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

Side Mount Diving Courses

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This month see’s the long awaited addition of Open Water Side Mount courses to our IANTD Training List. For those of you not familiar with the concept of Side Mount diving, in simple terms you take the two cylinders from your back and put them on your sides.  Any stages or ancillary equipment are then
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I’ve posted links to Jill Heinerth’s blog before, mostly because I agree with what she has to say on most subject.  For those of you that don’t know, Jill is a big advocate of rebreather safety (as well as an accomplished diver) and post’s a lot about the subject. Her latest post is a short
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Are you heading over to Dive2011 at the NEC this coming weekend (22nd and 23rd October)? If you are your in for a great experience, with the chance to meet, chat to and listen too some excellent technical divers.  As usually there will no doubt be plenty of new and shiny tech kit to look at too.

VR Technology Free Computers

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I think the image below covers it all really… VR Technology are offering a Free Triage Kit (a full set of assorted spares) and a NHeO3 dive computer free if you buy a Sentinel rebreather.  Buy a Sentinel Expedition and not only do you still get the Triage Kit free, but you also get a

Pre Dive Procedures

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Jill Heinerth has posted a video from the Bermuda Deep Water Caves Project, of which she is a part.  I think Jill sums everything up perfectly at the end of her piece Check lists are cool and they save lives Jill Heinerth I can’t really emphasise how much I agree with this statement. Safe rebreather diving

Sentinel Travel Frame

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VR Technology have recently anounced the availability of the new 2011 version of the Sentinel Travel Frame. The improved 2011 Travel Frame is available now from VR Technology with an RRP of £553.18 + VAT. Why Use A Travel Frame? Travel Frames always seem to create a buzz around rebreather divers, but a lot of

Staying Warm This Winter

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With the water in the UK quarries now hitting it’s coldest, a lot of people have been asking me what I recommend to stay warm while diving.  So below you’ll find a detailed list of what I wear when diving.  I’m not saying it’s the best option, but it’s what I’ve been using for a