Tag Archives: Technical Diving

TED Video by Richard Pyle from 2004

TED stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design. It is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading and its website has over 900 “TEDTalks” available online for free, from a wide variety of presenters. Richard Pyle is a self-proclaimed fish-nerd. He … Continue reading

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Tech Divers Cave Expedition

Last year Paul Neilsen from Extreme Technical Diving was coordinator¬† on a cave diving expedition to the Hinatuan Enchanted River Underwater Cave. Hinatuan is a town on the east coast of Mindanao in the Philippines. The Enchanted River may have … Continue reading

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EUROTEK.2010 Tickets are now on sale

EUROTEK is an advanced and technical diving conference and exhibition that is happening on the 16th and 17th October at the ICC, Birmingham, UK. It was originally conceived by Leigh Bishop, Roz Lunn and Carl Spencer. Carl tragically died on … Continue reading

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Hong Kong depth record?

Jackie Wu Ming-chuen is back in the news after he made a 101 metre dive in Puerto Galera.¬† Back in November he reached 72 metres, but now he’s gone deeper. He is chairman of the Hong Kong Underwater Archaelogical Association. … Continue reading

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Hong Kong depth record?

Strange article in the Standard yesterday about 2 divers who are hoping to set a Hong Kong depth record. Apparently “Jackie Wu Ming-chuen, formerly of the marine police, hopes to break the previous mark of 72 meters which he set … Continue reading

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Tech Diving in Malapascua

My favourite dive operator in Malapascua has added another string to their bow, as Thresher Shark Divers is the first (and, at the time of writing, only) technical diving facility on Malapascua. They are able to offer technical diving to … Continue reading

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Book on Dave Shaw

Dave Shaw was a Hong Kong based pilot for Cathay Pacific, but also a very keen diver. He took up diving in 1999 and was interested in the opportunities to explore, ideally where no-one else has been. This led to … Continue reading

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