Barclay's Skindivers Paradise awarded Ambassador status
December 3, 2016
At a ceremony at the Plaza Resort’s Toucan Diving on the Caribbean island of Bonaire family members from Auburn, Maine’s only dive shop, Barclay's Skindivers Paradise were recognized as Ambassadors of the Island of Bonaire. Receiving this honor during their annual visit were Claire Barclay, Tim Barclay, Dennis Poirier, and Chris Barclay for their sustained support to island tourism and its unsurpassed diving. The Bonaire Ambassador program was created by the Tourism Corporation Bonaire with the purpose of recognizing Bonaire’s loyal visitors with an official certificate and the ambassador medal. With this recognition they become official Bonaire ambassadors.
Chris, Dennis, and Tim receive certificates. Claire was busy helping folks returning home.
For 14 Years Skindivers has taken dozens of scuba divers, windsurfers and folks seeking a break from the cold to this Southern Caribbean island nation for underwater adventures, sight-seeing, and windsurfing.
For 2016, Skindivers group totaled 38 Divers (and a few non-divers) from around Maine, New England, and as far away as Montana & Colorado.
"We have tried many other tropical locations in the Western Hemisphere and we just keep coming back in Bonaire, un-disputably the most convenient Scuba Diving in the world." Dennis Poirier, SCUBA instructor