This week in TEC …. we were visited by Valerie from Australia who started training for cave diving in Bunaken! Valerie was bitten by the Tech bug after she visited the Oztech dive show and bought a Sidemount wing and reg set. She has her sights set on getting her cave qualifications later this year in Thailand, and visited us in Bunaken for her initial Tech certs.
Over the past couple of weeks we have had the place brightened up by the addition of a few girls. Marlies Lang CD has been conducting an IDC and IDC Staff course for Gwen, Mia and Claire (staff). Despite the girls having a lot of work on their plate, we managed to make time for a bit of a break and play on sidemount in the pool. This brought a smile to even the most fried of brains. Claire is already quite an experienced tech diver having done her Trimix rating in Sharm el Sheik but had not been in tech config in a while, currently working in Tioman.
This week in Tec … PADI Tec 50 for diving instructors – if you are a recreational diving instructor and have some time off, would you go off and do the PADI Tec 50 is the course for you? This week diving instructor Yvonne had some time off from her job in Bali and came up to Bunaken for the PADI Tec 50 course. We asked her to right a blog for us about her experience and this is her tale.
This week in Tec .. it has been a bit quieter after the holidays which of course means that we offered a Tech try dive in the pool to the resort guests! It being a bit chilly only our hardy Australian guests, Tarn and Cara from Melbourne gave it a go, and I can think of no better indication that they liked the configuration other than the first words out of Tarn’s mouth, “How much is one of these?”