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Alaskan Dive Boat to resume operation!

we can hardly contain our excitement for boat season! Our dive boat “Bottom Time” will undergo a facelift during the first two weeks on May! We’ll be painting her hull, new bottom paint, and a little TLC topside where she’s gonna really shine! By the third weekend in may, we’re hoping to re-launch her to officially begin the 2013 season. We already have some exciting […]

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GUE Recreational Diver level I

Course Outcomes The GUE Recreational Diver Level 1 course is designed to develop the essential skills required for all sound diving practice. It helps the non-diver cultivate a platform that supports comfort, confidence, and competence in the water, as well as more advanced training in the future.   Prerequisites Applicants for a Rec 1 course must: Submit a completed registration form, a medical history, and […]

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New Fundies Class Announced!

It is our pleasure to announce our next GUE Fundamentals of better diving class. This class will be held over two weekends to assure plenty of time to assimilate, practice, and refine the skills presented. This course begins Friday, August 15th at 6 pm at the shop in Anchorage, and continues Saturday and Sunday in Seward from our dive boat “Bottom Time”. Saturday night we’ll […]

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New Fundies Class Announced!

It is our pleasure to announce our next GUE Fundamentals of better diving class. This class will be held over two weekends to assure plenty of time to assimilate, practice, and refine the skills presented. This course begins Friday, August 15th at 6 pm at the shop in Anchorage, and continues Saturday and Sunday in Seward from our dive boat “Bottom Time”. Saturday night we’ll […]

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Alaskan Summer solstice dive trip!

  In cooperation with DIVE N60 and on behalf of Dive Alaska Inc., we are offering a summer solstice dive trip this summer! Dates are June 16th- 21st 2013. This trip will consist of 5 days of boat diving in Resurrection Bay, one day of sightseeing, and 5 nights accommodations in a cabin in Kayakers cove. Each day of diving will include 2 dives at […]

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Avalanche Bags Filled Here!

In addition to being a Snowpulse and Mammut avalanche bag dealer, we fill high-pressure cylinders here! Whether you want to deploy your bag to see how it works, or test it at the beginning of the season, we can service and refill your cylinder in as little as 5 minutes. Air fills start at $10, and if we do a reset, or service the burst […]

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Tech tips- SMB deployment

SMB deployment (surface marker buoy deployment, or “shooting a bag”) Due to the complexity of deploying a SMB, divers often struggle with it. I would like to present to you a step-by-step description of the process. For the purpose of this discussion, we’ll assume you’re using a Halcyon 3.3 ft SMB with a cold-water 100 ft defender spool. First, the SMB is typically kept in […]

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Hidden Treasure

During the summer months, our diving is filled with dives on walls and pinnacles in Resurrection Bay. This is one of our favorites called “Hidden Treasure”. As we approach the Hidden Treasure site, it literally unfolds before your eyes. It is a narrow crack which extends into the side of the mountain face. Only once you get close enough in the boat can you see […]

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New years dive

We were looking at the potential for doing a new years night dive this coming Saturday night. Is anyone interested?

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An evening with JP Bresser!

Join us for an evening with JP Bresser. JP is a world-renowned underwater explorer who will share with us two videos; 1) Exploration of the USS Atlanta, a shipwreck sunk during WWII at the battle of Guadal Canal. She lies in 400 feet and until now was thought to be un-diveable. 2) Exploration of the Ox Bel Ha cave system. This is one of the […]

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