Tag Archive: Rebreather Diving

Oct 21

Hollis Explorer Rebreather arrives !

After 5 months waiting the new Hollis Explorer Rebreather finally arrived at the dive center. The engineers from Oceanic in the USA have been working frantically to clear huge back orders since the latest rebreather on the market was released earlier this year. This is a true recreational rebreather designed to be compact, light, simple …

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Aug 07

Canterbury and Waikato Wrecks

We headed up to the Bay of Islands last Friday afternoon to pitch camp at “The Farm” on Old Russel Rd. The backpacker accommodation was basic, but the facilities were great along with the staff and everyone agreed they’d be happy to return. The farm is about 25km from Rawhiti, which is where we launched …

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Jul 29

Rainbow Warrior and Cavalli Islands

Blue skies, calm seas and great vis made an awesome 4 days diving at the Cavalli Islands. The highlight, as usual, was dropping on to the wreck of the Rainbow Warrior for the first dive of the day. We had the wreck all to ourselves and from the surface I could see the divers making …

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Jun 12

Hollis Explorer Rebreather Course

Just completed my Hollis Explorer rebreather course with Rubens Monaco from IDC Scuba in Melbourne. The Explorer unit is a dream to dive. Designed for everyday recreational divers this rebreather is very safe, simple and easy to use. Looking forward to getting back to NZ and introducing more people to the joys of rebreather diving. …

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Apr 29

Poseidon Discovery MkVI rebreather course in Fiji

Congratulations to Nick Darling (owner of Voli Voli Beach Resort) and Sam Campbell (professional underwater videographer) on completing their SSI Poseidon MkVI rebreather course. Over 3 days we covered the theory, pool sessions and completed open water dives with Ra Divers at Voli Voli Beach Resort at Raki Raki, Fiji. A big thanks to Voli …

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Apr 28

Diving Nananu-i-ra and Beqa Lagoon in Fiji

11 excited divers accompanied by 3 non-divers headed of to Fiji with Dive HQ Hibiscus Coast for 9 days diving and relaxation. It was great to be back at Safari Lodge and reunite with the friendly staff that looked after us so well during our last trip in August 2012. This time around we had …

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