Taking care of your Investment - The importance of diligent equipment maintenance!
As Professional Divers, we can all be guilty of letting the equipment care and regular maintenance slip. Truth is though, take care of your gear and it will take care of you. Even with the daily grind most of us give our kit, be diligent with the maintenance and it should last for years. Failing to take the relatively simple...Read More
Training to Dive in 'The Best Temperate Diving In The World'
While many people still don't realize that British Columbia is considered to be one of the best all-round destinations in the world for diving, those that have taken a jump into the emerald green waters of the Discovery Passage have come to love what it has to offer. In recent years the local waters around Campbell River and the Discovery...Read More
Why is Ocean Training better than Lake training?
DiveSafe has made the choice to train divers in the ocean rather than being located in a lake. Because of the costs associated with corrosion and equipment issues, lake diving is way better for the school but not for creating a better quality graduate. Ocean training provides the student the real world experience of dealing with tides, currents, low visibility,...Read More
Spring SCUBA Program.......be ready for the summer spike in work opportunities.
Divesafe International’s spring occupational SCUBA program starts on May 14 th , 2018. Enjoy the awesome underwater visibility of winter but with the top side temperatures of spring when you sign up for Divesafe’s upcoming Commercial Scuba Diving course . It is a five week program which finishes on June 15 th . Summer is the perfect time to be...Read More
Introducing An Industry First For Canada...The Professional SCUBA Diver Program!
New for Summer 2018, and a first for professional dive training in Canada, Divesafe International is proud to officially launch our Professional SCUBA Diver Program! The goal in developing this program is to offer a class that gives both Commercial and Professional Recreational diving certifications. You will leave with both the DCBC Occupational Diver Qualification AND the PADI Divemaster rating,...Read More
Divesafe on Tour in March
Divesafe will be exhibiting at two trade shows during the month of March. First it is Vancouver’s Outdoor Adventure and Travel show, March 3 and 4, at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Then towards the end of the month from March 25 until March 27 we’ll be at the Canadian Underwater Conference which is being held at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport...Read More
10 Reasons Becoming A PADI DiveMaster Is The Best New Years Resolution You Haven't Made......YET
Do you spend day after day at work, dreaming of life on a Tropical Island? Do you long to do what you LOVE every day and actually making a career out of it? I know I used to, and many moons ago I traded the work boots in for fins and set off on the biggest adventure of my life…an...Read More
Opportunities await in 2018
Welcome to 2018. The year is starting with a bang as the Aquaculture industry out east changes, grows, moves and 'morfs' with Marine Harvest looking to take over Northern Harvest in Newfoundland and Grieg Seafoods also expected to begin operations along the eastern seaboard. Whatever your personal feelings about it are, the aquaculture industry provides a start and an excellent...Read More
NEW PROGRAM!! PRO SCUBA DIVER PROGRAM - Commercial SCUBA with the PADI Divemaster PROGRAM !
15 weeks of adventure and thrills! Dual CERTIFICATED with DIVESAFE International. FIRST the PADI Divemaster course will train you to become a professional in the recreational dive industry, you will be able to work worldwide, in dive resorts, on charter boats and dive retail. SECOND the Commercial SCUBA Diver Course will get you work local in the coastal communities, film...Read More
The wreck of the Achates
One of our more favoured dive sites is near Gowlland Harbour next to a place we like to call 'Lone Tree'. In a depth of about 30 metres lies the wreck of the Achates. She was a hundred foot long wooden steam tug built in Vancouver in 1908. Many vessels like the Achates spent their careers along the B.C. coast...Read More