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Jorge A. Mahauad
Works at Galapagos Tip Top Dive & Training Facility
Attended Colegio Alberto Einstein
Lives in Galapagos Islands
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Good news! Solid state oxygen sensors are here
I just returned home from attending TEKdiveUSA.2016 over the weekend. Besides the amazing talks and stories there which I will not try to reproduce in this blog, I wanter to blog about one of the most remarkable advancements in terms of innovation for Tecni...
I just returned home from attending TEKdiveUSA.2016 over the weekend. Besides the amazing talks and stories there which I will not try to reproduce in this blog, I wanter to blog about one of the most remarkable advancements ...
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Amazing Galapagos video footage by Armado Gasse - Galapagos Rebreathers
I met Armando Gasse ( armandogasse.com ) back in 2012 while supporting a private vessel on a 2 week long trip to the Galapagos. We have remained friends since then and he is always sharing his amazing material with me. It is often hard to share the material...
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We are back from the Galapagos Rebreathers 2015 expedition
After an amazing week of rebreather diving in the Galapagos Islands, 16 divers, 220 kilos of Sofnolime used, 25,000+ liters of Oxygen pumped and almost 400 man hours of safe rebreather diving, our 2015 Galapagos Rebreathers expedition ended today. A ton of ...
After an amazing week of rebreather diving in the Galapagos Islands, 16 divers, 220 kilos of Sofnolime used, 25,000+ liters of Oxygen pumped and almost 400 man hours of safe rebreather diving, our 2015 Galapagos Rebreathers e...
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Besides my own rebreather, what else should I bring?
We recommended the following minimum spares and consumables: Oxygen Sensors (2)  Oxygen compatible grease Any unit specific O-ring kit Any unit specific tools Mouthpiece
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I want to come dive with you, how do I go about making a booking?
A minimum of two CCR divers is required to open a rebreather friendly departure. Galapagos Rebreathers will then market the departure as rebreather oriented in order to increase the number of CCR team members to up to 08. We have a data base of people inter...
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What ios the required personal equipment?
At least one CE / ISO tested Rebreather sold by a manufacturing company. No homemade units. DSMB and spool are mandatory for all divers. Audible device Bailout regulator or BOV Dust and water caps for regulators, connections, etc. Recommended minimum spares...
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TEKdiveUSA.2016 is here
Starting tonight, TEKDiveUSA is a biennial advanced and technical diving conference. We kick things off tonight with a BBQ. A dive into a volcanic cave 60 meters deep in a collapsed crater in Gordon Rocks, Galapagos Islands.  The next couple days will compr...
Starting tonight, TEKDiveUSA is a biennial advanced and technical diving conference. We kick things off tonight with a BBQ. A dive into a volcanic cave 60 meters deep in a collapsed crater in Gordon Rocks, Galapagos Islands. ...
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2016 and 2017 Galapagos Rebreather trips
Exciting news! We have a number of trips available in 2016 and 2017 for the Galapagos Rebreathers community. Here is the schedule: 2016:  Aug 5 - 12 - 2 spaces available on board  Nortada . Nortada is a privately owened vessel. It started operations in Gala...
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Galapagos Rebreathers in DEMA 2014
Jorge A. Mahauad, managing director of Galapagos Rebreathers will be attending DEMA Show 2014. Come by booth 2133 to have a chat and learn about what we are doing to promote rebreather travel to the Galapagos Islands. To make an appointment call (239) 240 -...
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What is the electricity voltage in the boat? Which plug do I take with me?
The standard electrical power in the Galapagos is 110V, 60Hz. Most outlets take two flat-prong plugs. Other appliances and voltages will need appropriate adapters and converters.
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What paperwork will I need to sign?
Insurance, Liability Releases: All divers must carry dive accident insurance for the entire duration of the trip. Travel insurance is also recommended. Upon arrival, rebreather divers will be requested to fill in standard forms for diving liability release ...
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What are the rules and dive profileswe require for a CCR friendly your?
Profiles are limited to a bottom time of 60 minutes and an average depth of 20 meters to avoid decompression. Standard diluent provided will be air and maximum recommended narcotic depth 30 meters. No “solo buddy diving”. The group, as a whole, needs to rem...
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Jorge A. MAHAUAD

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Advanced Diving in the Galapagos Islands
Recreational & Technical Diver Training
Galapagos Rebreather Trips and Expeditions
Diving Support for Exploration & Research
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www.tiptopdiving.com
www.galapagosrebreathers.com
www.advancedgalapagosdiving.com

Education
  • Colegio Alberto Einstein
    Highschool, 2001
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Dive Industry Professional
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  • Galapagos Tip Top Dive & Training Facility
    Resident Course Director and Training Director, 2010 - present
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Currently
Galapagos Islands
Previously
Galapagos, Ecuador - Quito, Ecuador - Barcelona, España