DUC SHOOTOUT 2018 – SPONSORS & PRIZES

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PRIZES & SPONSORS 2018 WINNERS 10 TIPS ON HOW TO WIN

We proudly have the great privilege of partnering with some of the top suppliers & service providers in the industry 

CANON SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) lTD
Sponser_Logo_CANON_210X210pxCANON SOUTH AFRICA (PTY) lTD
Zoom into the action, shoot the drama and explore.
PRIZE :CS 100 CONNECT STATION PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT
Store, enjoy and share your photos and movies from one place. Discover the CS 100 Connect station
CONTACT
PERSON: Michelle
TEL W: +27 12 675 4900
M: +27 12 675 4963 , EMAIL:michelle.jansevanvuuren@canon.co.za, WEBSITE: www.canon.co.za
ANIMAL OCEAN
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - NAMEAnimal Ocean specialises in seal snorkeling trips to Duiker Island, Cape Town. It is the ultimate wildlife experience for the adventurous traveler.
PRIZE : R1800.00 : 2 X SEAL SNORKELING EXPERIENCE
Swim With The Cape Fur Seals (R900.00 EACH) [WATCH HERE]
CONTACT
TEL W: +27 72 296 9132
EMAIL: info@animalocean.co.za
WEBSITE: www.animalocean.co.za
ROB ALLEN SPEARFISHING
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - NAMEManufacturers of Rob Allen Spearfishing And Diving Equipment
PRIZE : R1500.00 : Scorpia Fins, GT Mask and Snorkel set
Rob Allen Scorpia Fins (R750.00)
Rob Allen GT Mask and Snorkel set (R750.00)
We will supply vouchers which can be redeemed for the prizes so winners can choose size and fit etc when collecting their prizes in instore.
CONTACT
PERSON: Sergio Campos
TEL W: +27 31-3012241 ,
M:  +27 82-5878781
EMAIL: divefac@iafrica.com
WEBSITE: www.divefactory.co.za
DUC (DURBAN UNDERSEA CLUB)
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - NAMEDurban Undersea Club, “DUC”, as its familiarly known, is a family orientated, social activities club for people that have an interest in the ocean and it’s beaches. The club offers activities & facilities such as:
Scuba Diving, Spearfishing, Underwater Hockey, Underwater Photography, Boating, Surf Ski, SUP, Swimming
PRIZE : R1350.00 : 3 X Books titled “Underwater Photography Masterclass” by Alexander Mustard
3 X Books titled “Underwater Photography Masterclass” by Alexander Mustard (R450.00 EACH)
There is an astonishing world just waiting to be photographed underwater. With marine biologist Dr Alexander Mustard as your guide, you can learn all you need to know to explore the amazing creatures and landscapes that lie beneath the surface. From information about diving equipment and cameras, to crucial advice on understanding and controlling light underwater, this book provides all the background you need before you take the plunge. Topics covered include wide-angle light, macro lighting, ambient light and macro techniques. With the benefit of 30 years of experience taking underwater photographs, Alexander uses his wealth of knowledge to guide the reader in an authoritative, yet accessible, tone
CONTACT
PERSON: Paul Smit
TEL W: +27 31 3379506
INDIGO SCUBA
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - INDIGO SCUBAPhotographer friendly dive centre offering dive charters and boat dives to the top kelp forests, reefs and wrecks of Gordon’s Bay, Simon’s Town and beyond. We also offer underwater photography courses and dive trips to exciting local and international destinations.
PRIZE : R2100.00 : A day’s diving with Indigo Scuba in Gordon’s Bay
A day’s diving with Indigo Scuba in Gordon’s Bay for one person. This includes two dives, two cylinders and dive gear. Dives to be taken on the same day
CONTACT
PERSON: Deon Jonker
TEL W: +27 83 268 1851
EMAIL: deon@indigoscuba.com
WEBSITE: www.indigoscuba.com
THE HATCHERY
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - THE HATCHERYThe hatchery is an ex- prawn hatchery (strange but true) – right on the lagoon overlooking a deserted beach and game reserve. Be warned – it is a different kind of place…… and comes with a twist – if you really want us to bore you with the details the pump house, artemia and maturation rooms have been changed into 8 rooms – each one can be experienced and enjoyed because they’re individual and different … check out the room layouts and rates… if cash is tight save a few bucks and squeeze in with some buddies or if you’re feeling flush or grumpy chill out on your own.
