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Photo - Lynne Michael - Divemaster   Lynne Michael
  Lynne has been diving since the 1970's. She went along with her husband's dream to go and open up a dive shop   on a small tropical island. She was very involved in getting that dive shop dream, "Dive Rota," up and   successfully running. Although she has long since hung up her PADI Divemaster fins and U.S. Coast Guard boat   operator's license, she still helps with boating chores and marine activities when she isn't busy with her real job,   which is the librarian at the Sinapalo Elementary School.

Photo - Mark Michael - Divemaster/Boat Operator   Mark Michael
  Mark and his wife Lynne founded Dive Rota in 1986. The ocean and diving have been part of Mark's life since he   was in High School.

  He is a former Navy diver and worked for years as a commercial diver in California and Asia before coming to the   island of Rota and opening Dive Rota.   He lead years of underwater guided tours as a NAUI Divemaster, but   currently only dives for personal pleasure or an occassional commercial diving job.

  Since the closing of the Dive Rota dive shop on February 28, 2006 he now runs Dive Rota as a private boat charter   operation. You can also find him him operating a dive boat for Blue Palms Dive Service or out on his own   fishing, diving or snorkeling.

Training: YMCA SCUBA Diver - June 1972 / U.S. Navy Diver - 1975-1977 / Repair Technician, Commercial Diving Center - 1978-1979 / U.S. Divers Repair Tech / Commercial Diver, California and Asia - 1979-1986 / Opened Dive Rota - December 1986 / NAUI Divemaster / Compressor Repair Tech / U.S. Coast Guard licensed boat operator - April 1992 / Platinum Pro5000 Member - 1993 / P.S.I. Visual Tank Inspector - 1995 / Scubapro Repair Tech / Atomic Repair Tech / Aqualung Repair Tech - Update / Former American Red Cross First Aid and CPR Instructor / American Red Cross Waterfront Lifeguard & First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer 2008 / "Manta Ray" Anchoring system installations - June 2010


Dive Rota, P.O. Box 941, Rota MP 96951
E-mail: mark@diverota.com

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