What PADI scuba diving Internship program did you complete?
Divemaster internship plus Instructor Development Course (IDC) & MSDT Internship
What were you doing before you joined Crystal Dive?
I worked on cruise ships and partied hard
How long have you spent completing your scuba diving internship?
5 weeks plus the 2 week internship for Divemaster program, then when I returned I completed the IDC and MSDT Internship
What was your favourite part of your scuba diving internship and why?
Scuba diving all day and then hanging out with friends
What was your least favourite and why?
I fell off my bike and had to stay out of the water for a few days
Who was your favourite instructor and why?
All of the instructors in Crystal Dive are wonderful. With some of them I got to do my divemaster course, some I met during my internship. All are helpful, knowledgeable and fun.
During your scuba diving internship which of the additional Marine Conservation ‘ECO’ program activities did you take part in and which did you enjoy the most?
I have done beach and dive site clean ups, reef and coral check
Do you think our additional Marine Conservation ‘ECO’ program was beneficial to your Professional level scuba diving training and if so why?
Yes it was. It helps to save and preserve the marine life and teaches the responsible way to dive.
As a qualified PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, what are your future plans with regards to scuba?
Keep on diving! Open the world of scuba diving to more people.
And what about Koh Tao?
Koh Tao is my new home
Tukta and 995 (roasted duck) for local food and Breeze for western cuisine
How did you spend your non-diving days?
There were not many of those but then I slept in, hiked and explored the island.
Where are you heading to next?
I’m staying in Koh Tao