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Technical Dive Charters Summer Schedule

Technical Dive Charters:   Schedule Summer 2016 Summer’s here and it’s time to jump on our Technical Dive Charters in South Florida again!  Palm Beach offers amazing wrecks, deep reefs, and long drift dives for all of you looking to dive it deeper and longer.  Check out our summer Tech Dive schedule and call us or email to book!  Space is limited on these charters so be sure to sign up quickly. Don’t see a date that works out for you?  We can book Tech Diving Charters by request!  Email or call for information and availability. Find a description of our Tech Dive sites here.  Proof of proper certification is required to book on these charters so please be mindful of the depth descriptions for these sites. Not Technical Diving certified?  We teach the Padi DSAT program and can take you all the way from Tec Deep 40 to Tec Trimix.  Interested in Rebreather certification?  Our nextMegladon Rebreather Course is September 18-23rd!  Space is limited so sign up today! Technical Dive Site Schedule Summer 2016 Friday May 20th 3pm departure-            Hole in the Wall Friday June 17th 3pm departure-            ANDE Friday July 15th 3pm departure-            Korimu Friday Aug 19th 3pm departure-            Classic Barge P6 Friday Sept 2nd 3pm departure-      ...

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Petrel Dive Computers

We now stock the Petrel Dive Computer from Shearwater Research of Canada!  The Petrel hosts an astonishing set of features in addition to easy to understand menus, easy to read full color display, Bluetooth wireless upload/download all housed in a rugged compact case. The Petrel accepts any type of AA size battery including:  alkaline, lithium and rechargeable’s. Out of the box, both Petrel Dive Computer models include Air, Nitrox and Trimix mixed gas functionality for both open and closed circuit diving. Specifics: Rugged Technical Dive Computer 2.4” Full Colour HD Display Air, Nitrox, Trimix External Fischer Connector Monitors PPO2 from 1 or 3 O2 sensors Single AA Battery (Any Type) Multiple Decompression Algorithms Bühlmann ZHL-16C with Gradient Factors User Adjustable Conservatism Open Circuit, 5 Gases Closed Circuit, 5 Gases Optional VPM-B Gauge Mode Simple Yet Advanced User Interface 2 Button Push OC Bailout Colour Coded Warnings Simple to Use Adaptive Menus Automatic Screen Brightness Customizable Metric and Imperial Flip Screen Firmware Updates Via Bluetooth Dive Logging 1000 Hour Dive Log Free Shearwater Desktop Software Dive Log Downloads via Bluetooth Third-Party Dive Log Software Compatiblity Download software   You can download the Petrel manual here.  Call or email us today to place your order.  And check out the new NERD (Near Eye Remote Display)…the first technical dive computer with a display mounted on the diver’s rebreather mouthpiece.  You can pre-order these now as this new...

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Technical Diving Charters every Friday at 3pm!

Join Pura Vida Divers aboard Sirena every Friday afternoon at 3:00PM for our technical diving charters. Explore with us some of the deeper dive sites in Palm Beach like the Ande wreck.  Or do a 3 hour long dive on one of our reef systems!  Technical certification is required for these dives. We take a limited number of divers on these trips, so book early to ensure your space.  Contact us for more information or to book your...

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Tec Night at Pura Vida: November 14th

Ever wonder what technical diving is all about? Deco tanks, Tri-mix, Rebreathers? It doesn’t matter if you’re a newbie to scuba or an old pro, this evening will introduce you to technical diving and help answer many of the questions you may have, and possibly some questions you haven’t even considered. Head over to our shop on Singer Island on Thursday, November 14th for a night of tec-talk, FREE food & drinks, and DISCOUNTS on gear & classes! Our PADI Tec Rec Instructor John Ozog and PADI Course Director James Webber will be the guest speakers, providing you with information on modern tec gear, tec training, rebreathers, and how to get started as a tec diver. Itinerary for the Evening: 6:30 – 7:00pm Happy Hour! (Food and drinks will be provided by Pura Vida) 7:00 – 7:30pm Intro to Tec Presentation by John Ozog, Tec Diving Instructor 7:30 – 8:00pm Rebreather presentation by PADI Course Director James Weber 8:00 – 8:30pm Q&A with John and James. 8:30pm Closed door sale on gear and DISCOUNTS on class! Please RSVP by Wednesday Nov 13th. (561) 840-8750 info.pvd@puravidadivers.com We look forward to seeing you. *If you cannot attend in person but are interested in viewing the evening via webinar please let us...

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TEC NIGHT at Pura Vida Divers

Friday, November 9, 2012 6:30 – 8:30pm   Ever wondered what technical diving is all about? Deco tanks, Tri-mix, Rebreathers?   Head over to our shop on Singer Island for a night of tec-talk, FREE food & drinks, and DISCOUNTS on gear & classes!     Our PADI Tec Rec Instructor John Ozog will be the guest speaker, providing you with information on modern tec gear, tec training, and how you can get started as a tec diver.   It doesn’t matter if you’re a newbie to scuba or an old pro, this presentation will address many of the questions you may have and possibly some questions you haven’t even considered. After the presentation, Pura Vida Divers will raffle away prizes and offer amazing deals on technical courses and gear.   Itinerary for the Evening:   6:30 – 7:00                  Happy Hour! (food and drinks will be provided by Pura Vida) 7:00 – 7:45                  Presentation by John Ozog, Technical Diving Instructor 7:45 – 8:30                  Closed Door Sale and Raffle       Please RSVP by Friday,November 2 via email info.pvd@puravidadivers.com or phone 561.840.8750.   We look forward to seeing you there!   *If you cannot attend in person but are interested in viewing the evening via webinar please let us know:...

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