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Diving the R.M.S Rhone

June 29th, 2017 by Seatrek Staff |

Rachael has been with SeaTrek since 2015 and will participating in SeaTrek’s ShIP program this summer. She truly loves everything about Seatrek! From laughing while plunging after dinner, to the enchanting creatures seen on night dives, every moment at SeaTrek is her favorite.  We thank Rachael for her insightful look into her favorite BVI site. […]

The Kodiak Queen: More Than Just A New BVI Ship Wreck

April 15th, 2017 by Kasey Fox |

If you keep up with news in the diving industry, you have probably heard about the newest ship wreck in the British Virgin Islands. Business magnate, investor and philanthropist Sir Richard Branson’s latest venture is an underwater art instillation sunk aboard the Kodiak Queen.                  The Kodiak Queen […]

Son of Poseidon – or something like that

January 22nd, 2017 by Douglas Rotan |

Son of Poseidon – or something like that Douglas aka “Dougie” Rotan completed the ShIP Internship program in the summer of 2016. His fascination with the ocean inspired him to keep returning to the British Virgin Islands, and he is now a certified NAUI Divemaster with us at SeaTrek BVI. We thank Dougie for this […]

There’s Nothing Virtual about SeaTrek’s Science Program!

October 2nd, 2016 by Ally Marter | 1 Comment

The Wi-Fi connection on a sailboat in the middle of the remote, British Virgin Islands tends to be pretty weak, but the strength of connection to the ocean and to SeaTrek’s marine science network is always at full bars. At SeaTrek BVI, students have the opportunity to break out of the traditional classroom setting and […]

Fish-a-holics Anonymous

September 17th, 2016 by Ally Marter |

This Island Times blog was contributed by Ally Marter, a member of our SeaTrek BVI marine biology team.  Ally has been with SeaTrek for 4 years as a student, ShIP intern, and now as our Lead Biologist. She’s also a SeaTrek/NAUI Divemaster! “Hi my name is Ally,” (“Hi Ally”), and I’m a fish-a-holic.” While I […]

Not Goodbye, but See Ya Later!

July 21st, 2016 by Seatrek Staff |

Day 20 / July 5 – Today The FATHOMS students will pack their bags and meet up with the other program students for a fun night of socializing over pizza and a movie.  But before that it was time for one last dive all together at a site called “The Barracks.” I want to send my […]

Living FATHOMS to the Fullest!

July 20th, 2016 by Seatrek Staff |

Day 12 / June 27 – We got today started off just right with an amazing dive at Diamond Reef, a Marine Protected Area between Tortola and Marina Cay. We saw a ton of fish and different coral species in this area that is one of the BVI’s healthiest coral reefs. The students practiced a […]

Preparing for your SeaTrek Voyage: Tips and Tricks

June 1st, 2016 by Kasey Fox | 1 Comment

Hi, everyone it’s Kuku (aka. Kasey) again. If you have been keeping up with the Island Times blog you have been hearing a lot from me lately! But I’m not here to talk about my story this time. I’m here giving you some tips and trick to prepare for you SeaTrek voyage. Over the years […]

SeaTrek BVI: Behind the Scenes

May 29th, 2016 by Kasey Fox |

SeaTrek BVI in the Off Season: A Behind the Scenes Look When I was a student at SeaTrek I never really thought about all of the effort that went into making sure the program ran smoothly. For all I knew, magical ferries could have stocked the boats with food, checked all of the electronics, completed […]

It’s More Than Summer Camp – It’s Real Life Education

May 23rd, 2016 by Kasey Fox’s Mom, Kelli Fox |

This Island Times blog entry is the fifth in a series of personal essays illustrating how SeaTrek BVI and NAUI have impacted Kasey Fox, former SeaTrek student and intern, who is now a full time staff member, dive instructor and instructor trainer. We thank Kasey’s mom, Kelli, for parental perspective on Kasey’s experience with SeaTrek […]

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