technical diving

Being Neighbourly

As a former believer in the notion perpetrated by generations of Chief Petty Officers – who took exception to ship’s decks being littered with rubbish – that the ocean was the “world’s biggest ashtray”, I always assumed that the sea… Read More ›

Genetically Modified Behaviour

“Barely fifty-years old yet recreational diving is  – in cultural terms – only slowly emerging from the Dark Ages of sexual inequality.” Says Professor Greta Wrassebender, author of the internationally acclaimed, “The Ultimate Aphrodisiac: A study of sexuality and cold,… Read More ›

Anatomy Of An Industry

“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important lesson that history has to teach.”  – Aldous Huxley As a concept, Australia’s former peak industry diving body had much to commend it: Particularly… Read More ›

The Tek Challenge

As an activity focussed on exploration and discovery, the nature of technical diving is to push back the boundaries of knowledge, not through reckless bravado, but rather through a true appreciation and understanding of the entailed risks. Carrying with it… Read More ›