Having started in 1988, David Ainsley is the most experienced charter skipper in the Firth of Lorne Special Area of Conservation. He is BSAC first-class diver / advanced instructor, an HSE media diver and HSE dive contractor. and an award winning underwater photographer – his wildlife videos have been used by several TV and film companies.
David also has a degree in Marine Biology and holds RYA Yachtmaster Offshore, HSE first aid qualification, David also holds Trimix and Nitrox qualifications, including mixer / blender.
David started diving in 1976, and has done up to 200 dives a year since then, and is probably the most experienced sports diver in the Firth Of Lorne.