MEET OUR TEAM

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Wayne Mclaughlin

General Manager

If you email us you may get the chance to speak to our wonderful Wayne! Wayne has worked in sales for over 25 years and will be able to build you the ultimate dive experience.

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Angel Paz

Shop Manager

Angel has over 6 years of experience managing the daily operations of Scuba Diving! No doubt, he will be there if you have any questions or concerns.

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Eva Bijvoet

Assistant Shop Manager/ Open Water Scuba Instructor

Eva became an instructor in 2005 in Utila but decided to move to Roatan because of the amazing diving and the beauty of the island. Now, 14 years later and she is still here!

Eva is from the Netherlands but speaks Dutch, English and Spanish. When she is not in the water, you will find her in our main dive shop ready for any questions you have about dive sites, marine life or just island life!

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Joel Urbina

Head Scuba Instructor and PADI IDC Staff Instructor 

A master of teaching! Joel has over 15 speciality courses he teaches along with the traditional PADI Certifications.


He loves to dive in Roatan due to the amazing reef formations, which have created swim-throughs and underwater caverns.

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Mayghan Wilson

Head Scuba Instructor and Social Media Manager

Mayghan has dived in Europe, Australia, Madagascar, Utila and Sri Lanka before becoming an Instructor in the Dominican Republic. She has since settled in Roatan, the place she loves the most!

Mayghan is known for her strict but fun teaching methods and her Scottish slang along the way!

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Michael Bratcher

Professional Lionfish Hunter

You'll find mike hunting the invasive Lionfish Species on our Roatán Reefs! This is the man with the plan and a lot of ambition. Mike loved diving so much he decided to create the best Dive Operation he's ever seen. We are happy to tell you that he succeeded...

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Barny Levy

Activity Coordinator - Grand Roatan

If you swing by our Grand Roatan location, you will meet Barny!


Barny has been our Activity Coordinator for 3 years. He is dedicated to offering superior customer service and has fun doing it. Before your 9 am dive, pop in and see him. He will be sure to put a smile on your face. 

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Gabriela Marimón

Open Water Scuba Instructor  

Gabriela is a smiley Chilean instructor that join our team 2 years ago.
She started diving in the year 2015 and never stopped. She decided to travel to Roatan and join our awesome crew.


Gabriela is known for her artistic talent and for her patience to teach and make everybody feel comfortable under the water. If you are a bit scared to try this new experience Gaby is your instructor!

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Edwin Melendez

Divemaster/Boat Captain 

Edwin loves being on boats, and underneath them! Some days you will find Edwin searching for fish and small critters, and some days he will be dropping you off at your favourite dive spots! 

Edwin became a divemaster because he wanted to lead dives and show people his amazing office - the Mesoamerican Reef. You will not be disappointed with Edwin as your Divemaster.

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Hazel Grant

Boat Captain 

Hazel, our captain with the music! Hazel was born on the island and started driving boats when he was 6 years old! (At least now he’s tall enough to see over the helm). Hazel’s boat is "La Flaca", which means “The Skinny” due to its long sleek shape.


His favorite thing to see while we are out on the boat are Dolphins, and luckily we see them very often while travelling to our dive sites.

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Anthony Mark-Washington

Boat Captain

Anthony was born on Roatan and due to growing up with boats, Anthony knows everything you need to about our reef system, dive sites and any other facts you would like to know about Roatan!

You will find Anthony on our boat "El Ray" which means "The King". His throne is up the ladder, meaning the whole bottom deck is completely for our divers - where we have plenty of space to relax before we roll into the water. 

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Angel Chirinos

Boat Captain

Angel, our Captain of "El Guapo" which means "The Handsome" has driven some large vessels in his career! But none more beautiful than West Bay Divers biggest dive Yacht. 

Angel loves doing the day trips to the island Morat and Guanaja because we get to see a lot of our island, rainforest, reefs and lagoons. Book a private trip to meet our Captain Angel!

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Edi Quintanilla

Compressor Operator

Edi our Compressor Operator is always there to fill our tanks, mix our Nitrox and help out wherever he can! 

You will find Edi at our main shop location, or on the beach helping everyone with their equipment.

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Gustavo Markiewicz

Photographer - Deep Photos

"Smile!" - Gustavo our famous photographer started snapping photos in 2006 in Buenos Aires. Bringing his love of photography into the world of diving, Gustavo started his own company - Deep Photos, which offer high-quality photography for divers!


Gustavo is living his dream - to be in contact every day with marine life and be able to capture the beauty of the underwater world.

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