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  1. He used website to outline his mission, hopes and fears

    Posted Jan 16th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... months ago, Shaw wrote: 'When I saw him, I swam to him. He was lying on his back with his dive equipment on. He was in a wetsuit and he still had his fins and mask on. His face was bone. His ... the body of Deon Dreyer back from the depths. 'The dive will be unique and huge. I plan on spending up to five minutes at 270 metres recovering the body,' he wrote on www.deepcave.com. ...

  2. Resume

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1978: Set up a diving shop to sell equipment 1981: Got PADI licence for open-water scuba instructor in Japan and started to give diving courses 1989: Got PADI licence to be a course ... of Scuba Training Ltd Duration: 2 to 3 weeks, 3 to 5 lessons a week Fee: $2,970 Enquiries: 2334 7543 or www.hkist.com.hk The path Dive Master (This is the lowest level of diving instructor; usually ...

  3. Diving force

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Penny Hunter

    ... to $8,400, including flights. Scuba-diving is expensive compared with other Asian destinations: about US$100 for two dives (excluding equipment; about US$40). ... is water of the most remarkable blue imaginable. With a few duck dives to the bottom, the guides bring the sludge to the surface so passengers can indulge in a full-body mud pack, painting ...

  4. Qingpu stock dives on resumption

    Posted Jul 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Neil Gough Shares in Shanghai Qingpu Fire-fighting Equipment dropped 33.1 per cent yesterday on resumption of trading after the GEM-listed firm revealed it failed to disclose ... 10.25 million yuan on six separate purchases of second-hand manufacturing equipment. In each case the seller was Shanghai High Pressure Container (SHP), a connected firm 65 per cent owned ...

  5. Exploring a new world

    Posted Aug 15th 2005, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... LILIAN GOH Name: Rommy Cheung Wai Age: 40s Occupation: Diving course director Young Post: How did you become a diving instructor? Cheung: I often went swimming when I was young as I lived near a beach. I was fascinated by the underwater world. So I joined a diving course with my friends when I was 18. That was more than 20 years ago when diving was quite expensive. There were ...

  6. Plunge to help tsunami victims

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... obstacle course and see who can swim fastest,' Mr Blayne said. All equipment will be provided free of charge by Mandarin Divers and South China Diving Club, with all funds raised from ... Jonathan Powell A West Island student who was scuba-diving in Thailand on December 26 is raising funds for the victims of the tsunami. Emilia Pellas was diving on the east coast in Ko ...

  7. dive books

    Posted Jun 26th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Frew Mcmillan

    ... Alex Frew McMillan Asian Diver magazine has delivered another in its useful series of annuals with 101 Coolest Dives- The Thrill Seeker's Guide to the Planet's Coolest Diving ($80, Emap Singapore). The 101 Coolest Dives attempts to identify the most-memorable dives around the world, from searching for the largest fish in the sea, the whale shark (Dive three ...

  8. Sebastien Murat

    Posted Aug 07th 2005, 12:00am by David Evans

    ... The free-diving extremist and world record holder for underwater swimming tells David Evans that if you hold your breath, sometimes you get what you want. 'I hold the world record for swimming nearly 192 metres underwater on a single breath. I'm also going to make another attempt on the world free-diving record [diving without an oxygen tank] later this year. It currently ...

  9. 'There was always a chance he wouldn't come back'

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Shaw returned with a nine-member team of international divers as support but- after diving down to 270 metres using special equipment that recycles air- he failed to make it back ... who holds the world record for deep-cave diving, failed to return on Saturday after swimming 270 metres down into a cave in South Africa to try to retrieve the body of a diver who disappeared ...

  10. Harilela splashes out on extra space for its spa equipment

    Posted May 10th 2005, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... is the perfect show for us because it really does bring all the buyers together in one place.' The companies represented at the show are Equip Asia, which specialises in tableware and hotel operating equipment and supplies; Pacific Rim Trading, which supplies linen and fabrics to hotels, restaurants and clubs; and Restaurant Management Technologies, which supplies point-of-sale systems ...




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