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Women Divers Hall of Fame Scholarship Winner: SeaTrek Student Lauren Ritch

May 15th, 2018 by Seatrek Staff |

The Women Divers Hall of Fame is a nonprofit organization dedicated to honoring and raising awareness of the contributions of outstanding women divers. WDHOF grants scholarships to women each year who are preparing for professional careers in diving. SeaTrek student Lauren Ritch was awarded one of the 2018 Scholarships!  To see entire Scholarship announcement click here  […]

5 Tips to Tame Your Mermaid Hair While Scuba Diving

March 13th, 2018 by Kasey Fox |

As a self-proclaimed mermaid, I am always dreaming of tousled beach waves for my locks. But as a diver, I know the unfortunate truth of scuba diving… It is especially rough on the hair.  After many years of diving at SeaTrek, I have come up with my top five tips to manage that precious mermaid hair […]

Scuba Diving For a Good Cause

December 10th, 2017 by Seatrek Staff |

Capt Monk and SeaTrek BVI recently donated two sets of Sherwood scuba gear to the Neptune Warrior Project. Their mission is to teach therapeutic scuba diving to wounded veterans. This type of diving helps wounded veterans improve muscle strength, mobility, confidence and psychological well-being. The donated sets of gear will be used in the “BREATHE” […]

SeaTrek Leeward Islands Explorer: A Day In The Life

November 18th, 2017 by Seatrek Staff |

If you’ve been on the main program for SeaTrek BVI and absolutely loved your experience of the British Virgin Islands, then just imagine what it would be like to go to other islands further down the chain! The Leeward Islands provide us with the perfect opportunity to explore and discover different worlds. This trip can […]

SeaTrek BVI Staff Spotlight: Virgilio “VG” Gonzalez

September 24th, 2017 by Seatrek Staff |

SeaTrek BVI is proud to present the next in our series of Staff Spotlights – Virgilio aka “VG” Gonzalez. Each month we will be highlighting an individual staff member so you can get to know us a little bit better. We all come from different backgrounds but have a special bond that truly makes us a family! […]

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 […]

How I Fell In Love

March 11th, 2016 by Sydnie Collins |

As a student with SeaTrek BVI, I had amazing opportunities to visit the British Virgin Islands, Belize, and the Bahamas and as of next year, I will be interning with SeaTrek, and I couldn’t be more excited about stepping up to this new role. My first year at SeaTrek I was hesitant, as I had […]

Underwater With SeaTrek BVI

February 1st, 2016 by Seatrek Staff Member, Hunter Blencowe | 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 Hunter Blencowe, former student and 2015 intern, for this insightful look into the Underwater World of SeaTrek BVI. Underwater With SeaTrek BVI By: Hunter Blencowe A fun, successful day […]

Emma Hickerson– 2014 Women Divers Hall of Fame Inductee

January 27th, 2014 by Angie |

Aloha once again, everyone! My name is Angie (aka. “Dr. Chippy”), and I’m the Director of Marine Science and Intern Coordinator for SeaTrek BVI. I am writing this blog in recognition and appreciation of our dear friend, SeaTrek supporter, FATHOMS guest lecturer, conservationist, educator, aquanaut, diver extraordinaire, AND 2014 inductee of the Women Divers Hall […]