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More prizes for Utila Dive Festival Announced

(DiverWire) Following the success of the 1st Utila Dive Festival in 2012, the event has attracted more sponsorship and now has more equipment, vacation stays and training to be won on this scuba divers mecca.  Utila, located in the Caribbean Bay Islands, is a 2 hour international flight from the hubs of Miami (American Airlines/TACA), Houston (Continental), El Salvador (TACA) and Atlanta (Delta), with domestic connections from the mainland.

The event is being sponsored by major players from the dive industry including PADI, DAN, REEF, Aqualung, Cressi Sub, Dive Rite, GoPro Cameras, LeisurePro, Liquivision Dive Computers, ScubaPro, Sealife Cameras and many more local businesses and the dive operators of Utila.

Some of the competitions and prizes available this June to be won include;

Opening Ceremony Raffles/Draws;

Sealife DC1400 Camera system

Aqualung ‘ladies only draw’ for ;

One regulator Mikron Lady

One BCD Pearly Lady

One set mask/fin/snorkel (Micromask/Impulse 3/Hotshot)

Photography competition;

1st Place – Liquivision Dive Computer

2nd Place – GoPro Hero Camera value

Sidemount/Rebreather try dives;

2 Dive Rite Nomad LT Sidemount rigs through Utila Dive Centre/Mango Inn and Coral View Resort

Utila Dive Festival/Project Aware Clean-Up day

GoPro Hero camera

Closing Ceremony – most active participant competition;

Scubapro MK25/S600 regulator system

Most obscure/remote/fun Utila Dive Festival T-shirt to be photographed and posted on Facebook Page (drawn by August 31st)

GoPro Hero camera


There will also be prizes given out daily in-house through the Utila Dive Operators, and at various seminars and social events including;

ScubaPro  5 mask/snorkel

Dive Rite accessories such as SMB’s, reels, thigh pockets and wetnotes

LeisurePro vouchers (total $500) to be raffled/won

CressiSub scuba equipment;

2 – MC5 Compact (new regulators)

2 – Travelight BCD (men & lady)

4 – Big Eyes Evo crystal masks

4 – Delta snorkels

4 – Frog plus fins

Utila Dive Festival is an exciting week-long event highlighting the tiny diving Mecca island of Utila, both above and below the water. A week of diving and fun in the sun, and specialized dive activities, try dives, events, entertainers including artist Rogest and musician ‘Scuba Cowboy’, seminars and social events.

There are also some amazing special offers and package deals offered by the Utila Dive Operators and please see the website for more information on special deals and the week’s events, and to register your place early and get special savings this June 22nd to 28th 2013.