2016 WRAP-UP

Monday, 09 January 2017 by

I was doing really well with blogs last year but-one… and miserably failed in 2016. I’m sure all y’all are gutted. Well – they are back so buckle-up. We’ve had some changes over 2016 – people have come in to our little #H2OFamily and some have left. Oli moved to the Cayman Islands earlier in

WHY SO BLUE?

Sunday, 31 January 2016 by

We get many people wanting to rent an underwater camera and it’s understandable; divers want a memento of their underwater experiences and pretty fish. The trouble is, underwater photography is not as clear cut as taking a selfie with the latest smart phone. You need to have brilliant buoyancy control and good air management, otherwise

IBRAHIM’S OPEN WATER COURSE

Thursday, 21 January 2016 by

Jenny took Ibrahim to the water to do his PADI Open Water course, this is how it went Some of you may have seen on my Facebook page that I have been teaching an open water course. This is nothing unusual for me, my normal job consists of teaching all levels, from people’s first breaths

People often mistake these fish for a Seahorse which they can’t be blamed for – they do belong to the same family and they have similar characteristics. They are long and thin… just like a pipe funnily enough. They do have a dorsal fin but unlike the Seahorse, they do not have pectoral fin. They

GO PRO WITH H2O

Thursday, 29 October 2015 by

In the summer of 2014 I became a Divemaster. Originally, that’s where I thought it would end. I wanted to continue my diving education, and becoming a PADI pro seemed like the crowning achievement. I didn’t really see myself working in the industry. I am a career educator and I’ve been perfectly happy teaching middle

ANIMAL OF THE MONTH: SEPT – SEAHORSES

Sunday, 20 September 2015 by

We’re lucky here at H2O Divers, our house reef – Bannerfish Bay is home to Hippocampus jayakarai, more commonly known as Thorny seahorse. Hippocampus comes from the ‘hippos’ Greek meaning horse and ‘kampos’ meaning sea monster. Seahorses are actually fish: they live in water, breathe through gills and they have a swim bladder. Unlike a

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