Author: Dean

Rebreather Training on the Hollis Prism 2: Day 1 Open Box and Assemble

Super happy to see the large Hollis box arrive today and feast eyes on the new Prism 2 Rebreather!  Getting ready to begin training on this amazing new unit with Course Director James Weber.  Here’s what it looks like in pieces before fully assembled…     Reading through the Course Manual, I’m already gaining a greater appreciation for what this unit can do.  Did you know you can change the salinity in the Prism 2 Computer to correspond to the surrounding dive environment?  Why is this important?  Stay...

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Technical Diving South Florida!

Technical Diving last week on the Ande here in Palm Beach County.  Here’s the new and improved edited version of the Ande Dive last week.  195ft and lots of fun!   Contact us for Technical Dive Training today!...

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Tec night at Pura Vida Divers: Postponed…new date TBA soon!

We regret to announce that do to unforeseen circumstances, we must postpone the scheduled tec night until a future date.  Stay tuned for the new date announcement soon!  In the meantime, visit our website or contact us to get started on your tec diving training!   Have you ever asked yourself, “what exactly is tec diving”?  Already know but don’t know how to get started? If you think you might be interested in learning about technical diving or if you’d like to know more about it, join us on March 30th  TBA at 6:00pm at our shop on Singer Island.  Pura Vida Divers will be hosting a presentation by our PADI Tec Rec instructor John Ozog. This presentation will address many of the questions you may have and possibly some questions you haven’t even thought of.  The presentation contains an explanation of modern tec gear and how tec training and gear can benefit you as a diver.  Plus, we’ll let you know how you can get started. The evening of the presentation, Pura Vida Divers will raffle away prizes and offer amazing deals on technical courses and gear.  If you can’t attend in person, please view the evening via webinar from the comfort of your own home.  For the webinar registration please go to our webinar registration page.  If you’d like to attend the presentation in person please rsvp by March...

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PADI awards PVD with DSAT Tec center rating

Pura Vida Divers proudly announces our new DSAT Tec Rec Center rating awarded by PADI.  After finishing our first DSAT Tec 40 class, we became PADI’s 1st Tec Rec Center in Palm Beach County FL.  Offering a full suit of DSAT technical courses and offering a full range of mixed gas fills, Pura Vida Divers can accommodate all of our technical diving friends with any gear needs, gas blends or continuing education.  Let us be your Technical Diving Center of choice.  Interested in doing a technical dive in Palm Beach?  Our dive vessel Sirena is available daily for technical diving charters.  Visit the Ande, the Hole in the Wall, a sunken plane or any other sight you’ve been itching to get out to.  Need some additional technical diving gear?  Stop by and let us custom design your new rig with new Hollis, Dive Rite and Highland Mills products.  Contact us now to schedule your first technical class, sign up for a technical charter, or get your trimix tanks filled.  Pura Vida Divers Tec Rec Center is ready to serve...

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PADI Tec 40 Class…New Technical Divers

Congratulations to our newest Tec 40 students on attaining their first Technical Diving certification.  After completing their final dive to a sunken plane off Palm Beach, these students were awarded the PADI Tec 40 Certification rating.  Since they had such an amazing class, they’ve all already signed up for the Tec 45 class starting this month! If you’re interested in Technical Diving certifications, please contact us for information and class schedules.  We also have a Tec Night scheduled for March 30th at 6pm.  Come by the store for a presentation on the entire PADI Tec Program by our Instructor John Ozog.  We’ll be offering special deals that night for all who want to sign up.  Live too far away?  No problem!  We’ll be hosting a webinar so our out-of-towner’s can still participate.  Stay tuned for our monthly newsletter for information on how to sign up for the Tec Night & Webinar presentation on March 30th!  Information on Technical Diving...

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