CAVE SLAVES – or Sun, Sand, Sea and Coddled sausage

My trip through the archives continues with an article written by my father (he is the one in the blue suit) about one of our exploration trips in 2003. Imagine the scene. All is peace and tranquillity in the retirement household. I have just returned from "minding" my brother's pub for two weeks (free ale!) and …

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 …

Fact versus fiction – Day Two

This is part two in a series of articles - click here for Part One   Myth – Explorers dive on their own not with buddies. Fact – Sometimes explorers do parts of their dive alone, however, they work as part of a team and are surrounded by support divers or team mates for as …

Engage your senses

Following on from last week’s post “Can you see into the Future” I started thinking about how we use all our senses as instructors. We watch our students, to to monitor them and also check they are doing things correctly, which is sometimes rather challenging. Masks, no matter how low profile, limit our vision, water …

The Blue Lake Blues at TEKDiveUSA by Rosemary Lunn

TEKDiveUSA – the inaugural North American biennial advanced and technical diving conference – will be launched in Miami this Spring. It is being held on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th May 2014, and is similar in approach to both EUROTEK and OZTek. It has been many years since North America has held a technical diving …