Events

Extended Events Schedule

15
Jul
U 853 U-Boat Wreck Dive 7/15/18

U 853 U-Boat Wreck Dive 7/15/18

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

All Day

U853 charter ....Double Tanks or larger capacity cylinders are recommended, but Redundant Airsource and standard safety equipment IS required. 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  slip in Point View Marina 11 Sherman Rd, Wakefield, RI 02879, to board "Canned Air" 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 and if you miss the boat it's your loss. Sign up now as these charters sell out quickly. Show up between 6am and 6:15....we leave at 7am. Your seat is held by full prepayment only.
20
Jul
2 Tank Night Dive Charter on The Heroine  7/20/18

2 Tank Night Dive Charter on The Heroine 7/20/18

Giant Stride Dive Shop

All Day

The Heroine sank on 6/19/1920 and is 136' long X 26' wide and sitting in 80' of water...a really great dive with lots of fish and marine life on and around her. Cost is $140.00 per diver and only 6 spots are available. Reservations are made at Giant Stride Dive Shop by full pre-payment that is non refundable. If you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment unless we can sell your seat. 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 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 33 State St. Narragansett, RI (in Galilee), show up by at least 5:30pm to load up and sign waivers, we leave at 6:00 pm sharp. Required gear: Advanced Open Water Certification card, 2 lights, (primary & Back up), Wreck reel, Safety sausage or lift bag.
22
Jul
Grecian Wreck & Block Island Pinnacles or Lightburn 7/22/18

Grecian Wreck & Block Island Pinnacles or Lightburn 7/22/18

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

All Day

The Grecian lies in a maximum depth of 90 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 or have logged more than 50 dives in our waters (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.)
05
Aug
Block Island Pinnacles & Lightburne/Essex Wrecks 8/5/18

Block Island Pinnacles & Lightburne/Essex Wrecks 8/5/18

GIANT STRIDE DIVE SHOP

All Day


The Block Island Pinnacles is a half acre of house sized boulders stacked atop and against one another in a max depth of 80 FSW. All sorts of tunnels, crevices, and overhanging cliffs are formed where the rocks join one another. Some of the tunnels are small amd provide shelter for marine organisms: however many are big enough to negotiate with full scuba gear. Viz is usually awesome here at 30+ feet and there are so many fish of all different species that you never know what you'll see. Bring a light and enjoy one of natures wonders formed 15000 years ago by the Wisconsin Ice Sheet.....you won't be disappointed. Cost is $150.00 per diver and only 6 spots are available. Reservations are made at Giant Stride Dive Shop by full pre-payment that is non refundable. If you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment unless we can sell your seat. 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 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 33 State St. Narragansett, RI (in Galilee), show up by at least 6:30am to load up and sign waivers, we leave at 7:00 am sharp. Required gear: Advanced Open Water Certification card, Wreck reel, Safety sausage or lift bag.The Lightburne was a 416 foot long Tanker carrying 92000 barrels of oil or 72000 barrels of gasoline & kerosene depending on which report you believe. She sunk February 10, 1939 and sits in 20-30 feet of sea water with viz in the 15-30 foot range on a white granular sand bottom. It’s broken up with as much as 20 feet of relief off the bottom in the form of large chunks  of wreckage. The Essex is Southwest of the Lightburne and within swimming distance. The Essex was a 295 foot long Passenger – Freighter built in 1890 and sunk on September 25, 1941 after purposely running aground after striking the bottom. Both are great dives in shallow water making this great for beginners, spearfishing, and longer bottom times. The Block Island Pinnacles is a half acre of house sized boulders stacked atop and against one another. All sorts of tunnels, crevices, and overhanging cliffs are formed where the rocks join one another. Some of the tunnels are small and provide shelter for marine organisms: however many are big enough to negotiate with full scuba gear. Viz is usually awesome here at 30+ feet and there are so many fish of all different species that you never know what you'll see. Bring a light and enjoy one of natures wonders formed 15000 years ago by the Wisconsin Ice Sheet.....you won't be disappointed. Cost is $140.00 per diver and only 6 spots are available. Reservations are made at Giant Stride Dive Shop by full pre-payment that is non refundable. If you cancel your reservation you forfeit the full payment unless we can sell your seat. 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 slip 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. Sign up now as these charters sell out quickly. Your seat is held by full prepayment only. This is aboard Priority 33 State St. Narragansett, RI (in Galilee), show up by at least 6:30am to load up and sign waivers, we leave at 7:00 am sharp. Required gear: Advanced Open Water Certification card, Wreck reel, Safety sausage or lift bag.

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 $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 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: Dock in front of Hanks BBQ Restaurant Sunday by at least 6:30am to load the boat at 33 State St. Narragansett, RI 02882

12
Aug
Tech dive on Dixon Chemicals “Acid Barge” Wreck 8/12/18

Tech dive on Dixon Chemicals “Acid Barge” Wreck 8/12/18

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: Dock in front of Hanks BBQ Restaurant Sunday by at least 6:30am to load the boat at 33 State St. Narragansett, RI 02882Reservations