UB Diving is thrilled to introduce to you our new Training Manager Paul Wilburn. Paul is a PADI Master Instructor and EFR Instructor. He is not only passionate about teaching but with many years of cold water diving is passionate about our environment and protecting our ocean and it’s inhabitants. Paul took his Padi Open Water in 1989 and has never looked back. His favourite type of diving is wreck and deep diving and teaching Padi equipment specialty when he’s not underwater. He considers his drysuit his 2nd skin so don’t be surprised if he’s wearing around the shop 😂. As a PADI Master Trainer Paul can take your diving career from Openwater all the way to Padi Assistant Instructor. Please help us welcome Paul to the UB Diving family and come on by the shop and say HI!
Why UB Diving?
Location & Selection:
UB Diving is at 2440 Cliffe Ave in Courtenay, beside the BC ACCESS office.
Our store is stocked with actual scuba gear by the best manufacturers in the world.
We have the inventory and the experience to get beginner or professional divers what's needed without the B.S.
Walkin' the walk!
We are professional Divers. Our team of Instructors, Commercial Divers and other professionals for 20 + years has offered experience & advice others simply can't.
Our regulator service center is the one of best anywhere! Come see for yourself.
All regulator service is done in-house by trained professionals with decades of experience. If we can't make it right, it probably ain't worth trying to fix.
We have a huge inventory of parts for your gear whether its that new shiny LEGEND or you're dustin' off your gear after 10 years, we can help.
So, you're a commercial diver too?
Well, we stock & service AGA & OTS Full Face masks, Comms & parts.
NITROX & Air fill station:
Our pride and joy.
2 Jordair Ultra-Silent K-12 HP compressors, 12x4500psi 40% NIRTOX cascade system, 2 HP mixing panels, with NUVAIR High Efficiency Membrane System so we never run out of oxygen.
We don't rent wet suits!
But if you want to dive warm, dry & comfortable talk to us.
We can help because we are dry diving experts!
Our AQUALUNG ACD regulators are built for extreme conditions. APEKS BCDs are made to hold all the lead you require, no more weight belts! We have lots of other stuff too like underwater scooters, lift bags, portable compressors and big, big 135 cu/ft tanks for those who need a little more time under water.
Dry Suit Repairs in-house:
Neck seals, wrist seals, zippers are all able to be done right here. We have a huge inventory of parts so you can get it fixed quickly.
3 aluminum dive vessels for whatever you have in mind. All are CCG Certified and out fitted for diving.
Stinger is 30ft of speed. On a trailer she goes where you want to go. Port Hardy to Tofino or anywhere else you want to dive. Heated cabin with a head STINGER is 300hp of get up and go.
Skydiver is our teaching vessel also with heated cabin and head she is a fantastic platform for student divers and groups up to 12.
GOOD VIBRATIONS is big & fast and ready to handle whatever you ask her to do.
Did I mention COMMERCIAL DIVING and Marine Services?
We also offer the very best in Commercial Diving services. Our commercial divers are always busy building sub-tidal geoduck farms, mooring installs, raising vessels and other aquaculture farms, and scientific & resource management projects with native bands and community non-profits like Project Watershed.