dive training

Terry Cummins – Dive Educator

Some years ago, I interviewed, Terry Cummins – then still involved with PADI – on his thoughts about diving, and, more particularly, the diving industry.  Since then, he has added to his academic qualifiactions with a PhD. A person who… Read More ›

“To Hidden Depths”

In 1945, Captain Philippe Tailliez (later becoming a leading pioneer in self-contained diving exploration in cave and open ocean) was appointed Commander of the French Navy’s newly-formed, Undersea Research Group, whose members included Jacques Cousteau and Frederic Dumas. Earlier, in… Read More ›

Tekkies or Terrorists?

The following snippet, copied from an Australian newspaper, appeared in an online magazine – Nekton – that I produced and edited for several years in the early 2000’s. Today, given the widespread acceptance and use of CCR’s by recreational divers,… Read More ›