Twinset Valve Drill

Twinset Valve Drill   The valve drill should be and in fact is easier to carry out in flat trim, with your head up and not moving! Before jumping in make sure you haven’t got folds of drysuit or undersuit restricting movement, this should be obvious when doing a...

Insurance

Insurance is a massive issue for us all as divers and something we need for peace of mind for ourselves and is usually required by dive centres or local country legislation. We have through TDI recently moved to DiveAssure, an excellent level of cover and really good...

Choosing a Sidemount CCR

  I got asked recently about choosing a Sidemount CCR. Of course, this is a subject that will lead to war on social media, but I thought I would put my reasons into the mix.    Manual v E-CCR   Many cave and very experienced (old?) CCR divers favour a...

START MODS STOP

Start Stop Mods/Notoxic START      MODS/NOTOXIC        STOP   Ref: https://www.tdisdi.com/tdi-diver-news/three-safety-protocols-for-technical-diving/   START   This acronym helps divers remember to do a pre-dive safety check with their buddies. This...

Surviving Lockdown

Huge thanks to x-ray magazine for publishing this article wot I wrote! 🙂 #tdidivecentre #andifacility #Apekstechnicalcentre #caveinstructor #jjccrfactoryservicecentre #JJCCR  #ANDI #nolimitsexploration #cavediving #Apeks #divesoft #sidemountccr #southwestech #nautilus...

Covid19 Dive Centre Guidelines

Covid19 is a concern for all as we return to diving and there are many ‘opinions’ on best practice. We will be following the DAN and UK/Ireland Diving safety group guidelines as per the attached pdf for your protection and ours. Please do email with any...