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) – …

DSAT Trimix Divers at 144m in Jordan

Report by Rod Abbotson, DSAT Tec Trimix Instructor Trainer Looking down into the abyss, perched on the edge of cliff at 75m , we simultaneously wrote on our slates “We need to come back with a different mix”. This was the final dive of a Tec Trimix course I was running in 2007. My student was …

Treasure Chest found in the Baltic Sea

Report by Immi Wallin, DSAT Technical Diving Division A great example of co-operation between divers and the Marine Archaeology Unit which belongs to Finnish National Board of Antiquities happened this summer. A treasure chest was found, documented, studied and lifted in coastal waters of Helsinki. A scuba diver found copper plates a couple of years …