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darren_uk
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darren_uk

Instructor, Scuba, from London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom

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  • About

    Location:
    London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    Occupation:
    IT Contractor
    Gender:
    Male
    Blog / MySpace URL:
    http://darrenthatcherscuba.blogspot.com/
    Certification Agencies:
    PADI
    Dive History:
    Assisting / buddying at:
    - Vobster
    - Wraysbury
    - Chepstow

    Advanced Open Water taken in Sardinia, Italy

    Dives 52-63 taken in a 1 week holiday in south east asia

    1x 12m drift dive off the UK south coast

    Dives 85-100 Sharm el Sheik. Egypt Sep 2011

    104-105 OWSI

    106 IE @ Gildenburgh Lake, UK, Nov 2011

    107-115 Various incl me + buddy @ Selsey: shore drift; DUP Speciality; Rescue + Dry Suit team teaching
    Certification History:
    All PADI:
    ??jul2010 - Open Water Diver
    04sep2010 - Advanced Open Water Diver (PPB, Night, Fish ID)
    06nov2010 - Spec: Dry Suit Diver
    06nov2010 - Spec: Peak Performance Buoyancy
    06nov2010 - Spec: Enriched Air
    21nov2010 - EFR
    06feb2010 - Rescue Diver
    28jun2011 - DiveMaster (Internship over 4 months) - PADI No. 291025
    04jul2011 - DSD Leader
    31aug2011 - Assistant Instructor
    Nov2011 - EFR Instructor + Instructor Exam at Peterborough
    01dec2011 - Open Water Scuba Instructor
    Certification Level:
    PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
    # of Logged Dives:
    100 - 199
    Dive Classification:
    Instructor / Assistant Instructor / Dive Master / Dive Con
    Years Certified:
    One Year
    Dive Equipment:
    1st stage + Primary Regulator
    "Oceanic EOS FDX10 DIN non-DVT"
    http://www.oceanicworldwide.com/p_regulators_eos.html

    Octopus:
    Oceanic Octo Swiv Mag
    (Swivel Octopus with magnetic keeper)
    http://www.oceanicworldwide.com/p_regulators_octoswivmag.html

    Gauge console:
    Oceanic Swiv2 Navcon

    Reg Bag
    Oceanic Cargo Deluxe Reg Bag
    http://www.oceanicworldwide.com/p_bags_cargo_deluxereg.html

    BCD
    Sea Quest 's Aqua Lung PRO QD
    http://www.aqualung.com/uk/content/view/327/

    Boots
    "Waterproof" Orion Boots 6.5mm
    www.waterproof.se
    (Item 137024 serial# 227993)

    Gloves
    "Waterproof" G1 5mm

    Hood
    "Waterproof" 3/5mm

    Mask (two masks)
    - Tusa Liberator II
    - Big Eyes

    Fins (three pairs)
    - Tusa Imprex Tri-Ex for the wetsuit
    - Mares Superchannel for the dry suit
    - Scubapro Seawing Nova again for the dry suit
    http://www.scubapro.com/americas/english/scubapro-products/fins/blade-fins/seawing-nova

    Computer
    Mares Nemo Wide - love it.
    - Have tried the Suunto D9 but don't lik
    Rebreather Experience:
    Life is about first time experiences; i'd rather regret the things i do than the things I don't.