Founding date of School:

January 2012


Mission Statement:

The One Ocean International Mission is to provide best in class watermanship training, to be professionally respected within the ocean community, ensuring a positive impact and respectful approach to our environment.

Through interactive, inclusive, professional and proactive ocean awareness services One Ocean International will encourage a strong connection to culture, community and environment and regenerate the ancient culture of the waterman.


Cancellation Policy:

  • 90 days prior of commencement: full refund
  • 60 days prior of commencement: half refund
  • Deposit is non refundable within 30 days of commencement of program.
  • If your program is cancelled due to weather or by One Ocean International for unforeseen circumstances you will receive a full refund or have the choice to *re-schedule.

*Program credit is valid for 6 months from the date of purchase.



Oceanic Marine Risks - Policy Number: DMI/102835/15

Dive Master Insurance Consultants Ltd Kingsbridge House, 17-23 Rectory Grove Essex UK as Agents for Lloyds of London

Combined Public, Products & Professional Indemnity Liability (Dive Schools)

Indigo Trade Liability Insurance



Intellectual property protection:

All One Ocean International programs, training material, photos, logos and website content are Trademarked:

TRADE MARK NO: 1539263

CLASSES: 5, 9, 16, 25, 41, 44



Governing School:

Apnea Academy International - CEO: Umberto Pelizzari


Scope under Apnea Academy:

  • Freediving Education:
  • Pool Freediver
  • Apnea Level 1
  • Apnea Level 2
  • Apnea Level 3
  • Aquaticity for children
  • Freediving Rescue
  • Monofin
  • Advanced Equalisation 

Scope under One Ocean International:

  • Art of Apnea
  • One Ocean - One Mind
  • Basic Watermanship Program
  • Intermediate Watermanship Program
  • Specialist Watermanship Program
  • Advanced Watermanship Program


Open Water Diving:

One Ocean International must always operate its diving operations on a surveyed vessel under the guidance of a registered diving operator.


Student to Instructor Ratio:

4:1 - Under the direction of 1 instructor

6:2 - Under the direction of 1 instructor and an assistant instructor with the minimum training of level 3 Apnea Academy Freediver.


First Aid Training:

All One Ocean International Staff are trained to level of Advanced First Aid or higher.