PRIZE : R1700.00 : ITEM
Weekend away for 2 on a self-catering basis, subject to availability Weekend away at the Hatchery – beach lagoon accommodation
CONTACT
PERSON: Matthew Myburgh
TEL W: +27 35 004 0016
EMAIL: matthew@thehatchery.co.za
WEBSITE: www.thehatchery.co.za
SCUBAPRO
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - SCUBAPROSCUBAPRO first appeared in the scuba diving world in the early 1960’s. Today, SCUBAPRO remains a premier manufacturer of scuba diving equipment and employs over 400 people in 17 locations spread over 13 countries, covering 4 continents. At least 1 in every 2 employees is a diver and in several countries over 80% are divers, and over a third are instructors. SCUBAPRO is a Johnson Outdoors Inc. company.
PRIZE : R2395.00 : SEAWING NOVA FULL FOOT FINS
SEAWING NOVA FULL FOOT FINS-
Revolutionary fin technology in high performance –
full foot version.
CONTACT
PERSON: Steve Rusznyak
TEL W: +27 11 444 6563
EMAIL:steve@scubapro.co.za
WEBSITE: www.scubapro.com
BACK TO BASICS ADVENTURES
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - BACK TO BASICS ADVENTURESBack To Basics Adventures “there is no adventure within your comfort zone”
PRIZE : R2500.00 : 5 DIVE PACKAGE
A 5 dive package for one person with focus on Pontas unique macro life!
CONTACT
PERSON:Jenny and Rupert Stromvoll
EMAIL:jstromvoll@gmail.com
WEBSITE: www.backtobasicsadventures.com
BLUE OCEAN DIVE RESORT
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR -BLUE OCEAN DIVE RESORTBlue Ocean Dive Resort is the only choice for your Scuba Diving holiday at Aliwal Shoal and Protea Banks on the Kwazulu Natal South Coast. Let us WOW you with our spectacular service, friendly and professional staff, 100% safety record and superior boats and equipment!!! Everyone checks in as clients, but leave as friends
PRIZE : R2350.00 : 2 NIGHT,3 DIVE PACKAGE
2 Nights Bed & Breakfast accommodation, 3 Reef / Wreck Dives at Aliwal Shoal, includes Cylinder & weight hire
CONTACT
PERSON: Nicki Gibson
TEL W: +27 39 973 0456
TEL C: +27 081 569 0247
EMAIL: bookings@blueoceandive.co.za
WEBSITE: www.blueoceandive.co.za
UMHLANGA SCUBA
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - UMHLANGA SCUBADiving Academy and Expedition Organisers
PRIZE : R500.00 : 1 X USHAKA mARINE WORLD AQUARIUM DIVE
An aquarium dive for 1 person at the ushaka marine world aquarium
CONTACT
PERSON: Vinayak Maharaj

TEL C: +27 82 469 4699
E-MAIL: vinayak.maharaj@gmail.com
WEBSITE: http://umhlangascuba.co.za/

SCUBA XCURSION
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - SCUBA XCURSIONWe are based in Scottburgh, Kwa- Zulu Natal, South Africa.
ScubaXcursion is situated at the Cutty Sark Hotel and is a mere 20m away from the ever popular Scottburgh Beach.
Trips to the world renowned Aliwal Shoal are done daily.
These trips promise new and exciting adventures on every dive.
We pride ourselves on being a child friendly dive centre.
