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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 commitment towards the development of recreational diving is evidenced in the pages of the diving publications that he, (together with his wife and business partner, Belinda Barnes) produced. 3,333 more words

Recreational Diving

Under construction

What might this be?

Tony has been extremely busy down at the workshop and this is today’s result. Any guesses anyone?

Weather is getting warmer. Lovely. 12 more words

Scuba Diving

Take me to the next level

Become the ultimate scuba professional with skills and capabilities beyond recreational.

Discover the delights of PADI TecRec, Sidemount and Rebreather instructor courses with Green Turtle. 36 more words


Onwards and upwards, for a Greek adventure.

Well buddies, it was the weekend. We were home alone. What better way to be just us, than hopping on a plane and heading off to Athens, Greece! 353 more words

Scuba Diving

"I'm for never blowing bubbles."

A story of doubtful authenticity concerns the then Head of the U.S. Patent Office who, in 1899, is reputed to have sent his resignation to President McKinley and urged the closing of the Office on the grounds that, “everything that could be invented has been invented.” 288 more words


How to Prepare for Class

This is the time of year that my course schedule for the upcoming summer really begins to gel.  The holidays are over, winter has set in, people start thinking about the upcoming dive season and what they would like to accomplish this year.   1,056 more words

Technical Diving

Peter Fields - Diving Explorer

The following profile by Strike was first published in August 2005 in his on-line ‘Nekton’ Magazine.


Born and raised in Auckland, New Zealand, Peter Fields’ early ambitions to be a military aircraft pilot were thwarted when, after taking flying training with the Royal New Zealand Air Force, he was grounded for spurious reasons by an Army medic during Compulsory Military Training.  1,880 more words

Recreational Diving