The Joys of Wreck Diving

Wreck diving is one of the very distinct directions you can take in the world of SCUBA diving. It is a fascinating, sometimes eerie and often mind blowing area of the sport. You will meet many a fellow diver whose favourite place is a wreck location. From war wrecks to sunken cranes and abandoned planes … Continue reading

Explorer / Why Abyss Scuba Diving

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


Explorer Loop Control Valve (LCV)

Rebreather divers must learn to maintain the loop volume close to its optimal level for their particular model of rebreather. The Hollis Explorer’s unique ‘Loop Control Valve’ (LCV) takes the pain out of managing loop volume during ascents. No more dumping gas through your nose – that’s one less thing to worry about! The Explorer … Continue reading

Explorer / Marine Life

Silence is Golden

Divers who have done research into scuba diving have probably read about the silent, in fact Jacques Cousteau the father of open circuit scuba diving referred to in the “The Silent World” in his 1953. This is not completely accurate, breathing underwater is surprisingly noisy! Once divers becomes accustomed to breathing underwater, they starts to … Continue reading

A Career in Diving / Explorer

eXplorer Instructor Training

The introduction of the Hollis Explorer Recreational Rebreather is dramatically changing the face of recreational sports diving. Becoming a Hollis Explorer instructor puts you in at the ground floor on this rapidly developing technology. Abyss Scuba Diving is now offering those on their Dive Instructor Internship the option to become PADI Hollis Explorer Instructors.  Abyss Scuba Diving … Continue reading

Course Blogs / Explorer / Master Scuba Diver

The PADI Hollis Explorer Course

The introduction of the Hollis Explorer Recreational rebreather is going to dramatically change the face of recreational sports diving. Learning to dive the Explorer or other recreational rebreathers opens up a large number of opportunities to the recreational diver.   The PADI Rebreather Diver  (Hollis Explorer) course is an entry-level semiclosed-circuit rebreather (SCR) course for … Continue reading

What’s Different with Rebreather Diving?
Dive Gear / Explorer / From those who live in the Abyss / Just Awesome / Marine Life

What’s Different with Rebreather Diving?

I firmly believe that rebreather diving is the future of diving and that the future is here. As part of the project of introducing recreational rebreathers to Abyss Scuba Diving we need to develop a base of knowledge, experience and a support structure of instructors. To meet this goal Rachael and myself have been trained … Continue reading