Elliott Di 'Elliott' ( Instructors Team )

  • Instructor

    PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer - Scuba Diving since 2005

    After over 30 years dealing with foreign currencies, primarily in Charlotte, NC and New York City, I decided to take the giant stride into scuba diving instruction in 2019.

    Covid sidetracked things but I am happy to be with the phenomenal team at Rainbow Reef.

    As a military brat, I primarily lived near the water in Florida, California and Virginia. 

    My passion for the ocean goes all the way back to my time in Southern California, seeing tropical fish for the first time in Hawaii and then in Okinawa. 

     

    • Favorite Dive Site:

      Wreck Of The Benwood

    • Favorite Specialty Class:

      Advanced Open Water

    • Favorite Fish:

      Scorpion Fish

    • Favorite Restaurant:

      Arthur’s Island Kitchen

    • Favorite Movie:

      Arrival

    PADI Specialty Instructor Certifications:

    • Wreck Diver

    • Deep Diver

    • Enriched Air/Nitrox Diver

    • Boat Diver

    • Peak Performance Buoyancy Diver

    • Self Reliant Diver

    • Gas Blender

    • Equipment Specialist

    • Project Aware

    • Coral Reef Conservation

    • TecRec Gas Blender

    • PADI Emergency 02 Provider

    • DAN Emergency 02 Provider

    • EFR Primary/Secondary Care

    • EFR Care for Children

My Dive Gear:

  • Regulators:

    Aqua Lung Legend LX

    Legend LX image - medium If the only two things you are concerned about is safety and comfort, look no further. This third generation Legend regulator has the same great breathability as its predecessors but with a new feature. The MBS is the new easy way to adjust the breathing ...

  • BCD:

    Aqua Lung Axiom i3

    Axiom i3 image - medium A feature-rich, ADV style, wrap-around jacket that incorporates the innovative i3 inflation / deflation system (patented). The integrated WraptureTM harness system (pat. pend.) allows you to stand up straight in total comfort while the cylinder remains pe...

  • Dive Computers:

    Suunto Zoop Dive Computer

    Zoop Dive Computer image - medium Don't let the price of the Suunto Zoop dive computer fool you. It is loaded with features like wrist or console mounting options, downloadable to a PC or Mac with an optional USB cable. Nitrox anyone? The Zoop is Nitrox compatible up to 50%. At high viz o...

  • Mask:

    Atomic SubFrame

    SubFrame image - medium The Atomic Aquatics SubFrame Mask is so durable, it carries a Lifetime warranty against frame breakage. The strength comes from the internal frame (subframe) molded directly beneath the surface of the silicone rubber skirt (patent pending). This subframe ...

  • Fins:

    Aqua Lung HotShot Fins

    HotShot Fins image - medium Now available in White Arctic! Designed with the traveling diver in mind, this amazing fin packs power and comfort in a small package. It offers: Unsurpassed comfort Compactness for carry-on travel Power for a fully-outfitted scuba diver ...

  • Snorkel:

    Atomic SV-1 Snorkel

    SV-1 Snorkel image - medium The Atomic Aquatics Scupper Valve snorkel design is based on the same principle as the one-way Scupper Valve used in boats. If waves or splashes enter the boat, a one-way rubber flapper located on the deck near the rear of the boat opens to drain the wate...

  • Octopus:

    Aqua Lung ABS Octo

    ABS Octo image - medium This low profile, sleek octopus is very manageable alternate air source in an emergency. Its high viz covers and hose makes it easy to see. It clips to a BCD very easily with the included quick release mount. Its shape alone, helps to streamline the diver...

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