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Pre BC
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Pre BC

Divemaster, from Los Angeles

Pre BC was last seen:
May 7, 2010
    1. Dogtooth
      Dogtooth
      I'm going to concentrate on getting my cert and get a better idea about what exactly i want to do with it as i go along. As you said, there are many different avenues in diving i could take. I'm very familiar with boats so working towards Captain may be something worth investigating.
    2. Pre BC
      Pre BC
      You are very welcome.

      Did you figure out what you would like to do? If you don't have anything tying you a singel location, you might want to give mega-yacht dive officer training some serious consideration... Great starting pay, see the world and, if you find dive instruction too tame you can transition to mega yacht crew and then Captain. International Yacht Training (YachtMaster.com) provides the program as a joint venture with a local IDC, so you can get the training for both Scuba Instructor and Yacht Crewman simultaneously.

      If I didn't have two young kids (one just over a year) I know I would be very tempted to go that route!

      P
    3. Dogtooth
      Dogtooth
      Thanks for the add.
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    Location:
    Los Angeles
    Gender:
    Male
    Certification Agencies:
    Naui and Padi
    Dive History:
    Every continent except Antarctica and Australia... Still hopeful for the second of the two! Love Belize and Costa Rica...
    Certification History:
    Naui OW
    Padi AOW, Rescue and DM plus lots of specialties, EFR etc.
    Certification Level:
    DM
    Dive Classification:
    Vacation Diver
    Years Certified:
    Ten Or More Years
    Dive Equipment:
    Primarily Aqua Lung with a Tusa mask (they just seem to fit my face the best) and Apollo split fins...
    Rebreather Experience:
    Former Professor and soldier turned businessman. First certification was OW with NAUI before BCs were invented... Most recent was DiveMaster with PADI. Best dives of my life... Blue Hole and anywhere in the Pacific or Carribean at night.

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