Curious about rebreathers?

Posted by - 30th March 2017

Not sure whether diving on rebreathers is right for you? Unsure what unit would best suit you? Get the answers you need from some of the leading lights in rebreather training representing the top training agencies as they congregate at Vobster Quay on 3-4 July. Discover a selection of popular units – we’ll show you

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RAID Diver First Aid Instructor Workshop

Posted by - 28th March 2017

To celebrate the launch of the RAID Diver First Aid course, RAID UK and Malta held an inaugural First Aid Instructor Workshop at Glaciere Diving, Liverpool, with Rob Mackins, the primary author of the programme. This one-day session covered an introduction to the content of the course, including CPR, catastrophic bleeding, freediving first aid and

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PADI sold to Mandarinfish Holdings for $700 million

Posted by - 24th March 2017

The Professional Association of Diving Instructors, better known as PADI, is the world’s largest diver certification agency, and it has been sold – again – this time for $700 million, to a consortium of wealthy families and investors calling themselves Mandarinfish Holdings. PADI, which last year celebrated its 50th anniversary after being founded in 1966

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DIVE LIKE A PRO: Finning techniques

Posted by - 16th March 2017

This month, our panel of experts tackle the subject of finning techniques, and offer up a plethora of helpful hints and advice to get you gliding around like a dive god in no time   Nothing screams ‘dive guru’ as much as the sight of someone in a nice horizontal trim, effortlessly gliding through the

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TRAINING AGENCY NEWS – RAID

Posted by - 13th March 2017

2017 is set to be a monumental year for RAID. Following a successful 2016, RAID UK and Malta has expanded their team in response to increased customer demand. With a dedicated Membership Services and Communication team on hand, members will benefit from unparalleled customer service. From this month, the agency will be the first Diver Training

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BSAC centre launches Cavefest in Mexico

Posted by - 3rd March 2017

Mexico-based BSAC Premier Centre Underworld will be staging its first-ever CaveFest for BSAC members and clubs at its Tulum base between 12-26 August 2017. Located on the Rivera Maya, Tulum is a divers’ cave and cavern ‘paradise’, with hundreds of systems – including nine of longest underwater caves on earth – starting just a short

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