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British Virgin Islands - 2023, Session 1

Welcome to Good Times!

Location: West End, Tortola

We’ve been preparing the boats and getting ready, and we can’t wait to get out on the water with you! Here is our team!

Jake is a skipper and dive instructor and first joined AQ as a student in 2016, and in 2020 he became a PADI dive instructor. Towards the end of 2022, he completed his Yachtmaster certification. Jake graduated from Rollins College with a degree in Business Management in December and has been working on a tall ship in Maryland since then. Growing up in New Hampshire, he spent a lot of time snow skiing and water skiing and is excited to teach students how to waterski in addition to diving and sailing. His favorite diving is in the British Virgin Islands, and he can’t wait to share the beauty of the underwater world with fellow divers. He is also very excited to have the opportunity to give new AQ students the same fantastic experience he had as a student for so many summers!

Jayna is a dive instructor from London and learned to dive in the Philippines. She completed her Divemaster in the cold lakes of the UK before trading drysuits for rash guards in sunny Roatan, where she did her Instructor Course. This is Jayna’s second summer at ActionQuest, and she has also worked in Jamaica and the Caymans Islands.

Gene is a Dive Instructor from New Zealand who loves traveling and the ocean. He has worked in Japan, Canada, Greece, Norway, and soon the Caribbean! He learned to sail in the Royal New Zealand Navy. In the winter, Gene chases the snow and teaches snowboarding and skiing. He enjoys building Lego, Volunteer Firefighting, and walking his dogs around his hometown when not under or on the water.