Turtle rescue Curacao

Sea Turtle Rescue, our first training

Sea Turtle Rescue Today we went out with Ard Vreugdenhil from Sea Turtle Conservation Curaçao. Ard was going to teach us and another instructor from Go West Diving  how to safely catch sea turtles. How to remove hooks and fish lines in…

Awareness during your dives helps turtles

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=73SLPYiMWXE Awareness. Awareness is something we teach all our divers. During your Discover Scuba Dive, your open water dive course or your guided dives you might encounter a turtle or two. Look at this movie…
physically challenged

Physically challenged, diving OCEANREEF IDM

Physically challenged, but still diving is a possibility. Recently we got a request to go diving with a physically challenged man. Due to his spasm he would not be able to dive with a conventional mask and regulator, simply because he would…

Different view on a FullFace mask (IDM)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zBaRCXauKk Different view on a Fullface mask (IDM) from Oceanreef, seen through the eyes of a frogfish :-)) What is going on over there this frogfish must have been thinking! I'm used to see divers looking…

Fullface diving / 'conventional' diving.

What are the advantages of diving with a Fullface mask, or Integrated Dive Mask (IDM)? Why would certified divers, who are used to diving with a regulator and a normal dive mask (lets call them 'conventional' divers) choose to try diving with…

Navigation Specialty

Navigation Specialty. Most of the diving we do is guided dives, Discover Scuba Dives or Open Water and Advanced Open Water courses. From time to time however we do get divers who want to specialize and learn more about a specific subject…

beautiful encounters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2KXM0SUuy9g Beautiful encounters during a Discover Scuba dive aka Refresh dive. A couple of weeks ago I got a phone call from the lady in this movie. She explained she had not been diving in a long time and…

Fun under the sun

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DfqvUO2GD1A Fun under the sun, and underwater when diving at Curaçao! This little movie was filmed during a refresher dive. Just a small impression of what we can all encounter during our dives. Did you see…

Referral dives on Curaçao

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WldYg6iq9w8 Referral dives, what are those? When you do the pool sessions of the Open Water course and the theoretical part at home already you can choose to do the last 4 open water dives during your vacation.…

Longlure Frogfish on Curaçao, the most common seen frogfish in the Caribbean

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cR6Jp5TEl9E Longlure frogfishes are the most common seen frogfishes here on Curaçao, but even then it's just occasionally. This specific one in the movie was filmed last Saturday during a guided dive. An extremely…

Superior Producer, recommended as a guided dive.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ev9Ejm9q94 Last week Rob and Fred made a beautiful dive on the wreck Superior Producer, the most beautiful wreck in the Caribbean. If you want to do a dive on Superior Producer yourself it's recommendable…

Deep dive into the past.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21nYwG2Y9ks Deep diving is something you only do if there's a good reason for it, as you've been taught in the Advanced Open water course. For instance a wreck, or something else you really want to get a chance…