ADEX Voice of the Ocean Competition 2017

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Congratulations to Beth Watson for being the ADEX Voice of the Ocean Competition 2017 Environmental Photo of the year Winner! A photo that represents the effects of climate change or the efforts made to confront it. The judges were looking for a photograph that makes people stop and stare, and that affects them enough to want to do something about protecting our environment. This gorgeous shot, titled “Hope Spot”, was shot in the Apo Reef, last year on an Asia Divers trip to Tubbataha and Apo onboard the Discovery boat, standing out from over 100 submitted entries.
Beth is again walking away some cool prizes!

Holy Week happenings

apr17c1 As one group leaves…another one comes in! It’s been a busy Easter here with many people enjoying the sunny days, calm seas and spectacular diving. The resort is in full swing now with the high season and all hands on deck. This pic is from the pack-up day for our group from Belguim. We joked around with them that we could start a “garage sale “…apr17c2

It’s been an action-packed; full-on four days for this mermaid team! Congratulations to Alexandra Munoz Hernandez, Nathalie Sabine Becher Munoz, and Alisha Boome for getting their PADI OW certification. The hard work paid off for sure!

E-IDC at Asia Divers

Exams done and dusted – they all passed with flying colors!

 

A great party was had to celebrate our candidates who all have now become New PADI Instructors. Congratulations go to Alain, Nick and Yann for a job very well done. Some of our candidates even had the best scores attainable during the IE and scored a flat 5 points on all skills and presentations! Wow !

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Thanks to the entire team at Asia Divers for the great support during the IDC and especially to Louise and Brad for being the “notorious” students/ divemasters on practice sessions and workshops 😉

We made a short video trailer to re-live the experience – have a look here:

https://youtu.be/DtlEqnzyNPk

 

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We’re on the road again

This coming weekend will see Asia Divers at two different dives shows in Asia. If you’re in the area please do drop by! Chen will be in Shanghai, Allan and Alli and Sabine in Singapore.

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DRT Shanghai: Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center
April 7-9, 2017. Venue: Hall4, Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center. No. 1099 GuoZhan Road, PudongDistrict, Shanghai. * Note: New Venue, different from previous years. Opening Hours: April 7-9: 11.00am-6.00pm
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ADEX: Date April 7 – 9, 2017. Venue:  Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Halls 401 – 404. The Philippine delegation’s booth number is E01-E08. Opening Hours: Friday, April 7, 10 am – 8 pm. Saturday, April 8, 10 am – 7 pm, Sunday, April 9, 10 am – 7 pm

Let it go, let it go…

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Our boat man Kim found this poor little seahorse floating on the surface with a leaf in Verde Island so they decided to call it “Kabayo” (means horse in Tagalog). Kim took it back to home and set it free into the ocean.  At least there’s some sandy bottom area and food to keep it happy.