Try Rebreather: Hollis Explorer - March 17, 2017

Come try the Hollis Explorer Rebreather! The unit is neither a fully closed circuit Rebreather nor a pure semi-closed system, but an intelligent hybrid that utilizes the best of both worlds. It’s compact, lightweight and extremely easy to use.

Rebreathers reuse the gas you exhale by recycling the good part and replenishing it for your next breath. This means your gas supply is significantly larger in a compact package compared to what you can carry in a scuba tank for conventional open-circuit scuba diving. It’s a huge benefit that allows longer dives.

Another benefit is the quiet factor. Underwater photographers really like it because they can approach aquatic creatures that would ordinarily shy away from bubble noise. Also, because you breathe gas that’s been warmed by you and the recycle process, rebreather diving keeps you warmer – a bonus in cool water.

When: Friday, March 17, 2017 from 6:00-9:00 PM

Where: Gallaudet MSSD Pool

Prerequisites: You must have a basic nitrox certification and complete a liability release and Medical Waiver before the course meets. Minimum age is 18 (or 15 with parental consent).

Cost: $50 per person. If you buy a unit or sign up for a class within 30 days of the demo, you’ll receive $50 off either.

Sign up: Due to the limited number of demo units available, space is very limited and prepayment is required. Please call or email the shop to sign up.

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