PRIZE : R2500.00 : X 5 ALIWAL SHOAL DIVE VOUCHERS
x5 Single Aliwal Shoal Dives (excluding gear rental)
CONTACT
PERSON: Maaike
TEL W: +27(0)39 976 0843
TEL C: +27 84-556 7903
E-MAIL: maaike@scubaxcursion.co.za, diving@scubaxcursion.co.za
WEBSITE: http://http://scubaxcursion.co.za/
DAN SA
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - DAN SA20 Years of Diving Safety in DAN, Southern Africa
PRIZE : R2000.00 : DAN GOODIE BAGS
25 x DAN Goody Bags with water bottle, sunglasses,
pen and Lanier
CONTACT
PERSON: Morne Christou
TEL W (SA): +27 860 242 242
TEL W: +27 11 266 4900
E-MAIL: morne@dansa.org
WEBSITE: http://www.dansa.org/
MAPSTUDIO
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - MAPSTUDIOLeading publisher of quality maps and books since 1958
PRIZE : R265.00 : BOOK – DIVE SITES SOUTH AFRICA & MOZAMBIQUE
Dive Sites of South Africa & Mozambique is a visual showcase featuring over 300 stunning colour photographs. It functions both as a reference guide and a perfect keepsake of all your dive experiences in the region that will look great on your coffee table. Also featured are great snorkelling spots, shark cage diving, ocean safaris and diving in South Africa’s aquariums, along with a handy marine species identification guide
CONTACT
PERSON: Louise Lumb
TEL W: +27 21 5143912E-MAIL: louisel@mapstudio.co.za
WEBSITE: www.mapstudio.co.za/
CORAL DIVERS, SODWANA BAY
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - CORAL DIVERS, SODWANA BAYCoral Divers, Sodwana Bay offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere within the Isimangaliso Wetland Park World Heritage Site. Sodwana Bay provides a vast array of unspoilt coral reefs and a huge diversity of fish species
PRIZE : R5500: 3 NIGHT/5 DIVE PACKAGE FOR 2
3 night/5 dive package for 2 people in a standard cabin with private bathroom – excludes iSimanagliso and EKZN fees, and excludes meals and drinks, nitrox and gear hire. Valid for Low Season dates.
(R2750 x 2), Total = R5500
CONTACT
PERSON: Debby Oscroft
TEL W: +27 823012368 E-MAIL: marketing@coraldivers.co.za
WEBSITE: www.coraldivers.co.za/
PISCES DIVERS
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - PISCES DIVERSPisces Divers is a PADI Five Star Instructor Development Centre in Simonstown.
We run daily charters to the Fur Seals, Sevengill sharks, Blue sharks and more!
PRIZE : RR1950 : x2 Dive Package
A daily dive package which includes: Two guided boat dives, one to the Sevengill Sharks and the second to the Cape Fur seals,including lunch and full equipment.
CONTACT
PERSON: MIKE NORTJE
TEL W: +27 21 786 3799
TEL C: +27 83 231 0240
E-MAIL: mike@piscesdivers.co.za
WEBSITE: www.piscesdivers.co.za/
TRITON DIVE LODGE
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - NAMECome to South Africa and scuba dive with Triton Dive Lodge in Sodwana Bay for the best scuba diving experience available. We offer accommodation and scuba dive excursions for all levels of experience. Triton Dive Lodge is just far enough off the beaten track to ensure absolute peace and tranquility with no unwanted distractions.
PRIZE : R1640 : 3 NIGHTS AND 3 DIVES PACKAGE
3 Nights and 3 Dives Package, Cabin accommodation and a 3 dive package.
CONTACT
PERSON: Eve
TEL W: +27 82 494 8761
E-MAIL: tritondiving@mweb.co.za
WEBSITE: www.tritondiving.co.za/
AGULHAS HOUSE
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - AGULHAS HOUSEA GUEST HOUSE AND DIVE LODGE: We have an onsite dive center creating a one stop shop for all your travelling and diving needs.
