Posts Tagged ‘British Virgin Islands’

Celebrating 10 Years of FATHOMS Marine Science Camps

January 13th, 2021 by Seatrek Staff | No Comments

In 2011, after five years in the making, the maiden voyage of SeaTrek FATHOMS set sail. Now entering the summer of 2021, we are celebrating the 10th anniversary of our FATHOMS voyage – Focused Adventure Through Hands-On Marine Science. Time flies when you’re having fun! To commemorate the program that sparked the fire for many […]

Kaitlin’s “Sharky” Adventure

December 7th, 2020 by Seatrek Staff |

Hi everyone, my name is Kaitlin and I am the incoming Lead Biologist for SeaTrek 2021! come from the land-locked state of Colorado, over a thousand miles away from the ocean, and always am asked: What got me interested in marine science? It started in my elementary school, where I poured over the small selection […]

The Second Generation of SeaTrek

September 24th, 2019 by Seatrek Staff |

SeaTrek BVI, a dream turned to reality. In the early 2000s, Captains Kat and Monk Daniel started a program to provide students an unforgettable experience by teaching them sailing, scuba diving, and marine science, and those ever-important life skills. Since their humble beginnings with just one boat and eight students, the program has since grown […]

Open water, Diver Master and Beyond: How SeaTrek shaped my life

January 15th, 2019 by Andrew Hutchins |

Andrew aka “Hutch” Hutchins joined SeaTrek BVI as a student five years ago. He has dreamed of being a diver from a young age and has made many impressive accomplishments during his time at SeaTrek. We are very thankful for his willingness to share his story, and wish Drew the best of luck in his […]

Coral Reef Ecology 101

May 30th, 2017 by Ally Marter |

This Island Times blog was contributed by Ally Marter, a Lead 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!   With a post card-perfect image such as this one (taken on […]

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 […]

Preparing for my ShIP Internship with SeaTrek BVI

March 25th, 2016 by Christian Kendler | 1 Comment

This Island Times blog entry is part of a series of personal essays illustrating how SeaTrek has impacted the lives of our students and staff. We thank Christian Kendler, former student, ShIP intern and staff member, for this insightful look into his experience with SeaTrek BVI. My name is Christian Kendler. I am sixteen years […]

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