Interview

sea shepherd

Sea Shepherd – the oceans can't live without them!

Every Duikvaker it is busy at the Sea Shepherd booth. Merchandise from the organization that protects the oceans and marine life sells like hot cakes – all for a good cause! Organization volunteers continuously answer questions from the public and talk about Sea Shepherd's projects. On…

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Marine Duikvaker

Join the Navy on Duikvaker!

If you enter Hall 1 at Duikvaker 2020, you cannot ignore it! As in previous years, the Defense Diving Group is also present this time with divers, equipment and the diving tank. Worth a look! LTZ2OC Stefan Groenwold, Head of Specialist Diving Teams/Very Shallow Water at the Defense Diving Group, is pleased that the Diving Group is back at Duikvaker: “For…

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Scubapro

SCUBAPRO promises big news!

Big news from SCUBAPRO! Not now, but on Duikvaker. Martine Grethe, sales manager of SCUBAPRO in the Netherlands and Flanders, laughs: “No, I am not allowed to say anything yet, but it is remarkable. Come and visit Duikvaker!” SCUBAPRO is again this year in Hall 1 of Duikvaker. And although Martine can do the big…

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Duikcentrum de Beldert

Dive center de Beldert for every diver

Can you imagine? Diving center De Beldert started in 1996 on the lake of the same name in a cowshed of 5 by 8 meters with a loft where the compressor was located, and a loft with rental materials. And if you look now, it is a modern full service dive center with all the facilities and conveniences that come with it!…

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Aquacam.nl thinks along creatively

He is no stranger to Duikvaker – Jos Broere and his company Aquacam.nl. The underwater photographer is there with the Isotta brand, for which he is a distributor in the Benelux, and the products for underwater photography that he develops under his own brand. “And then it's all the more beautiful when a photographer with your product during a competition…

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Divecenter Scuba Republic: 'diving is a 360 degree experience'

Divecenter Scuba Republic focuses on the experience of diving. 'It's about the experience of diving. Diving is a 360 degree experience', says owner Jan van Voorst. To make the most of that experience, the dive center is located in a unique location on the beach of Zandvoort aan Zee. 'The North Sea is for us…

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Apox: 'it's not a job, it's a hobby that gets out of hand'

Peter van der Panne is the founder of the Apox family business in Woerden. 'What we do is not a job, but a hobby that is getting out of hand', says Peter with a laugh. Apox supplies diving medical materials and is the only one in the Netherlands that sells them on this scale. As a board member of a diving team, he was looking for a…

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Dive Post: 'it has to be as good as possible'

Dive shop Dive Post in Valkenburg, South Holland, is one of the largest dive shops in the Benelux. However, it is not just about offering a wide range of equipment for diving. 'It has to be as good as possible. We are constantly looking at what the customer wants', explains owner Cees Langmuur. The store was created…

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'Cressi has a love for water sports and life underwater'

Enki-Support is the representative for the Italian brand Cressi in the Netherlands. 'It is a special company. When I pick up the phone, I get owner Antonio Cressi directly on the line," says Erik Dorrepaal, owner of Enki-Support. He supplies products to retailers in close collaboration with Cressi. “But it goes beyond selling products.…

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Divewise Technical Diving: 'Safety and attitude is the highest good'

DiveWise Technical Diving in Beuningen offers technical diver training at all levels. 'Recreational diving stops at 40 meters, but deeper are also very interesting diving targets such as wrecks, caves and archaeological objects', says owner Jos Smits. The most important good in his training is safety and attitude. "Skills and knowledge can teach divers." josh…

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