TDI Diver News

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Battery Technology in Diving

Do you know the different types of batteries we use in diving? Do you know why they’re different? Their uses? We’re telling you all of the above and more!

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Buddy Checks are for Tech Diving Too

No matter what level of diver you are there’s one thing that stands true for all: buddy checks. The truth of it all the higher level of certification usually the more things can go wrong. It’s important that before every single dive you and your buddy go through a buddy check of each other. We’re giving you some guidelines on what you should be doing before every dive.

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Follow the Plan to Avoid a Ban

Do you know why it’s important to follow the rules? Or stick to your dive plan? These are both things that not only affect you but the people around you diving as well as the boat captain and the mates, too.

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Why DEMO Days Are Important

Thinking of going to a DEMO day? Not sure what to expect? Need some tips on what to do when you’re taking divers out for a DEMO as always TDI has you covered.

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Don’t Get Arrested: Know The Rules Governing Shipwrecks

Do you know the do’s and don’ts of wreck diving? Better yet do you know that you could get in serious trouble if you DON’T know the rules? We’re breaking it down for you, because we’ve got your back when it comes to diving.

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LED Lighting in Technical Diving

Which lights are right for you? And what’s the difference between them? We’re breaking it down for you, types of LEDs what they’re used for, how they came about and more.

Matt Johnston

Diving a Dream – Matthew Johnston

Matthew Johnston, who has Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy, which is a life-threatening disease that leaves him confined to his wheelchair full-time and is unable to breathe on his own and requires use of a ventilator. Despite his disease his dream is to Scuba Dive.

Solo Diving in a Technical World

Solo Diving in a Technical World

Being a solo diver, whether diving alone or in a buddy pair, offers many benefits to both safety and recreation but does inherit a higher risk factor when applied in the wrong scenario.

Gas Switch Roulette

Gas Switch Roulette

If you learn a thorough gas switching method and then get complacent or think you know better, normalisation of deviance will eventually catch up with you and you are risking your life.

Operation Lisbon Subway

Mixing Tech Diving and Commercial Diving Techniques

In this example of a commercial diving operation, the combination of standard commercial diving techniques and technical diving procedures proved to be possible to implement in a safe and successful way.