Douglas Doherty – Dive Instructor, EFR Instructor:
The New Boy!
Having recently qualified as a Dive Instructor out in Thailand, our newest member of the team. He first qualified as a diver back in 1985, That’s over 30 years of experience!
Many years of diving around the world has given Doug a whole catalogue of diving adventures and experiences to draw from, He loves deep wrecks, night dives & Sharks, preferably all together!
Aa a Dive Instructor he can teach all levels of PADI diver from Beginner to speciality divers in Deep, Digital Underwater photography, Enriched Air, Underwater Navigation, Night Diving, Oxygen Administration,Peak Performance Buoyancy, Search and Recovery, Side-mount and Project Aware. Along with Rescue Diver and Emergency First Response First Aid, for both Adults and Child and Infant all with Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use.
His excited attitude towards all diving types, whether Open Circuit, Sidemount, Twinset or Rebreather brings out the sense of adventure in everyone he meets.
So if you want some diving from someone with a lifetime of experience, then Doug is your man.
Equipment Manufacturers Brands Used –
Make of Regulators – Aqualung, Apeks
Make of Drysuit – O’Three
Make of Wetsuit – Fourth Element, O’Neill
Make of BCD / Wing – Hollis in various set ups, Halcyon, AP Diving Rebreather, OMS
Make of Mask and Fins – Oceanic, Aqualung, Hollis
Favourite piece of dive equipment owned and why – Magnetic Chess board for long Deco stops
Favourite Dive Site UK and why – Scottish Lochs, Some of the clearest waters in the world and the friendliest people
Favourite Inland UK Sites – Gairloch in Scotland
Favourite Dive Site Overseas and why – Coron in the Philippines – A wide selection of wrecks many up to over 100m in length, in depths from a suitable for everyone 12m – to a technical diver level of 48m with multi layer penetration,
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