Peggy is a USCG Licensed Captain, a Master Scuba Diver Trainer and an
HSA (Handicapped Scuba Association) Instructor and Cave Diver. She
specializes in teaching mature adults
and those that need special attention. She has been
diving for over 40 years - starting in the ‘60s in the Chesapeake
Bay on the double hose regulators and no BCDs. She started
teaching diving in 1988. Peggy has been a Nature Photographer for more than 50
years, getting involved with Underwater Photography in 1986,
travelling a good part of the world in pursuit of images. She has
several national and international awards, has been published in
various magazines and books, exhibits and sells her works and does
commercial underwater photography for several businesses and
companies. Peggy teaches both land and underwater still
photography and videography.
Peggy offers guided trips around North
Central Florida for divers and photographers. She also does location
scouting and underwater consulting for the entertainment
Captain Peggy has been an Invited Keynote speaker at Mote Marine Laboratories, the Space Coast
Birding and Wildlife Festival in Titusville, the Florida Trail Association - among others. She has
presented slide and digital presentations for numerous organizations.
Peggy and Bill, her husband of 50 years, live on a farm in the Ocala-Gainesville area of North Central Florida.
She is a retired farrier (horseshoer). They had
bred and trained Arabian competitive and endurance race
horses. Peggy and Bill are now raising miniature Zebu cattle.