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A little bit about us here at Ocean View: The dive centre originally opened on this site in 1994. It has seen a lot of changes over the years. Diving has evolved over the years as well, it is a fantastic sport enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people all over the world.

Diving opens up the underwater world, a place like no other. There are amazing sights to behold under the waves, be it dolphins, clown fish, sharks, turtles, whale sharks, wrecks or reefs, whatever it is that takes your fancy, there is something for everyone.


Meet the team

The team here at Ocean View are passionate about diving, our number one concern is your safety, whether we are teaching you to dive, or servicing your dive equipment, below is a little bit more about us.


Graeme about us pageGraeme Pace

Joint owner of Ocean View Diving and Southern Cylinder Services. PADI M.I.

Graeme learnt to dive in Northamptonshire about 20 years ago. Since then all of his training has been carried out in UK waters. Graeme became a PADI Pro in 2004 and completed his IDC at Stoney Cove in 2005. Over the years he has dived extensively both at home and abroad.

Now Graeme spends most of his time behind the scenes, running both the dive centre and our sister company Southern Cylinder Services. He also does the dirty jobs like checking out various dive locations all around the globe.



Angela mug shotAngela Phillips

PADI Instructor M.S.D.T

Angela learnt to dive in the balmy waters of Stoney Cove in Leicestershire in 2001, and continued to do all of her training in the UK, with her PADI Instructor course back at Stoney Cove in 2008.

Angela is one of our full time PADI instructors, able to teach PADI Seals right up to Divemaster, with lots of Specialty courses in between.

She is also now one of our two PADI Freediving Instructors at the centre, developing our training abilities whenever she can.

Angela has been diving in a few far flung places, such as Australia, Socorro and the Maldives, but is pretty happy playing with the Seals off of our own UK coastline.

You will usually find her developing new wrinkles in the pool or behind her Mac sorting out the website.



Jen about us pageJen Elfverson

PADI Assistant Instructor

Jen is our resident Aussie who has has been diving since the age of 15. Training just outside of Sydney with her Dad, she soon realised being a mermaid was amazing and was completely hooked.

Having been fortunate enough to travel a lot for work, Jen has managed to dive all over the globe in all types of waters including the Galapagos, Easter Island, The Cenotes and of course the Great Barrier Reef.

She first started training with Ocean View to do her Rescue diver in 2009 with Graeme, and has been a part of the team since 2013 when she gave up her career of 20 years and decide splashing about in the water was much more fun.

After moving on to a job working for the Emergency Services call centre, you will still see Jen in the pool helping all types of people of all ages to discover how cool it is to breathe underwater



Andy Langler About UsAndy Langler

PADI Instructor M.S.D.T

Andy is a very experienced diver and became a PADI instructor in 2011.

He is a Master Scuba Diver Trainer and an EFR instructor as well as being qualified to teach a number of PADI specialties.

He is also a sidemount instructor and enjoys technical diving.



Bob Mug ShotBob Sullivan

PADI Divemaster
Bob learnt to dive in the warm waters of Lanzarote in 2004.
He has been part of the team since 2015 and you will find him helping all ages to get the most out of their training experience.




teresa mug shotTeresa Jones

PADI Divemaster
Teresa certified as an Open Water diver with Ocean View in 2018, here in the UK.

It was an experience that exceeded all her expectations, so she decided to continue with her training & became a Divemaster in early 2022.

She has dived in Australia & Maldives.

She is now part of the Ocean View team & is excited to introduce new divers to this incredible sport.




If you want to get to know more about us, pop by or drop us an email to see what we can do to help on your next diving adventure.




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