“I swim through this dark world, to show people who can’t” states Jill Heinerth, by Rosemary E.Lunn

Jill Heinerth had a pretty cool start to 2017. On 10th January I reported that she was to receive the 'Sports and Education' NOGI. The NOGI Awards are acknowledged as the oldest and most prestigious in the diving industry, yet they are probably the least well known. There are five categories: arts, distinguished service, environment, …

Tec Dossiers Take Two

OK - so now we're onto Take Three - thanks to everyone who let us know the links had problems. Hopefully they are all working now 🙂 - Vikki   I guess Tec Divers are curious (or is that nosey?) because our Tec Dossiers have continued to be a popular feature on the TecRec Blog. …

Where have all the heroes gone?

This is the last part in a series of articles, click here for Part One. Myth – As long as we all get back to the surface it was a good dive – get your kit off and grab a beer. Fact – Top tec dive teams put as much value in the debriefing as …

PADI Technical Development Executive, Karl Shreeves qualifies as CCR Cave Diver

Jill Heinerth and Karl Shreeves at Ginnie Springs resort, High Springs, Florida, USA. Jill, noted CCR diver, tec diver and underwater shooter (Heinerth Productions, intotheblue.com, rebreatherpro.com) took PADI Technical Development Karl Shreeves through training and certification as a CCR Cave Diver. Karl qualified on the VR Technology Sentinel, one of several CCRs on which Jill …

Tec Dossier – Jill Heinerth

Dive, dive, dive. There is nothing that equals experience in a variety of conditions. Then find an instructor with the same qualities. Ask your instructor for their resume and ensure it reflects experience and a similar philosophy in life and diving. Asks lots of questions and don’t be afraid to reach out by email or …