GUE Instructor resumé

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Classes I teach:
Discover Diving
Recreational Supervised Diver
Recreational Diver 1 - Nitrox
Recreational Diver 3 - Trimix
GUE Fundamentals
Doubles Diver
Drysuit Diver
Triox Primer
DPV Diver 1
Gas Blender

Bruno Borelli

Genoa / Portofino, Italy

+39 348 1508600


  • 2004 to present: GUE Instructor
  • 2002 to present: founder and owner manager of Portofino Divers
  • 2001 Independent underwater video operator in Belize, Central America.
  • 1998-2000 dive guide, scuba instructor, mixed gas blender, manager of the tech diving department at DWS diving center in Liguria.
  • 1997 Independent PADI and IANTD instructor.

Diving Qualifications

  • GUE Recreational Instructor
  • GUE Technical Instructor
  • GUE Instructor Trainer
  • GUE Cave DPV diver
  • GUE Rebreather diver (RB80)

Diving Experience

  • Diver since 1989
  • 6000+ dives including research dives, wreck dives and mixed gas dives.

Community Involvement

  • Reef Alert Network co-founder and president

Special interests

  • Conservation, education, exploration and scientific research in the Portofino National Marine Reserve
  • Reef Restoration Projects
  • Underwater video and photography
  • Wreck hunting and exploration in the Ligurian and Mediterranean Seas
  • Mediterranean environment and marine life

Additional languages

  • italian, english

Additional Info

Bruno has being diving since 1989, he became recreational instructor in 1997 and technical instructor in 2000, he is predominately teaching and diving in the Portofino area, Genoa, Italy.

He is currently the owner and manager of Portofino Divers, a dive center specializing in offer premier quality dive trips to the Portofino National Marine Reserve and to many different wrecks off the Ligurian coast. As a GUE Instructor Development Center, Portofino Divers actively promotes GUE training programs.

Active supporter of safer and more efficient diving practices to increase fun in underwater activities, Bruno became GUE instructor in 2004, since then he is constantly involved in promoting GUE diving system to the local dive community.

When he is not teaching or guiding, he is deeply involved in conservation and scientific projects in the Mediterranean mesophotic zone.