The design ethos behind Agulhas was to create accommodation that respected the quality expected the modern day discerning traveller and diver. Our passion about quality and service is carried over to the Dive Center where we are able to use our 25 years plus experience of running a successful dive operation and our experiences of diving around the world to ensure we offer you the best in dive service.
DIVE CENTRE: The onsite Dive Center is located toward the front of the property. Our Dive Center and boats have been designed and fully equipped to accommodate both technical divers (re-breather and twins) and open circuit divers. Our dive team will ensure all of your diving requirements are catered for. We pride ourselves on our friendly professional service. Long time leaders in the dive industry we cater for divers from entry level to the more advanced technical diver. Our full time professional Dive Masters will guide your dives on Aliwal Shoal, from Shark dives, deep reefs, wrecks and the beautiful reef itself.
We have a full range of hire gear and over 70 cylinders. Both DIN and A-Clamps, from 3l to 15l in both steel and Ali. Our compressor pumps up to 300 bar and we offer FREE nitrox with our membrane system that was purchased in 2015. We run our dive.
PRIZE : R4500 : 3 X 3 DIVE PACKAGES
3 X 3 DIVE PACKAGES INCL.CYLINDER & NITROX
CONTACT
PERSON: Brett Louw
Skype: agulhashousebrett
TEL: +27 (0)39 973 1640
C: +27 (0)74 147 5249, Email info@agulhashouse.com,
WEBSITE: www.agulhashouse.com
WILDERNESS SAFARIS
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - WILDERNESS SAFARISFounded in Botswana in 1983, Wilderness Safaris is widely acclaimed as the continent’s foremost ecotourism operator. We give our guests life-changing journeys in some of the most remote and pristine areas in Africa and in so doing help conserve Africa’s spectacular biodiversity and share ecotourism’s benefits with rural people. We offer private access to 2.5 million hectares (over six million acres) of Africa’s finest wildlife and wilderness areas through some 50 luxury camps and safaris across eight African countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda (2017), Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Our wildlife, marine and cultural safaris in remote, pristine wilderness destinations are specialised, educational, explorative and fun.
PRIZE : R15900 : 2 NIGHTS for 2 AND 1×2 DIVE PACKAGE
2 Nights for 2 people at Rocktail Camp on a full board basis, and 2 dives for the winner.
Rocktail Camp includes accommodation for two adults on a sharing basis – all meals, 2 dives (for one person who would be the winner of the competition), VAT and Tourism Levy – as well as the return scheduled transfers between the Coastal Cashews rendezvous point and the lodge (10h30, 13h00 & 15h00 daily, to be booked in advance).
CONTACT
TEL W: +27 11 257 5000
TEL C: +27 11 809 1800
E-MAIL: enquiries@wilderness.co.za
ALIWAL DIVE CENTER
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - ALIWAL DIVE CENTERAliwal Dive Centre was one of the very first dive charter operations in Umkomaas, established in 1995. Since then we have built on the solid reputation of Aliwal Dive Centre to earn the respect of the diving community in South Africa, United Kingdom, Europe and beyond. Clients can now be reassured that Aliwal Dive Centre meets a stringent list of safety and insurance criteria who prides themselves on their professionalism. Collectively our dedicated staff have over 60 years experience in the scuba and shark diving industries. We know our stuff!
We are active DAN SA Business Members and are proud to be DAN Safety Partners. We have progressed from only a charter operation in 1995 to a fully fledged PADI 5* Instructor Development Centre offering reef, wreck and shark dive charters, scuba training, shark cage snorkelling, for those who are not qualified divers, and affordable accommodation.
We are a dive, learn, eat and sleep all in one stop shop. We pride ourselves in our commitment to professionalism, customer care, safety and satisfaction. It is for this reason that we have our purpose built Dive Centre with accommodation above. Come experience for yourself our warm, friendly and chilled atmosphere!e
PRIZE : R930 : 2 x REEF DIVES
2 x reef dives on the Aliwal Shoal Reef
CONTACT
PERSON: Basie Ackermann/Keith Rossouw
TEL W: +27 39 973 2233E-MAIL: dive@aliwalshoal.co.za
WEBSITE: www.aliwalshoal.co.za
GOZO AZUL DIVING – Ponta do Ouro
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - NAMEGozo Azul was created in 2004 and has long been a popular diving destination in
Ponta do Ouro, Southern Mozambique.
