Whatâ€™s the Difference Between PADI Master Scuba Diver and Divemaster?
Master Scuba Diver, Divemaster, Master Scuba Diver, Divemasterâ€¦ sometimes it all sounds the same, doesnâ€™t it? You may ask, whatâ€™s the difference? While these two diving qualifications seem comprised of the same words, they are quite different.
If youâ€™ve ever wondered what the difference is between a PADI Master Scuba Diver (MSD) and a PADI Divemaster (DM), let us explain.
Think about the relationship between a great home cook and an apprentice chef. Both know a lot about cooking and both can make a delicious meal, but one prepares meals as a hobby, and the other is a chef in the making.
PADI Master Scuba Diver: a Recognition Rating
If someone is a Master Scuba Diver, that means he or she has significant experience and scuba training.
Fewer than 2% of divers ever achieve this rating, which makes them an elite group.