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Now a Dive Shop For Turtles

Now a Dive Shop For Turtles

Ocean First is proud to be an official Dive Shop For Turtles, furthering our commitment to protecting our ocean and its inhabitants by supporting conservation efforts and educating divers about the turtle shell trade and other threats to sea turtles.

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Sustainabiity

Hello 2019!

Hello 2019!

A note about the new year from our Director of Travel, Amy Christopher.

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Travel

January Social: A Plastic Ocean Film Screening

January Social: A Plastic Ocean Film Screening

Described by naturalist, Sr. David Attenborough, as “one of the most important films of our time,” A Plastic Ocean is the documentary that has captivated audiences and incited positive action around the world. Join us for a film screening and a discussion led by Ocean First Institute about the current health status of the ocean and steps we can take to make an impact. Thursday, January 31st at 6:00pm at Ocean First

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Team Ocean Cleanup

Team Ocean Cleanup

Six hundred meters long, five polluted gyres, one ambitious goal - this is The Ocean Cleanup.

By Klara Fejer

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Sustainabiity

TIDES in Grand Cayman

TIDES in Grand Cayman

Ocean First's Mark and Cathy recently returned from Grand Cayman where they helped certify 16 new divers from Kent Denver School. They are now ready to take on a lifetime of underwater adventures!

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Swimmer of the Month

Swimmer of the Month

Congratulations to our Swimmer of the Month, Stella. We asked Stella some questions to get to know her better:

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Swim

Thanksgiving in Belize 2018

Thanksgiving in Belize 2018

Bruce aka Stache recently returned from Turneffe Island Resort in Belize where a group of travelers ditched the turkey and did something a little different for Thanksgiving. 

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Travel

You're Invited: 2018 Customer Appreciation Party

You're Invited: 2018 Customer Appreciation Party

Ocean First would be nothing without the love and support from you, our cherished customers. As our way of saying thank you, we would like to cordially invite you to our 2018 Customer Appreciation Party. Raise a glass, graze on delightful bites, and connect with the local diving community. Thursday, December 13th at 6:30pm.

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Meet the Diver of the Month, Sarah!

Meet the Diver of the Month, Sarah!

Sarah joined the Ocean First family back in January of this year when she completed her Open Water certification.  It is her passion for the sport and the underwater environment and her overall positive attitude that makes this Durango native stand out; we are lucky to have her. We asked Sarah some questions to get to know her better.   

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November Social: Monsters in My Mouth with Julie Byle

November Social: Monsters in My Mouth with Julie Byle

Have you ever wondered what it is like to carry your babies in your mouth? Join us on Thursday, November 15th at 6:30pm for a presentation about mouthbrooding cichlids with fish biologist Julie Byle.

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October Social: Love The Wild with Jacqueline Claudia

October Social: Love The Wild with Jacqueline Claudia

A conversation about sustainable seafood with founder of LoveTheWild, Jacqueline Claudia. Thursday, October 18th at 6:30pm

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Sustainabiity

Meet the Diver of the Month: Deborah Halley

Meet the Diver of the Month: Deborah Halley

Deb has shown an incredible amount of motivation to not only become a diver, but to truly learn about the complexities of the ocean environment and further her diving knowledge. Her constant smile, positive attitude, and eagerness to learn has made her a permanent part of the Ocean First family. We asked Deb a few questions to get to know her better:

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