the AB-Dive team

the AB-Dive team

A driven team

The AB-Dive team consists of scuba diving professionals who are ready to take care of your needs during your vacation. They will help you plan your dives, load your truck with tanks and take you to the most beautiful sites of the island. They are all very driven, which shines through in their professional way of teaching and the personal attention they offer each of our divers.

Luite

Luite

General Manager and PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Luite or LT (for the non-Dutch) is the General Manager of AB-Dive and AB Car Rental. He loves to go diving with his wife on Sundays to one of his favorite dive sites in the south.  

Specialties
Enriched Air Diver Instructor - Deep Diver Instructor
Wreck Diver Instructor - Lionfish Hunter Instructor
Fish Identification Instructor - Drift Diver Instructor
Shore Diver Instructor - Self Reliant Diver Instructor
Project Aware Instructor - AWARE Coral Reef Instructor
Emergency First Response Instructor - Emergency Oxygen Provider
SDI/TDI Visual Inspector - Gas Blender - Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor

Eric

Eric

PADI Master Instructor
Eric is an very experienced instructor. With his extensive knowledge of the reefs of Bonaire, you can ask him everything about local circumstances, cool finds and beautiful dive sites. Want to climb the PADI ladder? Ask Eric to teach you more specialties!

Specialties
Boat Diver Instructor   -   Deep Diver Instructor
Drift Diver Instructor -  Full Face Mask Instructor
(UV) / Night Diver Instructor   -   Self Reliant Diver Instructor
Search & Recovery Diver Instructor  -  UW Navigator Instructor
Fish Identification Instructor -  Emergency Oxygen Providor Instructor 
Emergency First Response Instructor ... and many more ...

Job

Job

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
Job did a lot of diving in Bonaire for many years during his vacations. Since 2019 he lives on Bonaire and he is a diving ethousiast and an instructor with a lot of patience and attention for his students. Go and explore our gentle sloping reefs with Job or take a Discovery Dive!  

Specialties
Deep Diver Instructor  -  Wreck Diver Instructor
Lionfish Hunter Instructor  -  Night Diver Instructor
Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor  -  Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor
Project Aware Instructor - AWARE Coral Reef Instructor
Emergency First Response Instructor - Emergency Oxygen Provider
SDI/TDI Visual Inspector

Dewi

Dewi

PADI Divemaster
With a background in the tourism industry, it was only a small step for Dewi to turn her hobby into her profession. After traveling to many different counties, she ended up in Bonaire and hasn’t left since. Ask Dewi about all the different fish and corals you’ll see on your dive or for a way to help us clean up our adopted dive site!

Specialties
Dive Against Debris Diver – Enriched Air Diver – Emergency Oxygen Provider -
Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver – Lionfish Hunter – Underwater Navigator -
Wreck Diver – Deep Diver – Dry Suit Diver – Emergency First Responder -
Underwater Naturalist – many more to come!

Ron

Ron

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

Ron has been an instructor since 2016 on Bonaire and worked on the island with great pleasure. The most satisfying course to give for him is the Discover Scuba Diving, where he always looks for the moment where students get out of the water and faces filled with enthusiasm and wonder. As he’s very knowledgeable about Bonaire and diving, ask him how to expand your diving experience!

Specialties
Deep Diver Instructor - Lionfish Hunter Instructor - Dry Suit Instructor
Equipment Specialist Instructor – TEC instructor
Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor - Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor
Project Aware Instructor - AWARE Coral Reef Instructor
Emergency First Response Instructor - Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor
Gas Blender – Night Dive Instructor – Search & Recovery Instructor – Shore Dive Instructor

Nouschka

Nouschka

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
Nouschka or Nous as most people call her, has settled on starting her diving career in Bonaire after seeing the waters of different continents like Asia, South America and Oceania. One of her passions is helping Bonaire reduce the Lionfish population, so ask her about the Hunting course!

Specialties
Deep Diver Instructor - Wreck Diver Instructor
Lionfish Hunter Instructor - Equipment specialist
Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor - Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor
Project Aware Instructor - AWARE Coral Reef Instructor
Emergency First Response Instructor - Emergency Oxygen Provider

Daan

Daan

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
Daan has been an instructor for a few years now and did all of his training in the Netherlands. The warm waters of Bonaire are one of the reasons why he moved here. With his enthusiasm he can get you excited about any dive you do with him, be it a course or a guided dive!

Specialties
Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor - Project Aware Instructor
AWARE Coral Reef Instructor - SDI/TDI Visual Inspector
Emergency First Response Instructor - Emergency Oxygen Provider

Laurens

Laurens

PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor
As an early starter, Laurens first got introduced to the diving world at the age of 12. Having found his passion, he became an instructor in Thailand and after working there for some time, he was ready for a new challenge on Bonaire. Excited to explore the many dive sites and our beautiful island, he'll take you to some great spots during a course or guided dive

Specialties
Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor - Project Aware Instructor
AWARE Coral Reef Instructor - Emergency First Response Instructor - Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor – Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor – Dive Against Debris Instructor

Maggie

Maggie

Reservations Agent 
Maggie works as Reservation Agent and takes care of all incoming emails and phone calls. She used to dive quite a lot on Bonaire, but nowadays she loves to take care of all the bookings for our beloved guests.