Di Dieter


Years of Diving: 53

Years as an Instructor: 50

PADI Master Scuba Diver Trainer

PADI IDC Staff Instructor

YMCA Gold Star Instructor

PADI Open Water Referral Dives

If you have done all your theory modules and confined sessions then you can complete the last four dives of your Open Water Course with Di Dieter Diving. We can tailor a course and a timetable to suit you.

What does the course involve?

  • Open Water dives with Di Dieter Diving
  • Instructor, certification and instruction included

What do I need to supply?

  • PADI Open Water Dive Course Record and Referral Form

We have flexible dive schedules and dive site options!

Thank you so very much for your kindness, as well as your patience in instruction us in the OPEN WATER DIVER COURSE. e look forward to possibly joining you on one of your future dive trips. We’ll monitor your website.

With Sincere Appreciation,

Denise, Tyler & MJ

About Di Dieter

Di Dieter is a Master Scuba Diver Trainer and former IDC Staff Instructor with over 50 years of dive training experience.  One of the area’s most knowledgeable, experienced, and talented dive instructors. Di specializes in entry-level dive training and also offers an array of Advanced, Rescue and Specialty courses.

If safety and fun are your two primary goals for your dive training, then Di is the instructor for you!

Di offers private lessons as well as group lessons at several locations including select dive shops.

Training dives and “fun” dives are done primarily at Beach 8th St., Far Rockaway with a few dive trips on various local dive boats.

There’s No Substitute For Experience

Referral Dives

Do your coursework online and then work with Di on your water skills and open water dives. Take the whole family diving!

Advanced Open Water

Learn additional skills, be more confident in the water and dive where only divers with advanced training can!


Choose from a variety of specialties including: Rescue Diver, Dive Master, Underwater Photographer, Deep Diver, Wreck Diver, Dry Suit Diver and Underwater Navigator!


Thanks for being such a great instructor and for making us feel comfortable.


Marc & Mike


Tide Table Beach 8th Street

Contour Map Beach 8th Street

The map serves as a basic guide and is not to scale. Always be aware of changing conditions.

Contour Map

There’s No Substitute For Experience


Join Di Dieter on Dive Adventure! May 18th – 25th, 2019 at Riding Rock Inn (San Salvador, Bahamas)!

Featuring and Including:

*  7 Nights Ocean Front Room (dbl occupancy)
*  16 day dives
*  21 meals
*  All taxes and service charges
*  Tanks,  weights and belt
*  Dive gear locker facility 
*  Airport transfers
*  Cocktail reception



I just wanted to thank you for being such a “hard ass”. You taught me well and because of you, I had one of the best experiences of my life. I can’t wait to do the New York experience this summer.  Thanks again, I appreciate everything that you have taught me.

See you this summer!

Martha (Marty) Sylvander


Join Di Dieter on our 34th Annual Bonaire Dive & Fun Fest! August 3rd – 10th, 2019 at Captain Don’s Habitat!

Featuring Cap’t Don’s X-TREME Dive Package:

*  3 Scheduled Boat Dives Daily
*  1 Night Boat Dive to Klein Bonaire
*  Unlimited Shore Diving

Also Includes:

* Unlimited air for day/night shore diving
* 7 nights Deluxe Ocean View (dbl. occupancy)
* Unlimited use of tank, weight belt
* Full buffet breakfast daily
* Managers cocktail party
* Rate includes government tax & gratuities & energy surcharges
* Welcome cocktail
* Airport Transfers
* Free Wi-Fi
* There are some bonuses with the package. Info later.

Divers $1,275      Non-Divers $875

$750 Deposit Due by April 30th, 2019
Balance Due no later the June 1st, 2019

NOTE: You must arrange your own airfare.

Reasonably Recent

Di is still active instructing and hosting dive trips. Although he does finally own a drysuit.

Back in the Day

Di started diving over 50 years ago – the era of double hose windsuckers and “Bend-O-Matic” decom meters

Over the Years

Di’s been a fixture on the Northeast dive scene for decades certifying thousands of students.

There’s No Substitute For Experience

Reach Us


5109 Lakefront Blvd. Unit A
Delray Beach, FL 33484


1+ 917-837-8596

NEW EMAIL: didieterdiving{at}gmail.com

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