Welcome divemaster Bego

Welcome divemaster Bego

A huge warm welcome to the PADI family.

Congratulations to Bego who has been diving alongside us for the passed three months and has now successfully passed her Padi Divemaster Course!

We have had a great time with Bego and the diving here in Gran Canaria has been amazing! Bego has dived over 60 dives and managed to see a huge amount of marine life. Maybe next time Bego we will see you here as a qualified Padi Instructor!

All the best,

The Blue Water Diving team

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