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July 9: Nitrox (Enriched Air) Course

By Dive Buddy | June 10, 2014

PADI Enriched Diver Course (Nitrox) is the most popular specialty course. This course enables you to use a gas mixture with a higher oxygen content – typically 32 percent to 36 percent. Enriched air gives you a longer no decompression time giving you a longer bottom time. You will learn about managing oxygen exposure, equipment…

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Kicking Off Scallop Season: June 28 – September 24

By Dive Buddy | June 2, 2014

Did you know that Florida has some of the best recreational scalloping in the world? According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, tomorrow kicks off the beginning of Florida scallop season from June 28 to September 24. To harvest a Florida scallop you can find by hand or by landing a dip net. You can…

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June 28-29: Abyss Freediving Course

By Dive Buddy | May 30, 2014

This program teaches fundamental Freediving techniques for comfortable enjoyment in the aquatic world to depths of up to 20m / 66ft.  You will also practice Static Apnea to help develop your breath-holding abilities and in-water comfort. Is this course for you? You’re new to Freediving or typically dive in the shallows. You want to increase…

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June 22: 3 Tanks, 3 Wrecks

By Dive Buddy | May 28, 2014

Although the Keys are known for their wrecks, the Gulf has a few treasures of its own. Join us on Sunday, June 22 for a 3-tank 3-wreck dive with 2Shea charters to discover sunken ships in the Gulf including the Sheridan, the Blackthorn and the Sugar Barge. These spots will fill up fast so sign up…

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Get Your Man Cave – Diver Style

By Dive Buddy | May 23, 2014

Create you own ultimate man cave with $25,000-worth of dive gear and more!

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June 14: 2-Tank Gulf Night Dive

By Dive Buddy | May 15, 2014

Ever wanted to dive the Gulf at night? Now is your chance! On Saturday, June 14, we’ll take off from Clearwater at 6 p.m. on a 2-tank night dive – first starting with a dusk dive and the second a full night dive to experience a full range of creatures! Lights and all of your…

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May 31-June 1: Advanced Open Water Weekend Get-Away

By Dive Buddy | May 8, 2014

West Palm Beach, May 31 – June 1 – Are you ready to take the next step and expand you skills to that of an advanced diver? No need to be “advanced” to take it – it’s designed so you can go straight into it after the PADI Open Water Diver course. This course helps…

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Gearing Up: Tips for long-lasting gear

By Dive Buddy | May 2, 2014

As you’ve probably noticed, summer is already approaching the Bay! As you are lugging out your gear packed away during the winter, you might notice some of it may be missing, damaged, worn or frayed. Perhaps it’s been a while since you’ve had your gear serviced or maybe your tanks need filling or a visual…

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5 Activities to Get You in the Water This Summer

By Dive Buddy | April 18, 2014

OK, so maybe you already have your Open Water certification or you have gone diving a time or two. The water temperature is rising! Here are a few other adventures that await you to check off your bucket list this summer. Spearfishing Ever wanted to catch the big one? Tired of the rod and reel?…

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Meet the New Adventure Outfitters

By Dive Buddy | March 31, 2014

In case you weren’t around last weekend, a lot has changed! Rain and all, we managed to relocate – not far – to the South end of Manhattan Plaza at 4352 S. Manhattan Ave. A big thank you to everyone who helped us move including Leon Watts, Kelly Schindler Watts, Mark Platau, Tom Halliwell, (who…

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Adventure Outfitters Expands, Changes Ownership

By Dive Buddy | March 20, 2014

Adventure Outfitters Expands, Changes Ownership

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