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Gary Kessler Associates

Gary C. Kessler

SCUBA Course Instruction & Services

PADI Project Gary Kessler (#250556) is a divemaster and Master SCUBA Diver Trainer, certified by the Professional Association of Dive Instructors (PADI). He is certified to teach basic PADI SCUBA courses, including Discover SCUBA®, Open Water Diver, SCUBA Review, Adventure Diver, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver, and Divemaster, as well as the following specialities:

Gary was originally certified in SCUBA by the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation — source of the first recreational SCUBA certification in the U.S. — in 1967 at the age of 13. Gary was re-certified by PADI in 1991 as one of the original divers with the Colchester Rescue Dive Team in Colchester, Vermont.

Gary's primary home dive locale is in the waters off of Daytona Beach, Florida, and also leads trips from Jupiter to Ft. Lauderdale in southeast Florida, and points in the Florida Keys. Gary also has extensive dive experience in Lake Champlain, Vermont. Other favorite diving is in the Caribbean (particularly Antigua, Aruba, The Bahamas, and Yucatan Peninsula), the coast of western Mexico, Hawaii (a favorite!!!), the Coral Sea, and Indian Ocean (Perth and Mauritius). He is happy to lead tours, Discover Local Diving courses, or diving refresher courses.

Gary will also work with individuals, families, or small groups to create a customized course and dive experience in any number of geographic locations. Please contact him for further information.