Oceaneric’s owner, Eric Thornthwaite, is a manufacturer-trained service technician for the following brands:
- Scubapro Level II
- Mares expert
- Sub Gear
- (Tusa coming soon)
Also, UWATEC, Suunto and most dive computers as well as those made by the manufacturers above.
Eric has in excess of 12,000 hours of experience servicing scuba diving equipment
Eric is a certified TDI – oxygen cleaning technician
Further to this, Eric has advised and maintained equipment for the Royal Navy Salvage Diving Unit, HM Coastguard, Royal Marines, commercial dive companies, scientific & university dive teams, James Fisher Defence, Serco (operators the Royal Navy dive support vessels) and others. From preparation of high pressure (400bar) oxygen systems to military specifications, maintenance of a range diving equipment including hyperbaric recompression chambers to developing servicing training courses for British Antarctic Surveys Field Diving Officers.