Open Water Scuba Instructor

PADI Assistant Instructor Rebecca Lock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When and where was your first dive ?

Shelly Beach in Sydney 2007. Went out to Australia to visit my brother and needed something to do while he was at work so decided to give scuba diving a go. We saw lots of sting rays and a wobbegong shark. I was hooked from then on.

What made you want to become a professional diver ?

I love diving and enjoy teaching, it seemed like an obvious choice.

Favourite type of diving ?

Reef- love the diversity of marine life and they’re generally warm!

Best Dive ?

A place called Permangil Island in Malaysia. I was part of a team surveying the coral reefs around the area and we were looking for isolated reefs to check. It was a beautiful reef and it’s likely we were the first people to ever dive it. Plus I had a close encounter with a very friendly turtle.

Dream diving destination ?

Galapagos, the more photos and films I see of the diving there the more I want to go – definitely on the bucket list

Favourite piece of dive equipment and why ?

My dive computer Suunto D4i – it makes everything so much simpler and being a bit of a geek I like being able to review my profiles after each dive.

Favourite marine life ?

So hard to choose – it’s all pretty awesome but I definitely have a soft spot for turtles. The seals at the Farne Islands are also right up there.

If you could choose any buddy who would it be ?

Crush (the turtle from Finding Nemo). I reckon he’d be pretty chilled out to dive with

What is your next diving goal ?

Professionally – instructor. I also want to master sidemount diving.

Best water related joke ?

There are two fish in a tank. One turns to the other and says – “Are you sure you know how to drive this thing?”

 

Professional Certifications

Open Water Scuba Instructor

Assistant Instructor
DSD Leader
Divemaster
Peak Performance Bouyancy Instructor
Project Aware Instructor
AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Sp Instructor
Deep Diver

Non Professional Certifications

Enriched Air Diver
Night Diver
Rescue Diver
EFR
Emergency O2 Provider
Dry Suit Diver
Advance Open Water Diver
Open Water Diver
Reef Check EcoDiver

 

Contact Bex

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