Team Interview - Marinus Goosen

Getting to know who Marinus Goosen is and what he does on a daily basis


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When did you first start diving?

I started diving back in 2010, it’s already been 11 years!

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What made you start diving?

One of my friends father was an instructor and introduced me to diving. A whole new world opened up for me.

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What do you like about Malta?

I like that you can go diving any where you want. There is always something to explore in the underwater world.


How long have you been working for Divewise?

I started working for Divewise in 2017. Times flies when you are diving.

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What kind of diving do you personally enjoy?

I really enjoy wreck diving, it's even better when going inside!


What is your favourite dive site around the Maltese Islands?

I would have to say the Um El Faroud. Have you seen it? it is massive! So much to explore.

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What do you do on your non-diving days at work?

On my non-diving days, I help the general do maintenance on the diving trucks and I really enjoy being busy with the boat.


Favourite piece of equipment?

My drysuit! Diving in a wetsuit in winter, I could never!!

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Where do you see yourself within 5 years of the diving industry?

I would like to become a technical instructor as I have become a technical diver myself last year. I would also like to become a re-breather diver.

One step at a time.


Have you ever failed a student during a course?

I never failed a student, If a student is struggling with any skills, buoyancy or confidence we slow down, jump back a few steps or invite them back another day for extra tuition until they get it right so I know they are ready to be certified

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What has been your best experience with Divewise so far?

That I get the opportunity to dive real WW2 wrecks


Describe yourself in 2 words

Efficient and helpful

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