Cedric Verdier, a Technical Diving Instructor Trainer since 16 years, pushed the limits of the Sra Keow Cave to 201 m/ 663ft.For this 6 hour-long dive, he used a standard ISC Megalodon Closed-Circuit rebreather with an axial scrubber and no major modification (except oil-filled handsets and battery compartments to withstand the pressure). The Megalodon CCR […]
Looks like our friends over at Travel Dive are busy launching new products these days. Not only have they announced Diving Network TV today but also Shadow Diving, an online magazine dedicated to CCR, Deep tek, DIR, technical expeditions and Cave diving. Being launched in conjunction with Beyond the Blue, the Technical Diving Magazine.
From the BBC: A team of Cornish commercial divers could be facing extradition accused of plundering shipwrecks of the Spanish coast. It was originally claimed that the team was illegally diving for gold and diamonds on a wreck off Galicia on the north west coast of Spain. Now they face charges of theft and damaging […]
Increase your decompression options with the advanced, gas-switching Suunto Vytec DS. This gas-switching, multi-mode, decompression dive computer with deep stop algorithm and optional wireless tank pressure transmitter will take your diving to the next level. www.suunto.com
Sometimes people might wonder why anyone would want to buy a watch that is waterproof to a depth of 12,000 meters or 39,600 feet or 6,600 fathoms. “For the same reason why someone might buy a Hummer over a Honda,” replies Mike Gee of the American Watch Co., whose Xtreme Diving Watch is waterproof to […]
Analox O2EII Oxygen Portable, accurate and with a fast response. This hand-held oxygen monitor has an LCD display and a 4000 hour usage time battery. It has a rugged case and is both water and drop resistant. There is an aspirator kit for remote sampling, if required, and high pressure sample reducers, DIN and K […]
The Nautilus Dive Planner is an advanced tool for decompression planning featuring the Hamilton-Kenyon decompression model.???????Currently technical divers use dive planning programs that run a single algorithm. While this is not a bad thing, no one has had the ability to easily compare different algorithms in a single program???????, stated Joel Silverstein, Vice President of […]
Original story by Rick Gershman. WEEKI WACHEE – Deep below an algae-covered pond, Eagle’s Nest is considered one of the most breathtaking underwater cave systems in the world. Its intricacies have alternately been described as challenging and dangerous. Judi Bedard never made it to the dangerous part. Bedard, 48, a registered nurse at Tampa General […]