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Back into the waters of Manuel Antonio – Life of a scuba instructor

It's been a while, but after about 10 months of not going deeper than 5 ft I was back in the water and teaching some open waters. For those of you that don't know me I was out on maternity leave. Had a little girl and am very happy....but I digress. With the evolvement of [...]

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Open waters and thunder storms…back in Costa Rica

Pandora when not cuddling on the sofa!So after a hiatus in england for six weeks I am back in the jungle and into rainy season. Hello giant storm this morning that made my house shake. I do kinda like the storms, but, only if I am safely on a sofa or in bed. I have [...]

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So you want to become a PADI scuba instructor – What’s involved ? (part 1)

So you are thinking of becoming a scuba professional ? maybe you're already a divemaster , maybe not. Maybe you have only just started diving and like me, you entered the water, blew bubbles and knew you wanted to stay. So how do you go about, "living the dream" ? Travel the world and teach people how [...]

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Scuba divemaster trainee internship – Turtles and Crazy Canyons

As an important part of the PADI Divemaster internship you need to practice your dive briefings. And who better to practice on at Go Pro Costa Rica than me! So finally the sun shone down on us today and some abnormally grey days for this time of year and we headed out to Canyon reef, [...]

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New Budding open water divers

First class of the new season was a PADI e-learning open water class. After a 3 month hiatus I decided to "get wet" again. With new Go Pro interns and students coming through our newly opened doors there are is plenty of enthusiastic help on hand. Pool session went well, I just wish that one [...]

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Eagle Rays and Eager Divers

So with rainy season well underway, (more specifically the "can never get my clothes dry season") viz has dropped locally and Cano trips are not as frequent. However, there are still plenty of eager divers around to brave the fun packed waters of Manuel Antonio. I was lucky enough to have a young referral diver [...]

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Open water Course Fun in Manuel Antonio

So the past week, (or maybe month or 2?!) have been pretty hectic. We had a group of visiting travel agents who were in Manuel Antonio doing the most sensible thing really....Learning how to scuba dive. So, it was time for me to step out of the office and back into the water hoping all [...]

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