Can you see into the future?

Students often ask me whether I have eyes in the back of my head. They wonder how I knew what they did when they didn’t think I was looking. A combination of risk management, experience and good underwater control can make it seem as though you not only have eyes in the back of your …

Scrubber Canister Packer Practical Application

Are you a PADI Rebreather Instructor or are you planning to become one? If so, we want you to be the first to hear about the latest update: The PADI Rebreather Diver and Advanced Rebreather Diver courses were launched in 2011 for rebreathers with pre or pro packed scrubbers. Since then things have changed a little …

PADI Tec Know – Steve Mortell

Continuing our series of articles introducing you to PADI Technical Diving Division Staff this one is about Steve Mortell, one of our quieter, but nevertheless, vital members of staff. Steve is Director of Cave Diving in the PADI Technical Diving Division and a Tec Consultant in all areas of technical diving. Steve received his first …

Side-mount Rigs – A UK Perspective

There a definitely two schools of thought on side-mount kit requirements.