Robert Manuel Carmichael, a.k.a., RMC
Robert is our founder and CEO. As Global SubDive’s exploration leader and lead submersible pilot, he oversees submersible project development and planning.
This company represents his life’s adventure, which has been stimulated by a constant passion for underwater exploration and a knack for improving the functionality of mechanical devices. He learned how to build a recreational hookah system in 1980 as the first full-time employee of Brownie’s THIRD LUNG™, a job that inaugurated his love for diving. In the late 1980’s Robert began experimenting with technical mixed gas diving and was the enterprising force behind the development of what would become the Halcyon “PVR-BASC” rebreather. This rebreather helped revolutionize deep, technical diving and would lead to numerous world record cave dives. Over more than 15 yrs these and many other innovations were developed with Robert’s business partner and friend, Jarrod Jablonski, with whom he founded Halcyon Manufacturing in 1995.
Robert continues to bring innovative solutions into a wide range of marine applications, building a team at LW Americas, which supports mixed gas supply and submersible support systems for yachts and expedition ships around the world.
Global SubDive currently supplies submersible and DP1 Ship Services (M/V GO America) to NAVSEA SFOMF near Port Everglades, FL.