Planet Scuba, London, Essex, Herts, Cambs
   
 

The Planet Scuba Team 

diving herts

Stephen Manton 
manager 
SSI Platinum Instructor & PADI Master Instructor 

Stephen Manton enjoys both recreational and rebreather diving and is certified on closed cicuit rebreathers instructor. He is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer, and renowned for his expert knowledge gained in his 22 years of diving and is experience in offering support and guidance whether he is teaching open water divers or Instructors alike and with scuba equipment and U.K. Diving, Can be found in the work shop most of the day testing cylinders or stripping regulators apart, Stephen’s passion for travel and the underwater world is contagious and he enjoys inspiring others to dream big and seek adventure!! 
 
Dive gear: Aqualung Zuma, Aqualung Mikron's, Mares MR52 Abyss, Scubapro Drysuit, Poseidon MK Seven 
 
Photo gear: GoPro with Sea Dragon video lights. 
Scuba Diving Essex

Paul Blatch 
SSI Instructor & PADI Staff Instructor 

Paul Blatch started working with use in 2007 and been an instructor for our open water students and Advanced open water divers, 
has moved on to rescue and dive master students.with a passion for teaching all levels of diving. He looks forward to local diving events and meeting everyone in the local dive community. 
 
Dive gear: Mares Dragon, Mares MR42 Protons, Suunto Vyper Air, Whites Fusion Drysuits. 
 
Photo gear: 
Planet scuba

Simon Heanes 
SSI Instructor & PADI Instructor  

Simon is a SSI & PADI Instructor, Simon is also Planet Scuba’s Senior Repair Technician as well as a retail specialist and gas blender for Planet Scuba with experience teaching in the U.K.. His love for diving is easily seen as he enjoys talking about diving to everyone who enters the store. When not working at Planet Scuba he enjoys the local shipwrecks and playing with seals, but his favorite dive site is: “Anywhere warm in the Redsea!” 
 
Dive gear: Mares Hybrid Pure BCD, Mares MR52 Fusion, Mares Icon, Scubapro Drysuit, Waterproof Wetsuits 
 
Photo gear: Go-Pro 
PADI Instrutor, Divemaster, Planet, Scuba

Jeremy Higson  
PADI Divemaster  

Jeremy was a very good diver when he came to Planet Scuba but had never dived in the UK before 
after experiencing some fantastic UK sea diving Jeremy completed his PADI Divemaster at Planet Scuba and is now 
embarking on becoming become a PADI Instructor 
 
Dive gear: Scuba Pro X Force BCD, Scuba Pro MK25 Evo SA700, Mares Icon, Scubapro Drysuit, Waterproof Wetsuits 
 
Photo gear: Sony G7 
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