Events

Extended Events Schedule

29
Sep
Guided Shore Dive Kings Beach Sunday, September 29, 2pm

Guided Shore Dive Kings Beach Sunday, September 29, 2pm

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

Guided Shore Dive Kings Beach Giant Stride Dive is doing a Guided Shore Dive at Kings Beach All divers are asked to confirm their participation before the event. This is open to any divers with an Open Water Certification (please bring your Certification card) Our Divemaster, Tom will guide you, and be your buddy if you haven't got one. Rental Gear is available at our store if you haven't had a chance to get your own yet. Tom is a PADI Certified Divemaster and works for Tips so please be generous to show him that you had a good time and appreciate his efforts. Please contact Tom directly @ howarthtr@gmail.com so we know how many to expect and to be able to notify you if there is a change in plans due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. Kings beach is located off of Ocean avenue in Newport, Rhode Island
06
Oct
U 853 Nazi U boat Submarine Wreck on Priority 10/6/19

U 853 Nazi U boat Submarine Wreck on Priority 10/6/19

Giant Stride Dive Shop

All Day

Sunday Charter to The U 853 aboard Priority .........Join us as we dive the U853 Nazi submarine, a Type IX-C-40 built in the Deschimag Yard in Germany. We can remain at the U Boat for the second dive or vote on another wreck by those aboard according to conditions. This Charter, Priority Charters, and Giant Stride Dive Shop, requires an advanced cert. with some experience diving to depths greater than 100 ft. in New England (or similar) waters. A redundant air source, lift bag or safety sausage, and whistle or horn is required. Pony bottles and regs are available to rent. Cost is $145.00 per diver and only 6 spots are available. Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is non refundable. If you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment. If our captain cancels the trip, we issue a full refund if you paid in cash and a store credit if paid by credit card. Cancellations by our Captain are made on the day of the charter, one hour before sailing time. We cannot guarantee dive sites, alternate dive site selection does not constitute a cancellation or a refund. Please be at the marina 1/2 to 1 hour before sailing time, to fill out a waiver, present a certification card and get fully loaded 30 minutes before departure time. Our boats sail on time at 7:00 am and if you miss the boat it's your loss. Your seat is held by full prepayment only. ADDRESS:  33 State st. Narragansett, RI 02882
13
Oct
Grecian Wreck & Block Island Pinnacles or Lightburn 10/13/19

Grecian Wreck & Block Island Pinnacles or Lightburn 10/13/19

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

All Day

The Grecian lies in a maximum depth of 100 feet. Visability is usually 20' or better making this an awesome wreck dive followed by a dive on the Block Island Pinnacles. Must have an advanced certification(please bring c card or log book in when you sign up). Required equiptment: SMB or safe-t-sausage, wreck reel, Whistle and light. Cost: $150.00 aboard Priority 2. Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is non refundable. If you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment. If our captain cancels the trip, we issue a full refund if you paid in cash and a store credit if paid by credit card. Cancellations by our Captain are made on the day of the charter, one hour before sailing time. We cannot guarantee dive sites, alternate dive site selection does not constitute a cancellation or a refund. Please be at the marina 1/2 to 1 hour before sailing time, to fill out a waiver, present a certification card and get fully loaded 15 minutes before departure time. Our boats sail on time at 7:00am and if you miss the boat it's your loss. ADDRESS:Dock in front of Hanks BBQ Restaurant Sunday @6-6:30am to load the boat at 33 State st. Narragansett, RI 02882 (in front of where the lobster boats and the Francis Fleet Dock.)
03
Nov
Heroine & Black Diamond Wrecks 11/3/19

Heroine & Black Diamond Wrecks 11/3/19

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

All Day

The Heroine sank on 6/19/1920 and is 136' long X 26' wide and sitting in 70' of water...a really great dive with lots of fish and marine life on and around her. The Annapolis AKA the "Black Diamond" ,because of her cargo being granular coal, lays on the bottom  a short distance from the Heroine. She was a schooner in her day and had her masts cut down and used the stumps for Navigation lights. She was 228' long X 40' wide and sank February 17, 1945. Cost is $140.00 per diver and only 6 spots are available. Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is non refundable. If you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment. If our captain cancels the trip, we issue a full refund if you paid in cash and a store credit if paid by credit card. Cancellations by our Captain are made on the day of the charter, one hour before sailing time. We cannot guarantee dive sites, alternate dive site selection does not constitute a cancellation or a refund. Please be at the new slip 1/2 to 1  hour before sailing time, to fill out a waiver, present a certification card and get fully loaded 15 minutes before departure time. Our boats sail on time at 7:00 am and if you miss the boat it’s your loss. Sign up now as these charters sell out quickly. Your seat is held by full prepayment only. This is aboard Priority on State St. in Galilee, show up by at least 6:30am we leave at 7:00 sharp.
09
Nov
Bonaire Trip 11/9/19-11/16/19

