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Stage Cylinder Rigging

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On most courses that we teach, a lot of time is spent reconfiguring student’s stage and / or bailout cylinders.  This is to be fully expected on entry level courses, where a student may not have dived with a stage before, or may have bought it specially for the course.  On higher level courses a

Fin Straps

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A quick post about fin straps…. ( I know, exciting isn’t it!) Although not the most important topic when it comes to equipment choices and configuration, many people go on about different types of fin straps and what you should have / shouldn’t have.  I thought I’d quickly sum up the thinking and add my

TEKCamp 2013

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Technical diving is becoming more popular that ever, with many divers deciding that they want to use advanced skills, techniques and equipment to extend their diving range.  For most divers this process starts with seeking advice from current technical divers and technical instructors.  That’s entirely what TEKCamp is all about. Now in it’s third year,
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Most of us diver will be familiar with the phrase “Unearned Hit” when it comes to decompression.  Early this month, John Chatterton posted a blog regarding the phrase unearned and it seemed an ideal opportunity to agree with him. You can read all of John’s Blog on his web page at www.johnchatterton.com (and I’d encourage you to
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The current issue of X-Ray magazine has a nice article regarding becoming a good (or “pro”) technical diver.  Written by Pascal Bernabe, an experienced technical instructor and record holder, it provides a guide for any budding technical diver. Without going into too much details, as you can read the full article for yourself for free,

Course Spaces Early 2013

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We have spaces available on the follow courses coming up during January and February 2013: CCR Try Dives – Sunday 13th Jan @ Stoney Cove. Your chance to try a rebreather in open water.  Admittedly it’s not the warmest time of year water wise, but we will still try and do a good 40min dive (longer if

NHeO3 OLED Released

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I think the image below from VR Technology says it all.  They have finally released the NHeO3 with an OLED screen. An OLED screen on your computer makes reading that vital information so much easier, regardless of how dark it or how bad the visibility is.  As an instructor, I love teaching students with OLED

Sidemount Video

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Sidemount diving is enjoying a rise in polularity at the moment, with many traditional recreational and technical equipment manufactuters producing sidemount set ups. Sorting out your sidemount equipment configuration can take many, many dives. For that reason, we always recomend completing a sidemount diver course. To help you along the way, Jeff Loflin and Jill

Tekcamp 2013

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Tickets for Tekcamp 2013 have gone on sale at the start of this month (August), and are proving very very popular. For those of you who don’t know, Tekcamp gives you the chance to spend 5 days with some of the best technical divers in the UK. Each day you get chance to dive with

Summer Side Mount Special

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Apparently it’s summer here in the UK, so it makes sense for a summer special to help make the most of it.  Throughout the rest of June and all of July, we’ll be offering a very special deal on sidemount diver training. Our IANTD Open Water Side Mount Diver course covers 2 days diving and
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