Dave Protheroe


Recent blog posts written by Dave Protheroe

My PADI Story: Sarah Richard, Scuba Writer and PADI Pro

My PADI Story: Sarah Richard, Scuba Writer and PADI Pro

20 February, 2017 at 6:05 am Comments are Disabled

  Not content with a steady job in a bank, Sarah Richard sold all of her worldly possessions and took the first plane headed east! This is the story of how Sarah, editor of girlsthatscuba.com, found inspiration through travel and diving, shaping her life as a writer and PADI Professional. […]

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Part Two: Why Doing a Liveaboard in Egypt Will be One of the Best Decisions You Ever Make

Part Two: Why Doing a Liveaboard in Egypt Will be One of the Best Decisions You Ever Make

16 February, 2017 at 12:30 am Comments are Disabled

Following on from Part One, Alexandra Dimitriou reveals exactly why she loves liveaboards in Egypt. Let her first hand experiences guide you through what to expect when exploring the Egyptian waters of the Red Sea on a liveaboard.  No Newbies Dive liveaboards usually have a dive minimum. This means that if […]

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Part One: Why Doing a Liveaboard in Egypt Will be One of the Best Decisions You Ever Make

Part One: Why Doing a Liveaboard in Egypt Will be One of the Best Decisions You Ever Make

16 February, 2017 at 12:04 am Comments are Disabled

Written by Guest Blogger, Alexandra Dimitriou In November I was lucky enough to get a space on a diving Liveaboard (love-a-board) to the Brothers, Elphinstone and Daedalus Reefs in Egypt with Masters of the Red Sea. It was spectacular. Amazing. Extraordinary. They need a new word for how awesome this […]

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AmbassaDiver Manuel Bustelo Combines Adventure and Sustainable Living

AmbassaDiver Manuel Bustelo Combines Adventure and Sustainable Living

9 February, 2017 at 12:10 am Comments are Disabled

PADI AmbassaDiver, Manuel Bustelo, recounts his early years on top of the Argentinian mountains to his eventual descent beneath the waves. Under doctors’ advice, my parents regularly brought me to the mountains during my childhood to alleviate the symptoms of asthma. Born in Mendoza, a city in the Argentinean Andes […]

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Join PADI in London at TOATS 2017

Join PADI in London at TOATS 2017

6 February, 2017 at 6:32 am Comments are Disabled

PADI® will be exhibiting at TOATS, the Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show, taking place from the 16th to the 19th February at Excel London. We invite you, your diving and your non-diving friends to visit us at the PADI stand OU1415.  Learn more about scuba diving with our friendly […]

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6 Winter Sun Diving Destinations

6 Winter Sun Diving Destinations

3 February, 2017 at 12:20 am Comments are Disabled

Colonel John “Hannibal” Smith from The A-Team said it best with his immortal words, “there’s always a plan B”, which is what some divers may be looking for right now as the season of frosty mornings and over indulgence really sets in! Although there are cold water hotspots across Europe […]

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