TDI Diver News

Trip Report: Tommy Grahams Cave

Our Trip Report series continues with a trip to Tommy Grahams Cave in Australia. Learn more about getting there, hauling your gear to the dive site and what to expect from the dives. Wanna take this trip? We know a guy, check out the article for more info.

Considering the Whats, Wheres, and Whys of Technical Training

When an instructor starts asking questions about these three things before signing you up for that next course don’t assume it’s because they’re questioning your integrity. They’re asking you these things to make sure you are TRULY ready.

Three Reasons to Pre-Breathe

There are a lot of arguments about prebreathing out there in the tech world. However, the majority have one thing in mind when we talk about prebreathing before a dive. That one thing is safety. There are countless checklists you could use before every dive, but the idea of multitasking while running through one of those lists and prebreathing is a great way to slow down while you check for safety.

South West Rocks: The Site With Bite

Nowhere else on earth quite compares to the Oceania region when it comes to underwater variety. Regardless of experience or interest, there’s a diving adventure to suit every taste and pocket, from tropical coral reefs and big critter action to deep water wrecks and seemingly endless caves. It’s just a case of taking the plunge and diving in.

Why dive New Jersey? It Sucks.

Diving New Jersey sucks. There’s nothing but historic wrecks to play on, fish to shoot, lobster to be hunted, beautiful cold-water anemones, soft corals, eels, and artifacts to be found. It’s terrible. Learn more about some of the hidden gems in New Jersey!

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The fate of the SS President Coolidge

First, we told you about this wreck’s heyday and how it went from luxury ship to navy vessel. Now we’re giving you the rest of the story of how it ended up on the ocean floor. Learn more about how this ship sank during its last voyage.

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The trick to getting more time out of your tanks

Are you looking to get more time below to surface but your gas seems to go too quickly? You aren’t alone and the good news is, with practice this is something you can get better at. We’re sharing a breathing technique you can use to increase the amount of time you get out of your tanks.

5 things you should know before you start tech diving

Are you considering tech diving? If it’s making you nervous, firstly, take a deep breath. Second, read these five things and feel comfortable in the learning process. Know that you’re on your way to exploring even more of what the underwater world has to offer.

Diving with redundant air source for recreational divers

You know the saying, plan your dive, dive your plan. The problem is even the best plans can go awry. That’s where diving with a redundant air source can come into play. Here are a few options to consider and a few tips to know before you start diving with a redundant air source.