Norfolk ten-year-old obtains open water scuba diving qualification in Jamaica | Latest Norfolk and Suffolk News

PUBLISHED: 21:55 28 January 2018 | UPDATED: 21:55 28 January 2018

Lily making her first dive in Jamaica. Picture: Pete Lancaster

Lily making her first dive in Jamaica. Picture: Pete Lancaster

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A 10-year-old Norfolk lady has certified as a junior open water scuba diver.

Lily with her instrucor Yoge. Picture: Pete LancasterLily along with her instrucor Yoge. Picture: Pete Lancaster

Lily Lancaster, from Attleborough, acquired her certificates from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) after finishing a course in Jamaica.

Her granddad, Pete Lancaster, stated he thought she may very well be the youngest in the area to acquire the certification.

He stated: “We obtained in contact with PADI to see if there 
was anyone youthful than her in the area who had finished it, however they couldn’t 
inform us below the information safety act.

“We definitely haven’t come throughout anyone at Lily’s age who has finished it.

Lily in the sea with her instrucor Yoge. Picture: Pete LancasterLily in the ocean along with her instrucor Yoge. Picture: Pete Lancaster

“Regardless of whether or not she is the youngest, I’m really proud of her for what she’s achieved.”

Prior to her course in Jamaica, Lily accomplished an indoor pool coaching course at Christal Seas Scuba in Norwich.

She was additionally required to 
sit an examination and scored 47 out of 50.

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