Tek Chicks

Article by Ayesha Cantrell, TecRec Instructor, of Thailand Technical Diving Female technical divers certainly seem to be in the minority and I always seem to be stuck on a boat with guys comparing hose length and discussing penetration. Imagine how happy I was to teach my first female student and have an all girls tech team. …

ISO Gas Blender Standard Under Development

International experts from the diving industries of Austria, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Norway, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, UK and USA gathered in Orlando during the last two days to discuss draft ISO standards for diving. One of the standards under negotiation covers the requirements for a Gas Blender rating. This standard is now largely …

Deep Wrecks Explored in Lebanon

HMS Victoria expedition in Lebanon

Distinctive TecRec Specialty Courses Templates

TecRec instructors are now able to write their own distinctive specialty courses.

PADI Staff Try Rebreathers

Kevin Gurr of VR Technologies, the designer and developer of the Sentinel mixed gas electronic CCR showed his unit to PADI staff in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, USA. Assisted by highly experience Sentinel diver Rikki Battistini, Kevin gave John Kinsella, Steve Mortell, Kelly Rockwood, James Morgan, and Budd Riker an overview of its components, design …

CDAA Recognizes PADI Cave Programs

PADI (the Professional Association of Diving Instructors) – the world’s largest diver training organization recently developed training guidelines and standards for cave diving. Qualified PADI Instructors may submit cave diving teaching outlines to PADI for review. These submissions must meet these guidelines and standards. Officers of the Cave Divers Association of Australia Inc. (CDAA) – …