Gozo Azul is an enthusiastic, friendly, family run diving and activities centre, based in Ponta do Ouro, Southern Mozambique. With more than 16 years of experience in the Ponta area, the Gozo team are ready and waiting to take you out, to experience the thrill of the ocean. Daily we offer a variety of scuba diving and ocean safari options, that will take you to some of the most pristine coral reefs in Southern Africa, as well as tailor made ocean explorer safaris visiting the picturesque Santa Maria and Inhaca Islands. We offer a wide range of PADI courses, available from beginner to professional levels, as well as a wide variety of accommodation options. For the ultimate in excitement, head out with us for a shark dive (Oct-May) at Pinnacles. This was voted one of the top 8 shark dives in the world, with 19 species now having been recorded there. And as if that wasn’t enough we can also assist you in booking an amazing experience where you can swim with wild Dolphins as well as whale watching trips (Seasonal).
PRIZE : R1600 : 3 DIVE PACKAGE
3 dive package with gear your reef tax ( divers tax ) included.
CONTACT
PERSON: Natalie TEL c: 00258 844516110

E-MAIL: natalie@gozo-azul.co.za
WEBSITE: www.gozo-azul.co.za

HIRSCH’S
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - NAMEHirsch’s, a name synonymous with service and brand excellence has taken the home appliance world by storm! With seventeen branches and concept stores spread throughout South Africa, they have become a force to be reckoned with. An appliance repair man who unwittingly became an entrepreneur, Allan Hirsch and his wife Margaret started their family run appliance business in a tiny showroom in Umhlanga Rocks Drive, Durban, in 1979 with just R900 that they had saved.
Today Hirsch’s has grown into a chain of mega appliance and home furnishing stores in KZN, Cape Town and Gauteng
PRIZE : R500 : GIFT VOUCHER
1 x R500.00 VOUCHERS
CONTACT
PERSON: RICHARD HIRSCH,
TEL W: +27 31 570 4000,
E-MAIL: richard@hirschs.co.za
CORNE LONGHURST – OCEANVIEW APARTMENT
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - NAMELuxury self catering apartment with seaview, secure parking and close to all amenities
PRIZE : R2000 : 2 NIGHTS ACCOMMODATION IN DURBAN FOR 2 ADULTS
2 nights accommodation, self catering apartment in Morningside, Durban for 2 adults
CONTACT
PERSON: Corne Longhurst
TEL W: +27 82 877 1370E-MAIL: oceanviewapartmentdurban@gmail.com
WEBSITE: https://havingany.wixsite.com/oceanviewapartment
SPONSER NAME: HARTLEY’S & CHUNDU ISLAND
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - NAMEHARTLEY’S specializes in travel to dive destinations worldwide as well as safaris into Africa
PRIZE : USD 2000 : 2 NIGHTS CHUNDU ISLAND IN ZIMBABWE
2 nights Chundu Island in Zimbabwe
Prize is for 2 people sharing a room
Includes all meals, local drinks, relevant game activities.
