Ron Fancher

Just. Go. Diving. (And How Last Night, We Betrayed Our Cornerstone Value)

Just. Go. Diving. (And How Last Night, We Betrayed Our Cornerstone Value) Apology time. Last night, we made a massive mistake. Well, at least, I made a massive mistake. Grab a chairโ€ฆ Yesterday, we started a GUE Technical Diver 1 course. For the last two days, weโ€™ve had friends and family from all over North …

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September 2019 State of the Union Address

Congratulations, Cameron Miller! He did the thing! Cameron Miller has attained his Global Underwater Explorersย instructor rating! Light the beacons, sound the gongs, and we’re not trying to stoke his ego, but Cameron earned every last bit of this through his hard work and commitment to the Alaska diving community. His resume includes: Can teach Fundamentals, …

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What’s a Divemaster?

This last weekend, we had two gentleman who finished their PADI Divemaster course, and on Monday, I sat down to write the generic โ€œCongratulations to our newest Divemasters! Woot Woot!โ€-cookie-cutter social media post. And then I stopped. Because the two divers in question, Brian and Connor, deserved more than a generic Instagram pat-on-the-back, a couple …

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