Company Profile

We are a privately held company, located in Johannesburg, South Africa. First founded in 1984 as a scuba retailer with multiple stores around SA. Our first Divetek Equipment manufactured in 1991. We have quickly grown to be a full-line supplier of diving and snorkelling products. We are the largest retailer of scuba products in Africa, with Two stores in Johannesburg and Pretoria.

In 2018 we acquired Compressor Dynamics South Africa, we service maintain and sell high pressure compressors.

Using strategic purchases, we have been able to expand our product offering to include regulators, buoyancy compensators and instrumentation that are recognised for performance and reliability sourced from the best of the best around the world. We continually bring innovation and new technologies to the diving industry. The reputation of Divetek is built upon the products that are produced, the relationships that are developed and the customer service provided.

 

Brands we distribute

MEET THE TEAM – JHB BRANCH


Abigail Smith
Accounts Manager

Abby has been involved at Divetek since 2009. She is a qualified Divetek, Naui and SSI Instructor.
She has a BSC(Behind Shop Counter) in Micro Biology and Biochemistry. She handles all of the administration tasks required, runs the accounts and
is involved in Instruction.


Byron Dalziel
General Manager

Byron has been at Divetek since 2016.
He is actively involved in everything Divetek!
Byron runs our shops, staff as well as Marketing.
With his Masters in Business, Byron is a real asset to Divetek and Managers everything Divetek.


David Cohen
OWNER

David has been involved in the diving Industry since before the Dinosaurs.
He is incredibly passionate about diving and is the main reason Divetek is always designing new and better ways of Diving.
His ideas are innovative, his
advice honest and his jokes weedy.


Christopher Nicolay
Sales and Instruction

Chris started his internship with us at the beginning of 2019.
He has grown into an outstanding instructor.
Chris is actively involved in general shop sales, website sales and queries as well as Instruction. He is charismatic and always willing to help!


SAM STRECKER

TRAINING AND TRAVEL PRO

Sam recently joined the team. Sam worked for Aqua Planet in Shelly Beach as a Diving Instructor. She is a master organiser and is responsible for all our trips travel and booking arrangements.  

 


JAMES MORTON

CYLINDER TECHNICIAN AND GENERAL SALES

James currently works as our dedicated cylinder technician.
He works very closely with divetek Compressors.
James is a Padi and SSI instructor and previously worked in Sodwana for a number of years. With this experience, James loves to teach
and is involved in our
training too.

 


NICOLAS MATHIS
WORKSHOP AND GENERAL SALES

Nicolas’s duties on a day to day basis is to give management a hard time. 
he is, however, hard working and an asset to our team..
Nicolas always has a smile on his
face and will go to the ends of the world to service any BCD that should have been replaced 10+ years ago. 


oscar Delport

WORKSHOP AND GENERAL SALES

Oscar worked his way up the ranks
as an intern at Divetek JHB and is now a full time member of the team
working at our JHB Store.
Oscar is also a Naui, Divetek and SSI Instructor and recently completed his STCW 95, PDSD, and powerboat level 2 in Cape Town.
He works exclusively as our Regulator Technician.

 

MEET THE TEAM – PTA BRANCH


Lawrence Du Toit
PTA MANAGER

The biggest adjustment for Lawrence was wearing closed shoes, he also often makes reference to Curry being a Durban boy.
Jokes aside Lawrence heads up and manages our Pretoria store. 
He is a fantastic Instructor and loves introducing new clients to the underwater world!


gerhard Erasmus 

GENERAL SALES

Gerhard is a passionate young diver, who has a number of years of experience working on yachts in the USA.
He is a qualified Divetek and SSI Instructor. He plays a critical role in the Pretoria store with general sales, instruction as well as gear servicing.

 

 

MEET THE TEAM – DIVETEK COMPRESSORS


Andre Vosloo
TECHNICAL DIRECTOR 

Andre Vosloo, is MR High Pressure. He has manufactured many custom built pressure test systems for gases and liquid testing applications used in both industry and military.
The last 25 years he was technical director of a leading South African company which specialised in the high pressure systems.
We are very humbled to have his level of experience join our ranks within Divetek Compressors.  


Corne Grobbelaar
TECHNICAL – sales

Corne joined Divetek Compressors in 2018.  He is overseas trained and qualified by a number of leading brands.

He has over 8 years experience in the high pressure systems industry.

Corne and Andre have a brilliant working relationship and have become an integral part of the Divetek Team!