Carl Fast – PADI Instructor, Retail Sales Associate, Repair Technician
Carl Fast got into diving as a family activity with his daughter. The two of them began to dive on many of our store trips, weekly dives and weekly dive charters, Carl kept advancing his skills and knowledge through the PADI system of diver education through continuing education and did a lot of active diving in the process with friends and family.
Upon successful completion of Rescue Diver, Carl got the diving bug and wanted to share his love of the sport with others. After Dive Mastering for us for over a year, Carl became a PADI Instructor and has been teaching with us since 2013.
Carl has come a long way in his diving and his career path is steering him towards more advanced speciality courses like Wreck external survey and wreck penetration, Intro to Tech and cavern diver. We look forward to working with Carl in all of his future diving programs.
Carl can teach Discover Scuba, Scuba Review, Skin Diver, Bubblemaker, Open Water Diver, Advanced Open Water, Rescue Diver, Divemaster, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Emergency First Responder CPR/First Aid/Oxygen Administrator/AED for adults and children and the PADI Drysuit Specialty.
Carl is a very organized and very safe diver, which is awesome. You always know where you stand in training with Carl, he’s very personable, and has a great moustache!
A little Q&A with Carl:
Q: What is your next personal or professional dive training goal?
A: I would like to complete my NAUI Intro to Tech course.
Q: What spot is on your dive bucket list?
A: I feel fortunate that I have been able to dive the top one on my bucket list…Socorro Island, MX. I am also looking forward to getting back to Roatan.
Q: What’s one piece of dive gear you can NOT live without and why?
A: My backplate…went back to jacket to do Instructor course…nowhere near as comfortable as my backplate or easy to control buoyancy