Tec Dossier – Peter DenHaan

Any PADI/TecRec certification: PADI TecRec Instructor Trainer for Open Circuit up to Trimix and CCR, Inspiration/Evolution up to Tec CCR 100 and Poseidon MK VI Usual Country of residence: California, USA What is your background and current involvement in diving? For the last 19 years I have been working full time in the dive industry …

The first PADI Rebreather Instructor course in Greece

Written By, Aikaterini Kanellopoulou Poseidon Dive Center – Spiros Kartelias, a PADI 5 Star IDC Center and Anders Bergman, a PADI Course Director and Rebreather Instructor Trainer conducted a PADI Rebreather Instructor course for the Poseidon MK VI Discovery, in Athens, Greece from 04/03 to 09/03/2013. This was the first time that a Rebreather Instructor Course …

Tec Dossier – Peter Herbst (BigB)

Any PADI/TecRec certification: TecRec Trimix IT, Rebreather IT, Tec 100 CCR Usual Country of residence: South Africa What is your background and current involvement in diving? I am a PADI Course Director, TecRec IT and the owner of Reef Divers, one of the oldest PADI dive centres in South Africa. How did you get into …

KEY TECHNICAL DIVERS MEET IN SYDNEY PRE OZTeK 13

Before attending the OZTeK’13 Dive Conference & Exhibition held from 16-17 March 2013 in Sydney, key technical instructors and trainers from around the world met to discuss their passion with the PADI Asia Pacific Technical Diving Team. On Friday 15th March in Manly, Martin Robson, Rubens Monaco, Richard Nicholls, Henri Iannitti and Matt Hopkins talked …

Tec Dossier – Tom Steiner

Any PADI/TecRec certification: PADI Master Instructor, PADI TecRec Instructor Trainer and Tec sidemount Instructor trainer up to full Trimix level Usual Country of residence: Malta/Gozo and freelancing in winter What is your background and current involvement in diving? My first dive was in Barbados in 1979, since this day my only aim was to become …

Hollis Explorer Sport Rebreather & rEvo

PADI Asia Pacific Technical Diving Consultant , Alex Boulton,  recently had the opportunity to check out the Hollis Explorer Sport Rebreather led by Rubens Monaco PADI Recreational Rebreather Instructor (Hollis Explorer). Having seen the interest in the Hollis Explorer at last weekend’s OZTeK13 - these are exciting times ahead for PADI Rebreather training on the …