Update on 2019 and 2020

Side Mount Diver Performing Skills
It's quite noticeable that there have been no posts to this website during 2019, and also very little activity on my Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/PhilGriggTechnicalDiving/ if you haven't already liked it). There's quite a simple answer to that, there's been nothing to talk about!

VMS RedBare Rebreather

Red Bare Try Dive
In early January I got the chance to have a dive on the new RedBare Rebreather from VMS – Vobster Marine Systems.  Overall impressions were quite easy – I really

Kwark Navy Undersuit Review

Kwark Navy Neck Line Logo
Kwark are a brand fairly unheard of in the UK diving market, but who are making an impact with their range of undersuits, particularly the Kwark Navy Undersuit.  Founded in 1995
CCR Divers Performing Open Circuit Bailout Ascent Full Size
SDI TDI UK shared this document over on Facebook not that long ago. It will make interesting reading to any diver, but especially technical divers and even more so rebreather

Is 10/52 Always the Best Diluent?

10/52 In A Diluent Cylinder
When venturing beyond the typical air diving range on a rebreather a trimix diluent must be used.  However, because a rebreather effectively blends the gas mix on your back to turn
Individual Coaching Featured Image
One of the more common requests that I receive is not for training itself, but for individual coaching session.  I thought it might be a good idea to let you

6 Steps When Buying a New Reel or Spool

Dive Rite Primary Reel Featured Image
Although it seems a simple enough task, there are a few important steps to take before using a new reel or spool.  Having just purchased one, I thought it would

TEKCamp 2014

TekCamp 2013 Featured Image
Once again I was lucky enough to spend a week last month instructing at  TEKCamp. For those of you that don’t know, TEKCamp is held at Vobster Quay and allows divers to

Up & Coming Availability

Open Circuit DSMB Deployment Featured Image
Thanks to a last minute cancellation I now have some weekend availability for May & June. This was originally a CCR Diver Course (AP) but could be anything you want!

AP Rename Rebreathers

Ambient Pressure Rebreathers
For those of you that haven’t seen , at the start of February Ambient Pressure went through a large re-branding exercise.  Ambient Pressure diving were always the rebreather arm of