Our Team

Barry Andrewartha - Publisher

Barry's interest in diving began back in 1952 when as an 11 year old he took up underwater spearfishing. Four years later he purchased his first scuba unit, a British made Sea Lion unit, and a German made Robot 35mm underwater camera. As a dedicated diver he launched Sportdiving Magazine (then called Skindiving in Australia) back in 1969 and together with his wife and business partner launched Dive Log back in 1987. In 1974 he was the driving force behind Australia's first Underwater Congress Oceans '74 which continued on till 1986, then the "Nights of Adventure" and in 2012 the Blue on Tour event.
Barry has dived all around the world and is still an active diver and photographer.


Vikki Ryan - Graphic Designer

Vikki graduated from Melbourne’s College of Printing and Graphic Arts in 1980.
 For 10 years she was employed by Quadricolor Publications where she
first met Barry, after a break to raise her children she then joined the Mountain
Ocean and Travel Publications team working on Dive Log, International
Freediving and Sportdiving magazine. In 2004 Vikki went on to learn new
careers in IT project works and Pathology.
In 2017 Vikki has now returned to Mountain Ocean and Travel Publications
to create our monthly tabloid Dive Log Australasia.

Leanne Wylie - Advertising/Events Coordinator

Since 2001 Leanne has worked at Mountain Ocean and Travel Publications as our Advertising/Events Coordinator for all three diving titles ‚ Sportdiving Magazine, Dive Log Australasia and International Freediving. Coming from a legal background, Leanne has utilised both her administration experience and her 'gift of the gab' skill, to her current title. She has successfully organised numerous local and overseas exhibitions and events without a hitch, and has a great rapport with all of our clients.


 


 

 

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