Scuba Careers

Diving Pembrokeshire and Filming Britain’s Sharks – an Interview with Lloyd Jones

Diving Pembrokeshire and Filming Britain’s Sharks – an Interview with Lloyd Jones

30 April, 2016 at 12:45 am Comments are Disabled

When did you first learn to dive, and what inspired you? I gained my PADI Open Water Diver qualification in 2006 in Pembrokeshire, West Wales. My father is a PADI Staff Instructor and his diving stories of tropical locations, colourful ecosystems and old video footage inspired me to start my […]

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Yamin’s Journey to Scuba Instructor on the Gilis

Yamin’s Journey to Scuba Instructor on the Gilis

17 April, 2016 at 6:29 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI Five Star Dive Resort, Dive Central Gili, shares with us the story of Yamin, a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, and his journey to becoming a PADI Professional on the Gili Islands, Indonesia.  It’s funny how your life can suddenly change. You can live many years of your life […]

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Transformational Scuba

Transformational Scuba

22 March, 2016 at 8:44 am Comments are Disabled

Guest post by Jill Heinerth In my predictable middle-class family, dinners were normally shared around the table and television viewing was limited, with strict parental supervision. But, every Sunday night we were permitted to eat in the family room and watch Jacques Cousteau don slick rubber neoprene, and descend into a […]

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Go Behind the Scenes of an Underwater Commercial Shoot

Go Behind the Scenes of an Underwater Commercial Shoot

15 March, 2016 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

World Surf League – Chaos Theory – Making Of Scenes from Eskimo on Vimeo. Bill Swano is a PADI diver who often uses his scuba skills for his job as an Art Director for television. He specializes in adventure travel, competition reality TV as well as commercials and event design. […]

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The Dive Behind the Photo: Sophie Hart

The Dive Behind the Photo: Sophie Hart

14 March, 2016 at 7:52 am Comments are Disabled

This beautiful image from photographer and PADI Divemaster Sophie Hart is featured on the 2016 PADI Diving Society membership cards. We sat down with Sophie as she described the dive behind the shot, as well as some other insights into her budding career as an underwater photographer. When did you become a […]

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Family Ties: A My PADI Story

Family Ties: A My PADI Story

25 February, 2016 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Words and photos by Rainer Jenss, PADI Open Water Diver and President & Founder of Family Travel Association. My wife and I became PADI certified in the summer of 1993, right before our wedding day.  Why?  Because we wanted to go scuba diving during our honeymoon, which took us to […]

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