Sha Tin College week

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Wonderful to have the group from Sha Tin College, Hong Kong back with us again for their CAS week.  Some took part in PADI diving courses and some did the Activities program. In the group we had 12 new Open Water divers, and one Advanced diver. The Activities group kept busy with sailing, Extreme Sports, golfing, water sports, zip line and a trip to Tukauran where they got to enjoy the waterfalls.  Everyone also spent a day on Verde Island visiting a local school to have some fun interaction with the local kids and end the experience with an awesome BBQ . We had a fun send-off in El Galleon with a cultural dance performance, fire dancers and a great band!  Thank you to all of the teachers and especially Mick Wilson for getting this all organized this year. Looking forward to seeing you back again in 2018!

“Monday News” October cover photo

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Check out our October “ Monday News” cover shot. This cool image of our dive crew on the bridge connecting the pontoon to the platform was taken from Beth Watson with her drone. Check out more of Beth’s amazing images which have been published in books, magazines, newspapers, brochures, web sites and have been selected for juried art exhibitions. Visit www.bethwatsonimages.com. If you would like to get on our mailing list to keep up to date on all the news here at Asia Divers please email instructors@asiadivers.com

Animals on the prowl

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September is the time of year when El Gal and Asia Divers sees the return of the “Animals”  It’s been a long time tradition over many years for the Animals to meet up here to celebrate the birthdays of Larry Bird and John Tucker. It’s also a reflective time for a select few as they experience their religious callings. In-between all this they also got to do some incredible diving and enjoy perhaps a drink or two with their good friends.

Special Anniversary’s

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It’s Asia Divers 30th Anniversary this year as many of you know by now, but it is also anniversaries for these three ladies.  We had a small party in the Point Bar to celebrate a many years spent working here at El Galleon/Asia Divers. Rhuby 24 years, Angie 20 years and Alli 20 years. Time has flown by!

Manila Dive show

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The annual Dive Show in the Philippines is taking place this coming weekend, September 8-10th at SM Megatrade hall, Manila. Tommy along with the Ocean Dive Supply team will be there together with Cressi as previous years and Alli will be in the Department of Tourism both representing Asia Diver/El Galleon.  If you’re in Manila please drop by.