Atlantic Scuba Dive Centre
Atlantic Scuba dive centre's premises, comprises of a retail shop, service centre, dive school and gas filling station.
In the retail shop, you can buy a wide range of diving equipment, from several manufacturers. They also have all the little nik-naks that are needed on a regular basis. The service centre can deal with regulator servicing for several makes, as well as cylinder testing. The dive school has a wide range of diving equipment, for hire of for use while teaching courses. With multi-agency dive instructors, who can teach a range of courses from PADI, SDI, TDI and NAS. They can take you from a complete novice, or whatever level you are, up to a professional level. If you are already qualified, then you can take one of the many speciality courses available. They can also offer escorted dives, for experienced divers, or try dives for those wishing to give it a go.
The gas filling station can provide air up to 300B, as well as Nitrox, Trimix and Oxygen. With twenty gas filling whips, they can cater for the larger demands of dive clubs and groups.
They also operate two charter boats, mainly for scuba diving but also wildlife watching or media work. 'Stingray' is a twin engined catamaran RIB, 'Moonshadow' is a 10m hard boat with a toilet and hot drink making facilities. They take scuba divers out to dive sites around Falmouth Bay and the Manacles on a regular basis, also further afield to the Lizard or Dodman points. The boat may be chartered for one or two dives, or for a complete day at sea.
Most weekends they run scheduled boat dives on the RIB, where individuals get together to go to a predetermined site. This usually comprises of a single dive, coming back to shore for lunch and a surface interval, then a second single dive. Divers can just book on one or both of the dives, whichever suits their requirements. Equipment, including cylinders, can always be hired at very reasonable rates.
Atlantic Scuba has been voted 14th in the Dive Centre/Dive Resort category, by readers of the online site, Dive Magazine. Atlantic Scuba is the only non tropical dive centre in the Top 25 to appear.