Shannon’s favorite class to teach at Central Coast is the Open Water Diver class. Her favorite thing about the class is watching the students figure it all out and take their first breath underwater. She enjoys watching divers learn skills and then gain confidence with their skills. Shannon’s favorite place to dive is St. Croix, for the beautiful reefs and lots of variety of tropical fish.
We fin towards a shallow sand ridge, fighting against an unusually stiff current that’s sweeping through one of the lagoons surrounding Viti Levu, Fiji’s main island. Leroy Aitcheson, my dive instructor, snags a piece of bamboo that’s passing with the current and jams it into the sand, indicating I should use it to help keep […]