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.

Job

Job

Manager and 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

Manager and PADI Specialty Instructor
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!

Coco

Coco

PADI Open Water Instructor
Coco has been on the island since 2021 to pursue a job with more freedom and relaxation. After staying at a few places, she found a home with AB-Dive and back in the water. Having done a lot of her training in Thailand, she’s eager to jump into a car and make her own dive plans for the day.

Specialties
Peak Peformance buoyancy instructor - Emergency First Responce Instructor - Project AWARE instructor - AWARE coral reef instructor - Deep Diver – Wreck Diver – Enriched Air Nitrox Diver – Emergency Oxygen Provider – Equipment Specialist - Lionfish Hunter – Self Reliant Diver and a big interest in many more specialties!

Tessa

Tessa

PADI Master Scuba Dive Trainer

Tessa has lived in Curaçao the past few years but was ready for a change so she moved islands. Having been an instructor for over 3 years with different specialties she loves showing you the smaller fish on the reef and helping people get comfortable in the water, be it a first time diver or a diver that has had a break

Specialties

EFR Instructor – Adaptive Technique Instructor – Dive Against Debris Instructor - Deep Diver Instructor – Emergency Oxygen Provider Instructor - Enriched Air Nitrox Instructor - Peak Performance Buoyancy Instructor Project AWARE Instructor - AWARE Coral Reef Instructor – Lionfish Hunter Instructor – Night Diver Instructor

Wim

Wim

PADI Divemaster
Wim had been a Divemaster for some time and was living in Bonaire in 2010. After going back to the Netherlands, he couldn’t stop think about Bonaire and moved back here in 2021 where he could pick up his passion for diving again. No matter what dive site you go to with Wim, he will tell you all about it with much enthusiasm and show you some smaller creatures.

Rooderick

Rooderick

PADI Divemaster
After traveling through Thailand, he discovered his love for diving and wanted to do more with this. In July 2022 Rooderick moved to Bonaire to make a dream become a reality. Going from Advanced Open Water diver, he’s taking the next steps with us. He’ll finish his professional course and then he’ll be working as a Divemaster with AB-Dive for the foreseeable future.

Specialties
Nitrox diver – The list will grow when he’s a DM!