Tanya A Pitcher
Position on committee.
What are you looking forward to about being on the committee?
mmm tightening up on fiscal control.
How did you hear about OMSAC/come to join OMSAC?
Through work association with Noami van der Colff
How long have you been a member?
What is your current scuba qualification?
Advanced Open Water
What do you do when you’re not diving?
I’m a potter and for work I’m a financial accountant and tax practitioner.
What is your favourite Cape dive site and why?
I dive along Jaeger’s Walk, Fish Hoek most mornings. It’s not the best dive site ever and if conditions are particularly shocking I jump on my boogieboard. Then chat with all the silver surfers who are in the water every morning year-round. A water temperature report is expected each day.
What’s your idea of the best-ever dive buddy?
Someone who’s chilled in the water, enjoys photography and finding the small, wonderous creatures that inhabit our ocean.
What is your bucket list dive site?
Aliwal Shoal and Sodwana.
What do you wish you knew when you started diving that you learnt the hard way or that you know now?
Not rush into purchasing equipment. Although I got a great deal on all mine, the BC is too big for my short stature. Expensive piece of equipment to replace.