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Trimix is a breathing gas, consisting of oxygen, helium and nitrogen, and is often used in deep commercial diving and during the deep phase of dives carried out using technical diving techniques.

Floating Deco Station

The shipwreck diving platform is a combination of two elements: the down line system and the free floating deco station. It requires four people to easily deploy these two apparatus. Surface Support, Safety & Expedition Divers will all help deploy these tools. To setup the down line system, the first thing you need to do is hook the wreck. [...]

By | 2015-01-30T07:42:42-08:00 January 30th, 2015|Resources|Comments Off on Floating Deco Station

Surface Support Team Member

We are always looking for energetic individuals to assist in our dive operations. Surface support and safety divers are an integral part of our team and their assistance is greatly appreciated. A single individual will often carry out both positions of surface support and safety diver due to limited space on the boat. Pre Dive Over 18 Willingness [...]

By | 2015-01-30T00:51:48-08:00 January 30th, 2015|Skills|Comments Off on Surface Support Team Member

Safety Diver

The role of the safety diver is a critical one for deep diving operations. It helps ensure the safety of everyone involved and generally makes the exploration diver's lives a whole lot easier while doing the deco time on the line. Often the safety diver also plays the role of surface support team member before [...]

By | 2015-01-30T00:46:31-08:00 January 30th, 2015|Skills|Comments Off on Safety Diver

Standard Gases

I often get asked how do you know what mixes of bottom gas to take on a dive? There are two schools of thinking here, Best Mix for the dive or Standard Mixes for a variety of dives. Essentially Best Mix means you calculate the mix based on the planned depth of the dive. So [...]

By | 2014-04-24T23:32:05-07:00 April 24th, 2014|Resources|Comments Off on Standard Gases

Required Tec Diving Equipment

Intro to Tech Diving / Discover Tec Diving 1 Back Plate & Harness (Stainless Steel or Aluminium) 1 Back Inflation Style Wing 1 Set Double Steel Cylinders with Isolation Manifold (100+ cu ft recommended) 2 DIN Regulators (Double Cylinder Configuration) Hose Config: 7 ft. Primary Regulator Hose 22 or 24" Necklace Regulator Hose 24 or [...]

By | 2014-04-21T22:41:48-07:00 April 17th, 2014|Gear|Comments Off on Required Tec Diving Equipment

Shearwater Petrel External

Rugged Technical Dive Computer 2.4” Full Colour HD Display Air, Nitrox, Trimix External Fischer Connector Monitors PPO2 from 1 or 3 O2 sensors Single AA Battery (Any Type) Multiple Decompression Algorithms Bühlmann ZHL-16C with Gradient Factors User Adjustable Conservatism Open Circuit, 5 Gases Closed Circuit, 5 Gases Optional VPM-B Gauge Mode Simple Yet Advanced User [...]

By | 2014-04-09T18:09:47-07:00 April 9th, 2014|Gear|0 Comments

Shearwater Petrel 2

Rugged Technical Dive Computer 2.4” Full Colour HD Display Air, Nitrox, Trimix User Replaceable AA Battery Digital Compass Bluetooth Integration Multiple Decompression Algorithms Bühlmann ZHL-16C with Gradient Factors User Adjustable Conservatism Open Circuit, 5 Gases Closed Circuit, 5 Gases Optional VPM-B Gauge Mode Simple Yet Advanced User Interface 2 Button Push OC Bailout Colour Coded [...]

By | 2015-01-29T23:44:23-08:00 April 9th, 2014|Gear|Comments Off on Shearwater Petrel 2

Shearwater NERD

The Shearwater NERD (Near Eye Remote Display) is the first technical dive computer with a display mounted on the diver’s rebreather mouthpiece. This revolutionary device keeps crucial information in your line-of-sight for the entire dive. Thanks to the Micro LCD display and magnifying lens, the data appears as if displayed on a 32” TV screen [...]

By | 2014-04-10T17:56:14-07:00 April 9th, 2014|Gear|Comments Off on Shearwater NERD