Andy Phillips

Director of Professional Training | Utila Dive Centre

Andy Phillips has been working full time in the dive industry since 1996 and has traveled and worked throughout the world as a dive professional in South East Asia, South Africa, Australia, South America, Central America, the Caribbean and the Red Sea. He is a PADI Course Director, DSAT Trimix Instructor Trainer, DAN Instructor Trainer and IANTD Instructor Trainer.
Recent blog posts written by Andy Phillips
May 24

A Quadcopter View of Snorkeling with Utila Whale Sharks


One afternoon at Utila Dive Center we take our dive boats, a group of excited snorkelers and a quad copter out to look for whale sharks, you gotta check what... Read More

Feb 20

Why I’m A Serial Rebreather Diver in the Galapagos


Almost everyone has a favorite movie that they can watch repeatedly without tiring of it, and the story often becomes more enjoyable on the 2nd or 3rd viewing, as the... Read More

Sep 15

Tec for Rec


"When you sit in a car and set off on a journey, you don’t expect to be involved in an accident. Still, we always take the precaution of wearing our... Read More

Aug 14

Diving the Andrea Doria

Garloo Dorea Expedition July 2013

‘The Mount Everest of Scuba Diving’ 1 hour 20 The desire to achieve something - or what we often refer to as motivation - can come from many different and... Read More

Apr 12

Entertainment and Fun at the 2nd Annual Utila Dive Festival


2013 Utila Dive Festival Underwater Entertainment and Topside Fun, during the 2nd annual Utila Dive Festival June 22nd to 28th 2013, with renowned Scuba artist ‘Rogest’ & musician ‘Scuba Cowboy'... Read More

Apr 1

The 2nd Annual Utila Dive Festival

Utila Dive Festival

Utila Dive Festival, June 22nd to 28th 2013 Just 3 months to the start of the 2nd annual Utila Dive Festival June 22nd to 28th 2013, with over $10000 in... Read More

Mar 10

Utila Dive Festival 2013

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Following the success of the inaugural Utila Dive Festival on August 2012, the dive operators of Utila in the Bay Islands of Honduras are organizing the 2nd Utila Dive Festival,... Read More

Aug 22

Utila Dive Fest off to a Rocking Start!


We're mid way through the inaugural Utila Dive Festival and none of us involved in planning this event could have imagined such a great response - thank you to everyone... Read More

Apr 8

Utila Dive Festival


Utila Dive Festival is an exciting week long event highlighting the island of Utila – both above and below the water. Underwater, we will have daily themed dives, photo contests... Read More

Nov 21

Rebreather for Recreational Scuba Diving!


With most inventions, evolution provides added benefits and features to a user, perhaps think about how cars have evolved from simple automated machines, like the Ford T-model (in any colour... Read More