About Us

Whether you are new to Scuba Diving or an experienced Technical diver, or just looking for something new, we can help. IANTD , PADI, TDI, GUE, BSAC and SwedTech courses available in Open Circuit. IANTD, IART, ANDI, TDI and BSAC courses available in Closed Circuit

Courses are tailored to your requirements, kit configuration and where you want to be as a diver

Looking for some diving but off the beaten track? Bored of the usual 45 minute tours? Cutting dives short because of others inexperience or gas use? Personal guiding, tailored to your needs and experience to optimise your time underwater and create a better experience.

Steve Wilkinson

Steve is a Professional Diving Instructor committed to delivering high quality training, exceeding agency standards, to develop all students.

As a SwedTech Diving Instructor, PADI IDC Staff Instructor, PADI Tec/Rec Instructor and IANTD Trimix Instructor, Steve can teach all courses from bubble maker to Assistant Instructor, he is also qualified to teach a large number of specialties in either backmount or sidemount configurations.

With a passion for wreck diving and exploration, Steve is extremely proud to have been the Project Dive Officer for the recent expeditions on L72 ORP Kujawiak (Polish destroyer, formerly HMS Oakley), the German JU88, the USAF Liberator - B24 Bomber, HMS Olympus memorial project and the 2700 year old Phoenician wreck research expeditions by the University of Malta Classics & Archaeology department. Working closely with the authorities to locate, document, research  and identify the numerous wrecks in Maltese waters.

Steve is also a member of the Ghost Fishing team, helping to protect the marine environment from lost or discarded fishing nets and lines. As part of the OUR OCEANS conference held in Malta in 2017, Steve and the Ghost Fishing team managed to remove 500kg of discarded equipment in just 3 days, which was subsequently displayed in the National Aquarium to draw the publics attention to the hazards to marine life and our eco system. 


Edd Stockdale

With 20 years of diving history Edd is a full time technical instructor and scientific diver. He is a Technical Instructor trainer with RAID and SDI / TDI as well as an instructor for SwedTech Diving.

When not teaching courses he works with research institutes as a dive safety officer for technical diving based research expeditions or exploring for wrecks in various corners of the world.

As with all the Shadow Technical team he has a drive to train divers above and beyond the standards, concentrating on core foundation skills while maintaining students needs orientated training. He teaches courses from entry level all the way to technical instructor, all at the benchmark level of Shadow Technical training.


Dave Gration

With over 28yrs diving experience, diving in locations ranging from Stoney Cove to the most amazing warm water wreck and cave locations around the globe, Daves commitment and passion for training has made him one of the most respected professional instructors in the World. 

Not only is he a full Trimix instructor for IART, TDI, IANTD, ITDA and PADI in both Open and Closed Circuit diving (including full cave instructor) but he is also the Regional Officer for IART (International Association of Rebreather Trainers). 

Starting his career in the UK and then travelling the World before deciding to settle down and own his own dive centre in the Canary Islands, Dave now operates as a freelance Technical Diving Instructor throughout Europe and is a proud member of the Shadow Expedition Team.

Shadow Technical are proud to be able to offer World Class Rebreather courses from MOD1 to full Cave / Trimix level on:

  • JJ-CCR
  • xCCR
  • AP Inspiration  / Evolution
  • SF2 (Back and Sidemount configurations)
  • Triton
  • Hollis Prism2
  • CCR Liberty
  • Poseidon MK6 / Se7en 

We can also help you source New or Used Rebreathers, spares, tools and provide professional servicing of your unit.

  

PADI
PADI TEC REC
IANTD
Swedtech Diving
IART
BSAC
TDI