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Meet Karen Koens: Business Owner, Mother of Three and PADI Instructor

Meet Karen Koens: Business Owner, Mother of Three and PADI Instructor

3 April, 2018 at 9:31 pm Comments are Disabled

There are so many ways to describe Karen Koens; Business owner, mother of three (and teacher to three) as well as PADI Instructor are just a few of them. In 2004, Karen and her family purchased Subsurface Fiji – they weren’t yet certified divers and knew little about running a […]

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What it Looks Like When Three Generations Dive Together

What it Looks Like When Three Generations Dive Together

15 March, 2018 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

  Every diver wishes that someone they love would get certified. For many of us, that means family members — our partners, kids, parents, cousins — that we’d most like to see in the water. Right now, the Danks family is living that dream. Everyone in this nine-person group is […]

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My PADI Interview: Margo Peyton, Youth Diving Extraordinaire

My PADI Interview: Margo Peyton, Youth Diving Extraordinaire

28 July, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Margo Peyton initially started Kids Sea Camp as a one-week getaway designed to introduce her own kids to diving. Now, nearly two decades later, it has snowballed into a global community: She and her family run 15 weeks in 13 countries, including the Cayman Islands, Bonaire, Honduras, Fiji, Palau, Yap […]

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13 Year Old Master Scuba Diver Lives Life With a Purpose

13 Year Old Master Scuba Diver Lives Life With a Purpose

4 July, 2016 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

Meet Octavio Schlack Barbagelata. He’s been around scuba diving for most of his life, and at only 13 years old he’s already a PADI Junior Master Scuba Diver. Octavio impressed us with his passion for diving and his drive to advance through the ranks as far as possible, so we took […]

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Top 5 Ways to Make Lasting Underwater Memories With Your Kids

Top 5 Ways to Make Lasting Underwater Memories With Your Kids

9 June, 2016 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

When they were little, simply spending a day at the pool or beach excited your kids. Now that they’re older and scuba certified, you have oceans to share as playgrounds — so make the most of it. Here’s how. Take a SeaSigns class Based on American Sign Language, the PADI Distinctive […]

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Advice to Family Divers from a PADI Pro

Advice to Family Divers from a PADI Pro

17 May, 2016 at 8:47 am Comments are Disabled

Ask anyone who has been lucky enough to dive with family and you’ll find a common thread in their responses: “It brings us together.” The shared adventure of scuba diving brings kids and parents together in a way few other activities can match. But before diving right in, consider these […]

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