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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.

Christopher Vibert Padi Freediving Instructor Trainer

Christopher Vibert Padi Freediving Instructor Trainer

Christopher is one of only two PADI Freediver Instructor Trainers in Australia. Growing up in the southern suburbs of Sydney; Chris has been linked to the ocean from his earliest memories. Completing an Instructor Internship with Abyss in 2010 set him on a journey that took him […]


The Benefits For A Divemaster Having Technical Training

The Benefits For A Divemaster Having Technical Training

So, why become a Technical Diver and how will this benefit me as a Divemaster?? Before we can answer this question, we need first understand what it means to be a Technical Diver… Technical Diving is scuba diving’s “extreme” sport, taking experienced and qualified divers […]


Padi Freediving Instructor Course

Padi Freediving Instructor Course

Turn your freediving passion into a profession! The PADI Freediver Instructor Course (FDIC) is for the avid freediver who spends a lot of time thinking about freediving and sharing details of their latest adventures. If you’re an avid freediver, you likely spend a lot of time thinking […]


Carbon Vs Fibreglass For Freediving Fins

Carbon Vs Fibreglass For Freediving Fins

There will come a time in a freediver’s development and training where the equipment they have is no longer allowing them to access their full potential and the decision must be made to upgrade their fins. In our article on Freediving Fins, we looked at the different […]


What Is A Open Cell Wetsuit

What Is A Open Cell Wetsuit

Open Cell Wetsuit Scuba divers, are familiar with the traditional scuba diving wetsuit, heavy neoprene with reinforced stitching to keep us warm and comfortable during our dives. However, Freedivers want some additional functions from our suits, like streamlining and hydrodynamics so we may look to a different […]