Dive Pirates Announced 16th Annual Trip during DEMA

Divers, Non-divers, families and friends invited to take in this trip that celebrates the human spirit

As members of the Dive Pirates mixed and mingled with leaders in the dive industry during DEMA 2019 in Orlando, they announced next year’s annual trip for taking people with disabilities scuba diving off the shores of Cayman Brac.

“ You don’t have to be a pirate, you don’t have to be an adaptive buddy, you don’t even have to be a diver to join us on our trips and experience the fun, the camaraderie, the  “no holds barred” attitude that surrounds everyone on these trips who just enjoy the joy diving brings to new divers, and the social aspect that naturally comes with it,” explained Dive Pirates President Sophie Wimberley.

Scheduled for June 13-20, 2020, the Dive Pirates plan to fill the Cayman Brac Beach Resort with recipients, adaptive dive buddies, volunteers and friends and anyone else who would like to join the crew for a week of discovery with a fun-loving group.

“I feel I will be coming back with just a little more life back to my everyday life and say I can still have awesome trips, awesome times, this just makes me more excited about life really,” said 2019 Dive Pirates recipient Hunter Heck.  During his junior year in college Hunter was struck by a car and now lives with paraplegia.

For an added bonus, anyone signing up for the trip this week and placing at least the deposit online will receive a pair of Dive Pirates golf shorts.

“We love our attention-getting shorts, and it all started with the argyle shorts, so we are sharing them with anyone who signs up during this week through Sunday November 17,” Wimberley continued.

For pricing information and to register for the trip go to www.divepirates.org.

Original author: Dive Pirates



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