Events

Extended Events Schedule

21
Jul
U853 U-Boat Charter 7/21/19

U853 U-Boat Charter 7/21/19

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

All Day

Nazi U Boat U853 Submarine Wreck Dive Charter  to The U853  Join us as we dive the U853 Nazi submarine, a Type IX-C-40 built in the Deschimag Yard in Germany. We will remain at the U Boat for the second dive according to conditions. This Charter 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. Maximum Depth is 125'.  Advanced Open Waret Certification, A redundant air source, lift bag or safety sausage, and whistle or horn is required. Pony bottles and regs are available to rent if you don't have one. Cost is $145.00 per diver and only 6 spots are available. Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is non refundable. You must have an Advanced Open Water Certification(please bring c card & log book in when you sign up). Required equipment: redundant air sourse, SMB or safe-t-sausage,  & Whistle. Cost: $145.00 Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is non refundable. If you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment if we can't sell your seat....if our captain cancels the trip, we issue a full refund. 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 at 33 State St. Galilee 1 hour to a 1/2 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 and if you miss the boat it's your loss.
27
Jul
Cape Fear Technical Wreck Dive! 7/27/19

Cape Fear Technical Wreck Dive! 7/27/19

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

All Day

Cape Fear Technical Wreck Dive! We are leaving out of Conanicut Marina @ 7:30 am so please arrive at 6:30 am to load up the boat! Low tide is 9:25  am.  This is an Advanced dive with maximum depths of 165 feet and requires a Deco Procedures Certification. This is the Save The Bay Swim so the harbor will be closed to ship traffic. Cost is $125.00 and will sell out fast. Redundant Air Source and standard safety equipment required. Stop in the store or call 401-seven 3 two-8808 for more details.
04
Aug
U Boat Charter on the U853 Submarine 8/4/19

U Boat Charter on the U853 Submarine 8/4/19

Giant Stride Dive Shop

All Day

  Join us as we dive the U853 Nazi submarine, a Type IX-C-40 built in the Deschimag Yard in Germany. We will remain at the U Boat for the second dive according to conditions. This Charter 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. Maximum Depth is 125'.  Advanced Open Water Certification, A redundant air source, lift bag or safety sausage, and whistle or horn is required. Pony bottles and regs are available to rent if you don't have one. Cost is $145.00 per diver and only 6 spots are available. Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is non refundable. You must have an Advanced Open Water Certification(please bring c card & log book in when you sign up). Required equipment: redundant air source, SMB or safe-t-sausage,  & Whistle. Cost: $145.00 Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is non refundable. If you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment if we can't sell your seat....if our captain cancels the trip, we issue a full refund. 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 at 33 State St. Galilee 1 hour to a 1/2 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 and if you miss the boat it's your loss.
18
Aug
Tech dive on Dixon Chemicals “Acid Barge” Wreck 8/18/19

Tech dive on Dixon Chemicals “Acid Barge” Wreck 8/18/19

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

All Day

TECH DIVE CERT REQUIRED! .....The Dixon Chemicals “Acid Barge” built in 1959 is a technical dive with a max depth of 160 fsw. This steel double hulled tank barge measured 220’ in length with a beam of 43’ and was transporting sulfuric acid from Philadelphia on a passage to Boston towed by a Tugboat, when it collided with an inbound tanker Samuel Q. Brown on 11/15/61 before clearing the Delaware Bay. There was some damage but the repairs to damages were deferred to a later date and it was decided the tow must go on! (Lol) November 20, 1961 found the eastern seaboard in the grip of a Nor’easter that put so much strain on the towing hawser that it parted with a snap sounding like a shotgun blast. She is only 3 miles from the USS Bass and enjoys much of the same great viz. Reservations are made by full pre-payment that is nonrefundable. 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
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/