PAK 1 Shipwreck

PAK 1 Shipwreck At the weekend we were lucky to get invited on an overnight trip to dive the PAK 1 Shipwreck been run by and out of Rayong Dive Centre. For anyone who does not know this shipwreck, it was previously known as the vertical wreck and was for a number of years Pattaya’s…

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Stage / Deco Leash

Stage / Deco Leash We have recently been doing a lot of diving using a DPV scooter which requires wearing all stage / deco cylinders on the left hand side. We found that at times this get rather cluttered so we looked for solution in a Stage / Deco Leash. Oringinally invented by cave divers…

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Kanchanaburi Cave Diving

Kanchanaburi Cave Diving We were recently luckily invited on a TCDA – Thailand Cave Diving Association Kanchanaburi Cave Diving liveaboard trip on the Vajiralongkorn Dam, Khao Laem National Park, Thong Pha Phum, Kanchanaburi. Situated 340km from Bangkok it was a 6hr drive late night drive to stay overnight in the accomodation on the dam owned…

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GoPro Housing Service

GoPro Housing Service On a recent dive we noticed some water had leaked into our GoPro housing. The GoPro dive housing is rated to 60m so we should have been ok at just over 55m. On inspection we could not see any debris on the back door o-ring and not wanting to unnessarily buy a…

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DPV Scooter Lighting

DPV Scooter Lighting If you have never tried it, you might find that a DPV is a great platform for shooting underwater video. This is for two reasons, the first been that you can cover vastly more distance than swimming, and therefore cover more of a site on a dive, the second been that it…

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Silent Submersion UV-18

Silent Submersion UV-18 We recently bought a Silent Submersion UV-18 scooter to add to our kit for both wreck and cave diving. We tried it on dive but quickly worked out we had it unbalanced and overweighted, so it was time for a pool session to brush up on some Hammerhead CCR skills and work…

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Petrel Bungee Mount

Petrel Bungee Mount In use since 2013 it was time to change the strap on one of our Shearwater Petrel’s. We opted to go for a bungee mount as all the materials required are easy to pick up locally and relatively cheap. It is interesting that Shearwater used to include bungee mounts with each unit…

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Cave & Wreck Diving Helmets

Cave & Wreck Diving Helmets For a number of reasons (cave surveying, sidemount diving) we have been in search of suitable cave & wreck diving helmets for a while now. While we found that the light monkey helmet was available, they are only in one size (small) and we wanted something with a bit more…

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Dive Planning Software

Dive Planning Software Even these days when full Trimix capable dive computers are relatively cheap and readily available and almost every dive computer has a ‘dive plan’ mode where you can work out you dive profile instead of using tables in technical diving it is preferable to have some form of desktop dive planning software…

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Shearwater Perdix

Shearwater Perdix Shearwater recently announced the launch of a new dive computer to follow in its sucessful line of products which has in the past brought us the Pursuit, Predator & Petrel. The Perdix, is hailed as using state of the art manufacturing techniques and innovative materials compared to the previous Petrel it has a…

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