From Dive Magazine News: Technical divers have recovered the body of their colleague who died while filming a sunken German U boat 16 miles off the coast of County Donegal, north west Ireland. Michael Henrahan, 45, a father of four from Dublin, was one of four divers sent to dive and survey the70m-deep U778 wreck. […]
Missing diver was police officer BBC news reports: The diver whose body was recovered off the Donegal coast was a serving constable, Humberside police have confirmed. He had been on holiday in Donegal at the weekend when he got into difficulty and failed to surface from a dive. Two lifeboats, two helicopters and other vessels […]
The stealth aspect of rebreathers may no longer be as effective. New Electronics Magazine writes: PCB design services company Dayford Designs has completed a series of boards for use in QinetiQ’s Cerberus 360 swimmer detection system. The project included a 12 layer, high speed data communications board and a 12 layer a/d conversion board using […]
Technical Diver and Writer Mark Ellyatt brings his views on the new Pelagian Diver Controlled Closed Circuit Rebreather
Diver’s Alert Network, the world’s diving safety association, hosted a workshop on November 7, 2006 to discuss with industry leaders the issues surrounding fatalities investigations related to rebreathers. In preparation for DAN’s Technical Diving Conference in January of 2008, Dr. Richard Vann hosted the event. The discussion included presentations on current efforts in investigational techniques […]
Excitement, enthusiasm and euphoria is a just reward for all the pain that researchers and adventurers endure for the hours researching in libraries, long and uncomfortable travel to dive in caves and mines. New Deeper Blue contributor David Cani tells this amazing story of a dive..
Topsham, ME- August 28, 2006 Technical Diving International (TDI) announced that it was the first of the major training agencies to release support materials for the popular Inspiration and Evolution Closed Circuit Rebreathers. The primary author of the student manual is John Garvin, a longtime CCR Instructor who has been diving the Inspiration since it […]
Mission: to dive the U-533 on open circuit and return alive and unharmed on June 9th2006 A group of divers from the Dubai Desert Sport Divers Club are planning an interesting technical dive on June 9th, on the U-533. 25 Apr, 1943The boat was attacked by an American PBY-5A Catalina of VP-84/P-5. Three of U-533´s […]