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rectotec is a diver training facility offering open circuit diver training from beginner through to normoxic Trimix with BSAC, PADI & SDI/TDI
rectotec is a diver training facility offering open circuit diver training from beginner through to normoxic Trimix with BSAC, PADI & SDI/TDI

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KWARK NAVY
Back in the
winter of 2010/2011 I bought myself a set of Fourth Element Arctics as they
were the undersuit of choice at the time.   Fast forward 5 years or so and the water was starting to get a little
bit nippy so I decided to purchase a Kwark Navy Scooter...

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TDI HELITROX INSTRUCTOR
Back in
October last year during the   NEC Dive Show I was on the   TDI   stand and lucky enough to presenting
on the TEKDeck Stage.   It was during this
time that I decided to chat to Mark Powell about upgrading to a TDI
Helitrox Diver instructor. Launched...

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JOINT SERVICE DIVING SAFETY CONFERENCE 2017
This year’s Joint
Service Diving Safety Conference was attended by approximately 80 people
and, once again, it was held at the Roebuck Theatre at HMS Raleigh,
Plymouth. As usual JSSADC ran a
number of skills development courses pre and post conference which...

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2016; A YEAR IN REVIEW
2016
has been a mixed year for rectotec with a number
of highs and lows, the lows caused by my day job, but overall things have gone
well.   January
started well with a TDI Intro to
Tech course followed by 2 weeks in Cyprus teaching BSAC Sports Diver and Di...

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BSAC FIRST CLASS DIVER – PART 3: THEORY EXAM
After receiving my Practical Exam results on the
11 th August I had around 7 weeks to prepare for the Theory Exam on 1
Oct, which, let’s be honest, despite setting aside an hour or so every night
for a month to revise, actually meant I’ll panic revise about...

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BSAC FIRST CLASS DIVER – PART 2: PRACTICAL EXAM
Fast forward 6 months from completing my Expedition Plan , I was booked
on my practical exam.   The Practical Exam The Practical Exam Guidance which gives guidance, the
format, the exam criteria etc… can be found on a downloadable pdf here , however in summ...

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EUROTEK 2016
What is EUROTEK ? Founded
by Leigh Bishop, Rosemary E Lunn (Roz) and the late Carl Spencer after visiting OZTek in 2006, the idea for a
similar event in Europe was created and launched in 2008. Having just
finished its fifth event, EUROTEK has gone from str...

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HUMAN FACTORS SKILLS IN DIVING
Recently, the
British Sub-Aqua Club (BSAC) published their annual incident report which showed
228 ‘reported’ incidents throughout the UK this season. And looking at the report there are repeated
incidents that are seen year in year out, such as poor naviga...

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BSAC FIRST CLASS DIVER – PART 1: EXPEDITION PLAN
I completed my BSAC Advanced Diver back in 2007 and from around
2009 I registered my interest in completing the First Class Diver exams but it wasn’t until last
year that I finally pulled my thumb out and started the process. So what is a First Class Diver ...
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