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Lights, Camera, Action

Lights, Camera, Action

As any underwater photographer knows, the key ingredients for vibrant photos is a good camera and plenty of light. The options can sometimes seem endless, so we wanted to highlight some of our favorite equipment, including a special on lights that ends on Sept. 5th.

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Ocean First in the Channel Islands

Ocean First in the Channel Islands

This July, Ocean First made our inaugural trip to California’s Channel Islands, a cold water paradise. Because of the rugged nature of the the island of Anacapa, we stayed in a hotel in Ventura and boated out to the shallows around the island for some of the world’s best kelp forest diving.

 

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Travel

Make a Career out of Diving

Make a Career out of Diving

When you are ready to do more with diving than just going along for the ride, Ocean First can take you from Dive Guide through to Instructor in our SSI Dive Professional School. 

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August Social: Andy Mann

August Social: Andy Mann

Join us on Thursday August 18th at 6:30pm for an evening with Andy Mann, local National Geographic photographer. 

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"Why I Love Freediving"

By Kellon Spencer, Freedive Instructor

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Meet your teacher, Michael

Meet your teacher, Michael

Michael is one of our newest teachers at Ocean First Swim. We asked him a few questions to get to know him better: 

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The Florida Keys with Ocean First

The Florida Keys with Ocean First

A trip report from Kelly Faulkner

Usually my job keeps me busy behind the retail counter at Ocean First, but I recently got the chance to tag along with our instructors Bruce Penner and Roger Young as they led a group of twelve to dive the vibrant Caribbean reefs of Key Largo.

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July Swimmer of the Month

July Swimmer of the Month

Congratulations to our Swimmer of the Month, Jeffrey. Jeffrey has been swimming with us twice a week for awhile now, and he and his family are committed to being safe and happy around the water.  As an Aquatike II, he continues to show progress and listens very well to each teacher he works with! Here are some questions we asked to get to know Jeffrey better:

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Ocean First in Gand Cayman

Ocean First in Gand Cayman

Gary & his incredible group of travelers recently returned from the beautiful caribbean island of Grand Cayman where each of the divers grew their scuba knowledge and were witness to some wonderful underwater sights.

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