Dave Smith PADI MSDT Instructor, EFR Instructor,
Dave is possibly the most positive and approachable person you will ever meet. Calm and collected, Dave has a passion for teaching and for diving which makes him one of the most ideal instructors for all levels of diving. Dave has spent nearly the last thirty years of his life diving with various schools and clubs at different levels of skill but has now settled at home with Waterfront Scuba.
He first got the diving bug about 30 years ago, and spent many years diving the UK south coast, where his love of diving continues to this day.
He has dived in Scapa Flow, Malta – Regularly, he actually counts Malta as his second home, and the Red Sea, and regularly organize dive weekends away to various locations around the UK. My favorite diving is on wrecks; I love the history of them and the life that gathers around them. Teaching new students and taking them diving is one of the most satisfying aspects of my diving career, and as a PADI MSDT Ins
PADI Instructor, EFR Instructor, PADI MSDT Instructor – Specialities
Equipment Manufacturers Brands Used – O’Three, Hollis, Tusa, Suunto, Oceanic, Mares, Cressi, Dive Rite, Poseidon, DUI, Aquatec, Apeks, Green Force,
Make of Regulators – Sidemount Hollis, Recreational Apeks, Twinset Poseidon.
Make of Drysuit – O Three R1-100 CCN
Make of Wetsuit – Oceanic
Make of BCD / Wing – Hollis LTS, Hollis SMS100 Sidemount, Dive Rite Superwings Twinset
Make of Mask and Fins – Hollis, Oceanic & Mares
Favourite piece of dive equipment owned and why –
O’Three drysuit – warm, dry, comfortable & flexible.
Favourite Dive Site UK and why – Scapa Flow – Where else can you dive a choice of Battleships, Cruisers, Submarine, trawler, support vessels etc?
Favourite Inland UK Sites – Stoney Cove – Good facilities & suitable for all levels of diver, ideal for training
Favourite Dive Site Overseas and why – Got to be Malta Malta Dive Sites– close to UK, excellent dive sites, clear blue water, friendly people a real home from home!