technical diving

Sum Teamwork

Anyone who has ever struggled to descend – or fought to stay afloat – while diving will recall the story of Archimedes discovering some fundamental facts about flotation while splashing around in his bath-tub.  As with other Laws of Physics… Read More ›

An image worth framing

  When asked what underwater activity they would most like to learn a large number of divers nominate underwater photography.  It’s easy to understand why. An intense experience filled with colour, light and movement, diving is an adventure that’s best… Read More ›

A Chat with Barry Andrewartha

A person who, for more than four decades, has chronicled the changing face of diving and, in the process, given the Asia Pacific diving community an established and respected ‘voice’ in which to share adventures, discoveries and concerns, Barry Andrewartha’s… Read More ›

A Flawless Discussion

Back in the days when I gave a lot of thought to virginity, I always regarded it as a – hopefully – temporary condition somewhat similar to having the chicken pox or measles, an ailment that, if I was lucky,… Read More ›

Mystery of the Last Olympian

Mystery of the Last Olympian – By Richie Kohler with Charlie Hudson Bringing history to life, Richie Kohler’s book, ‘Mystery Of The Last Olympian’ is an all-encompassing saga of iron and steel and flesh and blood that’s as much about… Read More ›

Dress For Success

It’s become apparent that in some diving circles technology is breathing new life into the old adage that ‘clothes maketh the man’ – an olde worlde way of saying that ‘first impressions count’. Beguiled by brand names, developments in life-support… Read More ›