Pirate Spotlight

Corporal Randal Vandever
US Army

Randal joined the Army in 2005 and retired as a result of his injuries, ambushed and shot in the arm. To this day he suffers from nerve damage and limited use of his right arm and hand, but continues to look for ways to enjoy the outdoors. Randal trained with his cousin, Jesse Cannon, also retired military after a closed brain injury.

Our Mission

Based on camaraderie, compassion, freedom to dive, and the Code of Conduct, Dive Pirates will support, train, equip, and provide dive travel to individuals with disabilities through Classified Scuba Diving.

Our Vision

Dive Pirates will create a community of Disabled Divers that will dive and travel in the mainstream world of Scuba Diving through education and overcoming obstacles.