Who we are

Jason Fabri




Jason has been scuba diving for 22 years. In 1997 he traveled to Australia and began teaching Scuba Diving as a PADI Instructor for various Diving operations along the east coast. Jason completed a tourism staff course under Mr.Tony Fontes for the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and helped extensively in safe guarding the fringing reefs. In 2000 he set up Watercolours Diving Expeditions which specialized in Live-aboard diving trips around the Maltese islands and in 2008, together with Patrick Vella, opened Watercolours Dive Centre which is situated at the water’s edge within the Sliema Aquatic Sports Club in Malta.

Patrick Vella



Patrick started diving in 2001 and soon became passionate about the underwater world. He graduated from the University of Malta with a Masters degree in Biology & completed various marine projects and studies of artificial reefs in the Maltese waters. In 2002 he started importing scuba diving equipment and in 2009 launched his own brand Salpa Sub. He also set up a Marine Biology course together with Nature Trust and Dr. Alan Deidun. Patrick’s Diving experience includes commercial diving, scientific diving and other underwater research.

Patrik Engstrom




Partik is the Dive Centre Manager. Swedish diving instructor with 25 years experience in the industry. Began to scuba dive in 1984 and then became an instructor in 1988. Patrik has worked professionally in the Scuba Diving business in different parts of the world including Thailand and Oman. Patrik was also running his own dive centre in Stockholm Archipelago in the 90's. He is a PADI Master Instructor with most of the PADI Specialties, a NAUI and NRC Instructor. Patrik holds the Swedish A-certificate for commercial diving. Patrik is also a skiing Instructor and also enjoys some adrenalin skii slopes in the winter..... 




Our trusted links to partners and suppliers.

Scuba Diving Equipment - www.salpasub.com

World Diving Review - www.worlddivingreview.com


24/7 phone line
The Department of Fisheries and AquaCulture would like to inform the public that a 24/7 phone line is available (freephone for fixed lines) which the public can use to report any suspected infringements. The number is 80072240. The Department of Fisheries and AquaCulture can also be contacted on 22921111.
If anyone who would like to report any suspected infringements and/or provide any evidence whatsoever are invited to get into contact with the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture using the above phone numbers or by email atinfofisheries.msdec@gov.mt.

The collaboration of the public and any witnesses would be greatly appreciated so as to ensure that any fishing activity is done in good faith and with full respect of the law.

We thank you for your collaboration,

The Department of Fisheries and AquaCulture.