Bubbles From The Abyss

Welcome to the Abyss Scuba Diving Blog. We are using this blog to keep everyone up to date with all the important related to Sydney Diving and other issues which are important to those who dive in the Abyss.

Divemaster Mapping Project Tips

Divemaster Mapping Project Tips

Coordinating your Divemaster Mapping Project requires some tips to make it run smoothly, and most of all make the time you put into it effective and productive. If you want to get the most out of your efforts and need some good Divemaster Mapping Project Tips to help you […]


Seal Temperature Regulation

Seal Temperature Regulation

Australian Fur Seals are called fur seals because of the amount of fur they have to protect them against the elements. Fur seals have an outer coat of long, coarse guard hairs that protect a dense underfur which traps air to waterproof and insulate the […]


How Does A Seal Dive So Well?

How Does A Seal Dive So Well?

 By far one of the best and most interesting adaptations of seals, their ability to hold their breath and dive.  To hunt food, Seals have to be master divers in order to prevent themselves from getting the bends. They have developed some pretty amazing adaptations […]


Recreational Freediving And Extreme Freediving

Recreational Freediving And Extreme Freediving

The PADI Freediver Courses teach recreational freediving. Competitions and record attempts are part of extreme freediving. Somewhere in between recreational and extreme freediving is a blurry line that separates the two. Looking for personal limits and taking a peek beyond them is probably part of human nature. […]


Snead Shallow Water Diving Helmet

Snead Shallow Water Diving Helmet

SNEAD shallow water diving helmet comes down-under to Sydney for a dive. Today I have secured a piece of forgotten diving history. A piece of equipment so barbaric it almost looks like science fiction. Weighing in at nearly 30kg, and made from a single piece […]