Excludes flights
CONTACT
PERSON: Daniela Scotti
TEL W: +27 11 4674704
E-MAIL: dani@hartleysgroup.com
WEBSITE: www.hartleysgroup.com
SPONSER NAME: SCUBA.co.za
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - scuba.co.zaSCUBA.co.za – PADI 5​ ​Star Instructor Development Centre
TRAINING | TRAVEL | RETAIL SALES | ONLINE SHOPPING
DIRECT IMPORTER: SEAC SUB, DIVE RITE, ORCA Torches, PADI Materials
PRIZE : R1500 : 3 x R500 Gift Vouchers
3 x R500 Gift Vouchers
CONTACT
PERSON: Kevin Cook
TEL W: +27 836453191 E-MAIL: name@web.co.za
Kevin | PADI Course Director | 083 645 3191 | dive@scuba.co.za
Admire | Logistics & E-Commerce | 064 021 1690 | shop@scuba.co.za
Kirsty | Travel & Training | 073 815 8600 | explore@scuba.co.za | learn@scuba.co.za
Gareth | Training & Gear | 063 467 2710 | learn@scuba.co.za | gearup@scuba.co.za
WEBSITE:  www.scuba.co.za | Twitter: @Scuba_co_za | Facebook: www.facebook.com/scuba.co.za
Premises: WorldWear Shopping Centre, cnr Beyers Naude Dr & Wilson Ave, Fairlands
SPONSER NAME: INTERNATIONAL DIVING SYSTEMS OF SOUTH AFRICA
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - International Diving Systems of South AfricaIDSSA is the sole distributor for Tecline, Finnsub Dive Equipment Brands and Aquatica Digital Camera Housings in South Africa
PRIZE : R4500 : TECLINE CLOSED BUOY, SPOOL & R2000 VOUCHER
Tecline Closed buoy 11/117 cm, OPR valve, metal oral valve, with d-ring – orange
Tecline Spool Cold Water 40m with SS 100 mm snap
R2000 Voucher towards the purchase of an Aquatica Camera Housing
CONTACT
PERSON: Stuart Skene
TEL W: +27 837758680
TEL C: +27 837758680
EMAIL: stuart@idssa.net
WEBSITE: www.idssa.net
ADDRESS: 18 David McLean Drive, Westville, 3629www.website.co.za/
SPONSER NAME: AQUA LUNG & APEKS (MANEX & POWER MARINE)
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - AQUA LUNG & APEKS (MANEX & POWER MARINE)Distributors for Aqua Lung group of brands within Southern Africa
PRIZE : R2748.00 : AQUA LUNG REVEAL X2 MASK, AQUA LUNG DECO MARKER BUOYS
2 x Aqua Lung Reveal X2 Mask, to the value of R 1750.00 together.
2 x Aqua Lung Deco Marker Buoys to the value of R 998.00 together.
CONTACT
PERSON: Gavin Jones
TEL W: +27 11 -721 1490
TEL C: +27 82 328 2231
EMAIL: gavin.jones@manex.co.za
WEBSITE: www.manex.co.za
ADDRESS: 6 Hood Ave, (The Travel House) ,Rosebank , Johannesburg
SPONSER NAME: DIVE ACTION
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - DIVE ACTIONFrom scuba diving courses, dive charters and gear servicing to all the latest diving equipment and accessories available, Dive Action is a one stop shop to fit your needs as well as budget. Visit our PADI 5 Star Dive Centre to see our professional dive shop; dive school and lecture facility, large air compressor with air, oxygen and helium banks (we are able to fill cylinders with normal air, enriched air and trimix); a fully equipped workshop for servicing; and check out our own fully equipped dive boat (able to carry twelve divers plus crew).
PRIZE : R1800 : TWO DIVE PACKAGE,INCL.GEAR HIRE
A 2 dive package* for one person. Includes two boat dives, diving gear and air/Nitrox cylinders. (*scheduled boat dives on same day)
CONTACT
PERSON: Sarah T. Carter
TEL W: 021 511 0800
TEL C: 082 8811 660
EMAIL: info@diveaction.co.za
WEBSITE: www.diveaction.co.za
ADDRESS: 22 Carlisle St, Paarden Eiland, Cape Town
SPONSER NAME: WATCH THIS SPACE !
DUC SHOOTOUT SPONSOR - NAMEMore Sponsers to be loaded here
PRIZE : R?000 : DESCRIPTION OF PRIZE
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CONTACT
PERSON: Name Here
TEL W: +27 00 000 0000 E-MAIL: name@web.co.za
WEBSITE: www.website.co.za/

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