TDI Diver News

Meme-be you are the Problem

Attention scuba industry keyboard heroes, aka social media trolls. Okay, yeah that’s a bit harsh, but we need to take a moment to address something we’ve noticed on social media lately. The truth is we can all be better, and none of us are perfect divers every moment of every dive. So why do we act like it when another diver posts photos or videos online?

9 Reasons Tech Gear is Rec Gear

As a diver, just like there’s a world of possibilities of where to dive, there is also a world of possibilities on the gear you use. Sport divers often start out with a basic equipment setup and upgrade things as they go. There’s nothing wrong with that line of thinking, but have you ever thought about starting off with gear that will grow WITH you?

The difference between “Then and Now” in Technical Diving

It’s no surprise tech diving has come a long way in the last 10, 20, or even 30 years. Heck, technology alone has changed leaps and bounds in each of those time frames. We’re taking a look back at tech diving in 90s and how it differs from tech diving now. If you’ve been diving since then, this will be a fun trip down memory lane. Even if you haven’t been tech diving since the 90s, it’s fun to see how far things have come.

Trip Report: Diving Portugal from Top to Bottom

Are you daydreaming about your next dive vacation? If you’re looking for adventure, consider this two-week itinerary for Portugal. From wreck diving and wine tasting to shore diving and sightseeing, Portugal offers a little something for everyone.

Trip Report: Diving Portugal from Top to Bottom

Are you daydreaming about your next dive vacation? If you’re looking for adventure, consider this two-week itinerary for Portugal. From wreck diving and wine tasting to shore diving and sightseeing, Portugal offers a little something for everyone.

The C3 Wreck: History and Diving Conditions

If you’ve been bitten by the wreck diving bug, this is another to add to your bucket list. The C3 Submarine off the coast of Spain. Learn more about its history and what diving this unique wreck is like.

Using a Bailout Rebreather

Have you ever considered using a bailout rebreather rather than bailout tanks? There are a lot of reasons to choose either, however in this article, we’re taking a deeper look into using a back-up rebreather as a bailout system. This in-depth article will walk you through everything you need to know about using a bailout rebreather.

Five Reasons to Dive a Rebreather

Have you had rebreather diving on your mind? We get it, rebreather diving comes with a lot of baggage. More training, longer checklists, and let’s not forget the expense. However, rebreather diving also comes with many benefits. We’re covering just five of them in this article.

How to go for a lockdown dive

Are you bored in the house yet? Turns out you can simulate a dive right from your very own home! Here’s how to do it for the next time you’re really missing diving.

Diving for Love: A Cave Diver Wedding

It’s easy to get hooked on cave diving, exploring the veins of the underground or mountainside, seeing things few others have. This couple found a way to combine their love for each other AND cave diving to host the most unique wedding. Accompanied by 69 other divers from 11 different countries, these divers tied the knot.