Alaska Dive Training, Equipment, and Travel

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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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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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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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