NAUI North Africa closed

NAUI North Africa closed

Both NAUI and I agree on 1 fact: representing a now unknown brand in the area needs capital investment with no good chance for ROI, and without strong support - no Win Win.

With imports stalled since more than 1/2 year... what's the point? Memberships have increased 3 fold since the devaluation of the pound...

I apologize to the people we are letting down, and who would have gladly seen NAUI gain a foothold again in the Area, what can say: It is up to you to take the step ladies and gentlemen. It is you who teach, it is your decision what you decide to teach and the level of quality you disseminate.

I will most probably organize a NAUI training in collaboration with my esteemed NAUI mentor Nick den Toom, more on this in a few weeks.

As simply as I can put it:

"No one is interested in quality education, it's all about the pricing and the quick delivery... Therefore I leave the playground of education to these commercial companies out there; who are willingly fighting it out for supremacy in The Red Sea. I'll wait it out and when I see one quality contender left... who knows.

My commitment to bringing quality education in whatever concepts I do will include NAUI among other quality training organizations, but most importantly will be based on experienced, passionate, quality driven teachers." H.Hemmerechts


On a personal note:

Today as a dive professional, it's either choosing between quality education, run by non-profit associations (with no sense of business), or the hyper commercial mac-donalds and burger kings who will sell you a franchise, where everything is well organized for your business; but the education is just as healthy as the mentioned fast food chains; you just know it's not healthy ... but it just tastes, looks so good, and the service: hyper quick.

So who you gonna call?

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