FELICIAN FERNANDO, “FELI”
THE only tec DEEP INSTRUCTOR !! DIVE HMS HERMES
Feli - 950 dives on the wreck HERMES !!!
Feli is the Base leader at Sri Lanka Diving tours and is the most experienced, technically competent instructor in Sri Lanka. Has been diving since the age of 16 and is a PADI Master Instructor / TEC Deep tec trimix diver / Instructor in Sri Lanka with more than 15 specialties and 8000 log dives.
Feli has a vast knowledge and experience of Sri Lanka’s best dive sites. He has dived extensively in Sri Lanka, in the Maldives, Singapore, Malaysia, Anambas Indonesia, United Arab Emirates and many other places.
Fluent in both English and German,
Feli considers his finding of the location of the world’s first purpose-built air craft carrier which was lost for more than 3 decades due to fishing restrictions and the unrest which was sunk by the Japanese during the 2nd World War off the east coast of Sri Lanka, as the highlight of his career. According to Feli, diving to the Hermes is the ultimate wreck dive and the minimum requirement is TEC 45 As the wreck rests at a depth of 53 m, With Feli’s technical competence, vast experience and intimate knowledge of this spectacular dive site an unforgettable tour of the Hermes can be guaranteed. Feli manages Sri Lanka Diving Tour’s well equipped TEC and REC dive center in Negombo, Trincoomalee and in Batticaloa. Sri Lanka. 950 tec dives on the wreck Hermes since 2002. approx. 150 dives per year on the wreck Hermes with groups and training !! Team Members
Sashaa Fernando ( 24 years young !!!!)-- PADI IDC STAFF INSTRUCTOR / EFRI / TEC 50 DIVER Base leader of Trincomalee East coast dive center – at the Silver Beach Hotel UPPUVELI The young PADI professional in Sri lanka with a lots of natural talents. Grown up in Negombo, studied in an international school, Excelled in swimming in district and provincial meets. Possess many specialties !! Dived in Sri Lanka, Thailand, Maldives !!
RENU. FERNANDO PADI IDC STAFF INSTRUCTOR / TEC DIVER The only female PADI instructor IN SRI LANKA and the first female to dive the wreck HMS Hermes !! Ex air line passenger services officer who accepted a great challenging profession in the carrier, holds many diving specialties.
FRANCIS U Y – Course director for Sri Lanka diving tours. !!!
RAJ KUMAR – boat Captain. J
Jerrad boat Capt. Danuka – Boat Capt.
GNANA – DIVE CENTER ASSISTANT
Sheron – Dive center Assistant !