We are. . . Lee

Mar 23, 2021 | We Are. . .

I have never felt comfortable in the water when swimming and avoided it but in 2007 decided to start swimming regular, took a lot to get comfortable and taught myself with you tube videos to swim with face in the water. Managed to get reasonably comfortable in the water and swim well. Roll forward to 2009 I went to Egypt for a weeks holiday and joined a day excursion to snorkel and try scuba. The snorkelling was good but the scuba blew me away, the visibility and warmth!


Roll onto 2012 and 2013 and went to Malta to do my PADI Open Water and PADI Advanced Open Water. I really struggled with the mask removal but felt so stoked when I achieved it. I did not actually dive in the UK till 2014 after joining BSAC with my wife. From there I have dived Egypt, Croatia, Cyprus, Maldives, Scotland, the UK, Iceland and Spain. 

Lee and Syd

Currently becoming more familiar with the sidemount system as I like the redundancy and access to the valves. I would like to progress towards Tec diving mainly to increase my time underwater but at the moment I just like to spend time underwater to relax and practice the skills learnt so far. Most of my diving of recent has been with Rec2Tec Diving on their social days (a blessing with my shift pattern), been instrumental in helping after a couple of difficult dives, helping me practice buoyancy and improve my confidence.

21 hours ago

Rec2Tec Diving
You can be - not only training with the best of the best, but also enjoying the social side of diving. Excellent monthly social last night, seventeen of us for curry! Then onto the cinema to see Maverick #topgun #TopGunMaverick #padi ... See MoreSee Less
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3 days ago

Rec2Tec Diving
You can be - congratulating Peter Ewart for becoming a PADI Course Director! He is part of the elite group of instructor trainers.What this means for you:1. Peter will be teaching Instructor Development Courses2. Peter will be teaching Instructor level specialty courses and MSDT packages3. Peter has become an industry influential leader and role model #padi #padigopro #scubadiving ... See MoreSee Less
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