Technical Diving

Technical diving is a form of scuba diving that exceeds the scope of recreational diving. Technical divers require advanced training, extensive experience, and specialized equipment. Read more about Technical Diving here on DeeperBlue.com

SCUBAPRO Introduces New, Modular Sidemount X-TEK BC

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SCUBAPRO has introduced a new, modular system for its line of Sidemount X-TEC buoyancy compensators. Developed in collaboration with leading Sidemount cave divers, the new system sports “a better streamlined shape, maximum manoeuvrability under water, less back strain, easier entry into the water and increased underwater safety due to the simple accessibility of the air […]

First Rebreather Training Council Meeting Takes Place

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The first face-to-face meeting of the newly formed Rebreather Training Council (RTC) took place on May 18 in Miami, Florida during the inaugural TEKDiveUSA 2014 conference. The members of the RTC are training organisations that offer courses in using rebreathers. “The RTC aims to promote safety and standardisation in the field of rebreather training, and […]

JJ-CCR Rebreather Now Available In USA

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Rebreathers USA is now the exclusive distributor of the JJ-CCR rebreather for the United States. A certified JJ service center, Rebreathers USA offers a complete stock of replacement parts and supplies. According to the company: The JJ-CCR Rebreather is designed and built to exceed the expectations of demanding technical divers, but the simplicity of the […]

Hollis Issue Recall on Explorer Rebreather Counterlungs

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Hollis have announced a recall of certain counterlungs due to a weak weld.  Please see the recall statement from Hollis below: “Discontinue use of your Explorer until new counterlungs are installed. Continued use of the original parts could lead to flooding of the counterlungs, Pre-Dive Check failures, and possible drowning. We have received some counterlungs […]

Vobster To Supply Sentinel Rebreather Sales and Support To Recreational Dive Market

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Sentinel closed-circuit rebreather owners might be getting “some very exiting news” soon, according to the company: Vobster Diving Limited (trading as Vobster Quay) is pleased to announce that it has entered discussions with VR Technology Holdings in view of providing support, service and supply of Sentinel closed circuit rebreathers to the recreational diving market. “This […]

TEKDiveUSA 2014 Conference Coming Up In May

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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 Europe’s EUROTEK and Australia’s OZTek. The focus of TEKDiveUSA is to entertain whilst furthering the educational […]

SSI’s Paul Toomer Leaves to Join RAID International as Major Stakeholder

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Rebreather Association International Divers (RAID) has announced the appointment of Paul V Toomer as Director of Diver Training and a major stakeholder in the association.  Paul has left his role as SSI International Director of Technical Training to join RAID. In a statement, the company said: Paul is a force of nature in the diving […]

DiveTech On Grand Cayman To Host FocusUnderwater 2013

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The fifth annual Focus Underwater (formerly TekWeek) event will take place August 24-31. Next month’s event will bring “underwater photographers, ocean conservationists and rebreather enthusiasts at Cobalt Coast Dive Resort in Grand Cayman”. According to the focusunderwater.com – The fall event offers laid back diving and you’ll get a chance to test out the latest […]