Dive Pirates supports, trains, equips and provides dive travel to individuals with disabilities through Adaptive Scuba Diving.

Adaptive divers 2018 lined up around the pool

CAYMAN BRAC

Jun 22-29, 2019

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DEMA 2018

Nov 14-17, 2018

DEMA 2018

Thu Nov 15, 201

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DIVE PIRATES BALL

Sat Feb 16, 2019

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Pirate Spotlight

Nathan Gonzalez

Sergeant Nathan is a retired marine whose duty was to protect US Embassies abroad.  Nate loved diving then and after an automobile accident he thought he would never dive again.  He is now a happy dive pirate living in Boerne, TX and went to Cayman Brac in 2008.

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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 Adaptive Scuba Diving.

OUR VISION

 The Dive Pirates Foundation will create a community of disabled divers that will dive and travel in the mainstream world of scuba diving through education and overcoming obstacles.

"Traditionally, pirate crews would take care of injured crew members by making them peg legs, hooks, eye patches, etc.

Disabled crew members were not banished from the ship, but were given new tasks that they could perform for a cut of the booty!"

Dive Pirates gets Platinum

We are proud to have been awarded the GuideStar Platinum Participant level.  This demonstrates our ongoing commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability whilst we focus on providing life changing experiences for our adaptive divers.

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