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Dan Macherel

JJ-CCR Level 1 Instructor


Dan Macherel developed a passion for Tec diving during the mid eighties when diving the deep lakes of Switzerland. Ever since, he travels the globe to places including French Polynesia's crystal blue waters to Florida cave country and from the wrecks in Chuuck Lagoon to the Red Sea.

With an offshore commercial diving background, he is also a decompression chamber operator and trained as dive medical technician. Working full time as a dive professional he splits his time between teaching Tec diving and actively Tec diving himself.

Dan offers CCR training for a variety of units including the JJ-CCR. Having started diving with a rebreather over a decade ago, he is experienced to dive with nine different units teaching six of them including some at IT level. No CCR on the market is perfect; each unit has its strong and weak points, which he discovers while training with world-renowned CCR instructors and as he gains experience using the units he owns.

With a selection of rebreathers available for rent, you have the opportunity to train and dive with several units, hence allowing you to make a more informed decision when it comes to buying your CCR unit of choice.

Dan relocated to Australia in the nineties, where he runs his own business on the Central Coast, in New South Wales about 70km North of Sydney. Dan's dive store caters exclusively for both open and closed circuit Tec divers. Besides dive equipment, spare parts and sofnolime 797, the store is equipped with a state of the art compressor using continuous flow and membrane, allowing storage of gases in 20 banks. The premixed gases are either ready to be boosted into your own cylinders or available to fill rental cylinders from 2 to 15 litres.

Courses taught in English or French.


Dan Macherel

Contact

Dan Macherel
35/ 218 Wisemans Ferry Road
Somersby NSW 2250 Australia
Phone +61 2 4340 0051
Mobile +61 413 837 813
Email: dan@altalena.com.au

News and updates

Freight issues in Denmark

2017-06-06

Extensive problems with Post delivery services in Denmark.

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New manual

2017-03-21

Updated manual available! Version 2.00 / Revision 05

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DYKMÄSSAN

2017-03-09

Träffa instruktörerna Marcus Runesson och Rasmus Ravnsborg på Dykmässan, lär känna dem och JJ-CCR Rebreathern!

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European Dive Show

2017-02-14

Meet the JJ-CCR in Bologna, Italy together with the staff of Ponza Diving! (stand no A-28) 3/5 March 2017

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BTS SHOW 2017

2017-02-07

Meet JJ-CCR at America´s largest Consumer Scuba and Dive Travel Show, March 24-26 in New Jersey.

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DUIKVAKER EXPO 2017

2016-12-05

Meet DiveWise Technical Diving at Duikvaker and get a presentation of the JJ-CCR Rebreather. February 4-5.

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XRC canister

2016-07-07

Now available - XRC canister

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New SOLO Firmware Version 12

2016-05-12

The new SOLO v12 firmware is recommended for all users of the JJ-CCR Rebreather DiveCAN:

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Be Aware of Copy cells!

2016-03-22

Be aware of copy cells configured for the JJ-CCR!

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JJ-CCR displayed at Dubai Boat Show

2016-02-24

The JJ-CCR will be on display at Dubai Boat Show.

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