rd 2016 Amjad Sulaibi broke the record for the deepest Jordanian diver in Aqaba, Jordan, the record was previously held by another Jordanian, Mr. Tha’er Juqman, who’s deepest recorded dive was 115 meters; the new record set by Amjad Sulaibi is now at 122 meters deep. The attempt comes as an effort to …

Diving Revolution: New lifetime oxygen sensor from Poseidon

Diving revolution: New lifetime oxygen sensor gives failsafe diving Poseidon Diving Systems proudly presents the next generation oxygen Solid State Sensor. ”This is a true breakthrough in oxygen sensing for many applications and in particular for diving using closed circuit rebreather”, says Jonas Brandt, CEO, Poseidon Diving Systems AB. Poseidon’s new invention, based on 5 …