Our diver-training team are all qualified professionals. Our long-time experience diving in Cape Verde will make you feel confident and safe.
From a wide range of diving programmes, we highlight the diving in the caves of Palmeira and the famous diving in “Buracona” – also know as the “Blue Eye” where our team is recognized to have the most experience in Sal.
Joao Guedes was born in 19/04/62 and has always lived near the coast where he developed important skills for water sports (reached a competitive level in some of them). His first diving course was carried in 1982 by CMAS p1 and since then he made an important progress in his diving career. He was qualified a professional instructor in 1998 by the recognized PADI organization. After working in in umerous schools and diving centres for several years, Joao Guedes decided to move to Cape Verde and formed the Dunas de Sal Diving Centre. He is a certificated PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainner, EFR First Aid Instructor and specializes in deep diving, night diving, rescue diving, underwater navigation and dive in shipwrecks.
He is currently:
- PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer
- EFR Instructor of First Aid
- Instructor of specialty:
• Deep diving
• Night Diving
• Search and recovery
• Underwater Navigation
• Diving in wreck
• Instructor of diving with enriched air (NITROX)