FELICIAN FERNANDO, “FELI”
THE only tec DEEP INSTRUCTOR !! PROVIDE SERVICES TO DIVE HMS HERMES WITH AIR AND TRIMIX IN BATTICALOA ! Feli - 850 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 Instructor in Sri Lanka with more than 15 specialties and 8000 log dives. Apart from his technical expertise, 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 (which was lost) of the world’s first purpose-built air craft carrier, the HMS Hermes, in the year 2002, which was sunk by the Japanese during the 2nd World War off the east coast of Sri Lanka, as the highlight of his career as a diver. According to Feli, diving to the Hermes is the ultimate wreck dive and the minimum requirement is TEC 45 As the wreck lays at a depth of 53 m, With Feli’s technical competence, vast experience and intimate knowledge of this spectacular dive site, Feli can offer an unforgettable tour of the Hermes to you.
Feli manages Sri Lanka Diving Tour’s well equipped dive centre at Negombo, Trincoomalee and in Batticaloa. Sri Lanka.
Sashaa Fernando ( 22 years young !!!!)-- PADI IDC STAFF INSTRUCTOR / ERFI
Base leader of Trincomalee East coast dive center – CERTIFIED TEC DIVER
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 - IDC STAFF INSTRUCTOR / EFRI
The only female Scuba Instructor of Sri Lanka. Ex air line officer. The first woman to dive the wreck HMS Hermes. Co-owner and logistics manager.
FRANCIS U Y – Course director for Sri Lanka diving tours. !!!
ASSANKA - DIVE GUIDE – WITH MORE THAN 500 DIVES.
PRASANNA – DIVE CENTER CO -COORDINATOR
Danuka – Boat Capt. / DIVE AND SNORKELING GUIDE.
GNANA – DIVE CENTER ASSISTANT
Raj Kumar – Boat Capt.