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Recreational Rebreather Divemaster

New technology in recreational rebreathers  is rapidly changing how people dive, allowing divers to dive for longer and increase their interaction with the marine environment. The advances in rebreather technology has made rebreather diving a reality to all certification levels of divers. Recreational rebreathers are becoming popular in dive centres around the world, this means … Continue reading »

Dive Gear / From those who live in the Abyss

Sidemount Jamie

The history of Sidemount diving goes back to cave diving in the early 1960s. Around the mid 90s, Sidemount systems were becoming increasing more popular and commercial manufacturers began producing  Sidemount commercially. In 2010 Hollis bought Sidemounts to Australia. At that time Jamie Miller was trained by the world’s leading authority on Sidemount diving, Jeff … Continue reading »

Course Blogs

PADI Drysuit Course

Sydney truly does have some amazing diving. What a lot of people don’t realise is some of the best months to dive are July – September. This is when we get the westerly winds which flatten out a lot of the dive sites and the cool water brings some fantastic visibility! The obvious downside to … Continue reading »

Tip of the Week

Salt Water Hair

Love to dive but hate your messy hair afterwards. Here is a few tips for you. Salt water is great for you it helps to detox the skin, reduce swelling and treat wounds, among many other benefits. Maybe no so great for your hair if you are in it all the time. I find it … Continue reading »

Dive Gear

Hard Hat Diving

Diving has a rich and vibrant history dating back to the primitive dive suites of the 15th century where Konrad Kyeser describes a diving suite made from a leather helmet and a glass window. It wasn’t until the 1820’s where Charles and John Deane produced the first successful diving helmets, they actually started life as … Continue reading »