This is my fourth week as a dive master intern. This week my brother has come over to do his advanced course at Bunaken. I assisted on his course and since it was my last few days at Two Fish Bunaken I wrapped up some of my pending swim tests and the dive mapping activity.
The mini-dive is a new addition to the confined water section of the new PADI Open Water Course skills. This is where student divers plan a simulated dive in a controlled environment with the assistants of their instructor. To make dive planning even easier, students now have the dive planning slate that walks them through…
This week started off with us spotting a Sperm Whale being washed ashore at the small jetty at Bunaken. I was pretty thrilled as this was the first time I had seen a whale although it was in a pretty bad state.
As September begins, this marks the moment of change for Two Fish Divers with Lembongan being the first off the mark to introduce the New PADI Open Water Course. Bunaken and Lembeh will soon follow, so its time to say goodbye to the old and hello to the new! The 1st of September has been…
I’m well into my Divemaster course now. I’m beginning to get the hang of putting together what’s needed for each dive trip.
This week I’ve been learning the art of guiding, much to the amusement of my instructors. There have been underwater fights, lost equipment, and some very bad buoyancy!
I have been at Two Fish Divers, Bunaken, for a while now but it was only last week that I was formally introduced to the dive master internship.
It’s been 2 weeks, so I’m now halfway through my divemaster course. But I still feel like there is so much more to learn! This week has been very busy, which was good as it meant I had the opportunity to assist in Discover Scuba Diving, Open Water and Advanced Open Water courses.