Thailand – Australia – United Kingdom

Archive for December 23, 2009

Pelagian CCR Course with Mark Elyatt

The PADI/DSAT Tec Rec blog reports the graduation of PADI Course Director and DSAT Tec Instructor Trainer Rod Abbotson who completed his TDI (technical diving International) CCR Instructor course for the Pelagian DCCCR.

The blog reports that Mark Elyatt, who held the world record deepest dive to 313m, visited Jordan this month to train Rob to be an instructor on the Pelagian Rebreather. The Pelagian Rebreather is manufactured in Koh Samui, Thailand by Big Blue Tech Samui former Manager Andy Fritz who is owner of Rebreather Lab.

TDI – Technical Diving International is the leading certification agency for all things relating to technical diving, rebreather diving and related courses like scuba technician certifications. Currently DSAT/PADI have only Semi-Closed rebreather courses in their technical curriculum but rumors swirling in the community  indicate a change to introduce a course based on the Poseidon Discovery rebreather in 2010.

More on this event can be found on the Tec Rec Blog and on the Dive Aqaba Website