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Our Employees Share Top Travel Tips

Our Employees Share Top Travel Tips

When you work at a land-locked scuba shop, your employees tend to be active travelers. We asked our staff for their travel tips and what items they can’t board the place without. The top 5 items that everyone listed: microfiber travel towel, portable USB charging bank, dry bags, save-a-dive kits, and a travel pillow. 

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Travel

Ocean First Gives Back: Community Food Share

Ocean First Gives Back: Community Food Share

As a B-Corp, we like to put our actions where our words are. Last week, a few of our employees took some time out of their Friday to join Colorado’s B Corp community as we came together for a morning of action at Community Food Share in Louisville to be hunger fighting heroes! 

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Sustainabiity

Recall Notice: Suunto Wireless Transmitters

Recall Notice: Suunto Wireless Transmitters

Suunto has identified a potential safety risk affecting all Suunto Wireless Tank Pressure Transmitters and Suunto Tank PODs which wirelessly transmit tank air pressure to compatible Suunto dive computers. If you own a Suunto wireless transmitter, read on: 

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Dive

Meet your teacher, Alexis!

Meet your teacher, Alexis!

Alexis joined us in April and has brought an infectious and enthusiastic spirit to the team. She is passionate about all things water and loves watching her students learn to love the water and succeed in their lessons. We asked her some questions to get to know her better: 

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Swim

Ocean First in Cocos

Ocean First in Cocos

Just a few weeks ago, our founder, Graham Casden, while celebrating his 40th birthday, joined the world renowned oceanographer, Dr. Sylvia Earle, and a team of scientists and filmmakers on a research expedition to Cocos to tag hammerhead sharks. 

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Travel

Summer Computer Sale

Summer Computer Sale

Gear ownership is critical to keeping your dive career long and happy, and if you are not ready to make the leap into the full setup, a good dive computer is a great place to start. We have a variety of computers on sale this summer:

 

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Dive

July Social: Fish Identification with Cathy Christopher

July Social: Fish Identification with Cathy Christopher

Learn how to identify fish and become the envy of your dive buddies! Thursday, July 20th at 6:30pm. 

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Dive

2017 Summer Party & Sale

2017 Summer Party & Sale

Clear your calendar and get excited for a full day of scuba madness, because the Ocean First Summer Party & Sale is back! June 10th. 

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Dive

Finding the Key to a Quick Scuba Weekend

Finding the Key to a Quick Scuba Weekend

A trip report from our very own Red Prater about her experience on an Ocean First long weekend in the Florida Keys. 

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Travel

Freediving Camp

Freediving Camp

4 minutes. It’s a pretty small amount of time in the grand scheme of things, but put yourself in a pool, holding your breath while you watch the seconds tick by and that small amount of time suddenly seems mammoth. Read on to find out what happens at Freedive Camp! 

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Ocean First in the Solomons 2017

Ocean First in the Solomons 2017

A group of Ocean First travelers recently returned from the farway lands of the Solomon Islands, where they were treated to a remote paradise of incredible underwater sights and rich cultural experiences. 

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Travel

May Specialty of the Month: Night and Limited Visibility

May Specialty of the Month: Night and Limited Visibility

Sign up for our May Night and Limited Visibility class and receive 10% off any dive light! Class is held on Thursday, May 25th from 6-8pm. With the right equipment and a powerful torch there is a lot to discover. Night diving is a whole new way to experience the underwater world. 

 

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