Bonaire Trip 11/9/19-11/16/19

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

All Day

Bonaire is a true divers paradise and the nicest shore diving you will ever do. There are yellow rocks along the side of the road on the coastline and each one has the name of the dive site it is in front of. I have only been here once before 10 or so years ago and have been dying to return. You can do 2 dives a day or 6 if you're feeling froggy. I stayed at this same resort that has just recently been renovated and am anxious to see the updated version. Flights are running between $700.00 and $900.00 at this time so as dive trips go this is a great deal! Cost: $950.00 per Diver or $825.00 for non divers. You will arrive Saturday November 9, 2019 and depart Saturday November 16, 2019. The package includes 7 nights Hotel accommodations, 7 days pick-up truck rental (without Insurance) free wifi, Room safe, 6 days unlimited shore diving, Tanks, Lead, Free nitrox (cert card must be presented) beach chairs, towels, and Daily breakfast. This package excludes Your flight, $25.00 Stinapa (Marine park) fee, optional boat dives, lunches, dinners, Gratuities, truck insurance (available on AVIS website), dive or travel insurance. Be smart and make sure your DAN Dive Insurance is up to date. Eden Beach Resort Bonaire, a cozy site where you will go on your next dive adventure. It is located in the Dutch Caribbean island territory of Bonaire in the south Caribbean Sea. The resort will seduce you with its new and varied accommodations, careful attention, our beautiful spa, outstanding cuisine, high quality scuba diving at our Bonaire dive resort and beautiful surroundings. Eden Beach Resort will to turn your visit into a special experience. The re-designed installations offer a combination of the luxury of a perfect environment, family atmosphere in which one and all will enjoy themselves; a magical space for couples as well as those seeking adventure and excitement. The on-site dive shop Wannadive offers all diving activities to guests. From half day beginner introduction courses, boat dives and training for all levels and diving for experience divers including technical diving with service points on all sides of the island of Bonaire.  https://www.edenbeach.com/ My flight schedule:
Flight to Bonaire

DEPART

Sat, Nov 9, 2019

6:00 AM

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PVD

Providence, RI, US

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ARRIVE

Sat, Nov 9, 2019

6:59 AM

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EWR

New York/Newark, NJ, US

FLIGHT INFO
Flight UA 4199
Operated by ExpressJet Airlines dba United Express
Duration 59m
Aircraft Embraer RJ145
Fare Class United Economy (YN)
Meal Not offered on this flight
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DEPART

Sat, Nov 9, 2019

8:49 AM

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EWR

New York/Newark, NJ, US

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ARRIVE

Sat, Nov 9, 2019

2:30 PM

B,O,N

BON

Bonaire, BQ, NL

FLIGHT INFO
Flight UA 1422
Duration 4h 41m
Aircraft Boeing 737-800
Fare Class United Economy (YN)
Meal Meals for purchase
Seats
Flight to Providence

DEPART

Sat, Nov 16, 2019

3:30 PM

B,O,N

BON

Bonaire, BQ, NL

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ARRIVE

Sat, Nov 16, 2019

7:38 PM

E,W,R

EWR

New York/Newark, NJ, US

FLIGHT INFO
Flight UA 1420
Duration 5h 8m
Aircraft Boeing 737-800
Fare Class United Economy (YN)
Meal Snacks for Purchase
Seats

DEPART

Sat, Nov 16, 2019

9:40 PM

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EWR

New York/Newark, NJ, US

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ARRIVE

Sat, Nov 16, 2019

10:47 PM

P,V,D

PVD

Providence, RI, US

FLIGHT INFO
Flight UA 4985
Operated by Commutair dba United Express
Duration 1h 7m
Aircraft Embraer RJ145
Fare Class United Economy (YN)
Meal Not offered on this flight
Seats