Dive Team Kanifushi


Solveig (Solli)

Position Diving Instructor & Base leader

Speaks German, English, Danish

Background

Solli grew up in the north of Germany between the North Sea and Baltic Sea where she started diving. After the first diving holiday in Maldives her dream was to coming back to the Maldives to work as a diving instructor.

Experience

After she completed her Divemaster in Croatia she went back to Germany to get here Instructor training. In the winter season she worked in Oman and in the summer season she moved back to Croatia, but after all she decided 2013 to makes here dream come true and work as an instructor in the Maldives.

Interests

If she`s not diving she loves Watersport activities and listen to good music.

Valeria

Position Diving Instructor and snorkeling guide

Speaks Italian, English, Spanish, French, German

Background

After ten years working in the airplanes as cabin attendant, she decided to jump from the sky directly into the sea and become a diving instructor

Experience

She started in December 2013 in Jordan as divemaster she took her Instructor Certification in Dahab (Egypt) and after a season in the cold water of Sardinia (Italy) she moved in Maldives in February 2014. She work for Dive and Sail since October 2014.

Interests

Taking care of Kike and in her free time she likes watching Italian movies, reading thriller novels and study foreign languages.

Enric (Kike)

Position Diving Instructor and snorkeling guide

Speaks Italian, English, Spanish

Background

After some experience as a commercial diver in Spain he started with an intership to become instructor in El Hierro, Canary Islands.

Experience

In 2009 he started working in El Hierro then he past trough Jordan, Italy, Oman and finally in 2014 he arrived to Maldives. He work for Dive and Sail since October 2014.

Interests

Films, videogames and special more diving

Hadhee

Position Watersport Instructor & Manager

Speaks Dhivehi, English

Background

Hadhee worked as a waiter and bar-captain on Bandos island resort and One & only Kanuhura, until he found his passion in the watersport.  Since 2013 he is operating the watersport center here on Kanifushi.    

Experience

2003 he becomes his lifeguard certification and since 2008 he is a watersport instructor. He gives different courses in windsurfing, Waterski, wakeboarding and Catamaran, but also snorkeling lessons on the private speedboat trips.

Interests

Volleyball, Soccer, fishing and he loves good chocolate

Mujey

Position Diving Instructor

Speaks English and Dhivehi

Background

He was living in Arnaj for more than 8 years and thought to change his carrier. End of 2012 he got his Divemaster.

Experience

After he made his instructor training he worked on Rasdhoo and joined to a liveaboard where he worked more than one year. He has been a freelance instructor on different safari boats.

Interests

Mujey loves to play football and swimming, but by diving he is in his element

Salas

Position VDST Watersport Instructor

Speaks Dhivehi , English

Background

Salas starts working as a Watersport Instructor since 2005 on Bandos, One & only Reethi rah, Four Seasons and since 2014 he join our team from Dive & Sail. He got his instructor certification from VDWS Kite surfing and windsurfing.

Experience

More than 10 years he is given training in all different kinds of watersport, especially kite surfing and windsurfing

Interests

He likes to play football but more than this he especially like Kite boarding, Windsurfing and wakeboarding

Rokko

Position service and maintenance

Speaks English

Background

Rokko used to work in a textile factory back home. He is a master in printing and drawing on t-shirts and is able to iron a waiter's shirt five times faster than any good housewife.

Experience

Since the winter of 2007, Rokko starts in Ellaidhoo were he takes marvelous care of all our house reef divers. He helps assembling the equipment and will make sure that nobody needs to carry a tank. 2014 he changed to Kanifushi.

Interests

In Bangladesh, Rokko plays soccer, cricket and tennis. He enjoys listening to music and chatting with colleagues in the staff area over a cup of tea. And if there is a party (which according to him happens far too rarely), he is there in no time at all.

Boat Crew

Position Boat Crew

Speaks Dhivehi, English