STEWART, Don, Capt.

Bonaire (1925-2014)

Last updated: August 10, 2017 at 4:26 am

Diving and environmental protection pioneer; founder of Captain Don’s Habitat in 1976; instituted the first permanent mooring system; led the campaign to ban spearfishing on Bonaire; founded the Council of Underwater Operators; opened the first hotel on Bonaire; a.k.a. The Father of Bonaire.

Honours and Awards:

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2005)
NOGI Award (Sports & Education, 1969)

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