D&D Pacific Fisheries provides this service to try and match divers and or tenders with potential jobs in the Industry. When a vessel master calls in looking for a diver or tender, we provide him/her with the complete list. We ask that you give us a call to let us know if you have received work or sold the item listed, so that we can take your name or item for sale off the list.


July 3 2018 2018-2019 Sea Cucumber Help Wanted Looking for diver for upcoming Sea Cucumber fishery (2018-2019). 2 North Coast and 1 Central Coast licenses. Call Steve Gagnon at 1 778 350 2026.
February 19 2018 Diver wanted: ryani416@shaw.ca Looking for an experienced certified commercial diver for sea urchin harvesting to start work as soon as possible. Contact Paul Harrison via SAT phone 1-403-987-4014 or home phone 250-245-4919 and leave a message with your name, contact details and first available date to start working. Vessel is the Lasqueti Dawn.

November 23 2017 Diver wanted: phoenixfishing7@gmail.com Looking for an experienced urchin diver for upcoming North Coast Red Urchin season. Boats leaving at the end of November / start of December. I have one experienced diver from last year and am looking for another with experience. The boat name is Cowboy 1. Call Mike Cullen at 250-792-1987 or the SAT number for the boat at 1-403-799-4676. Email phoenixfishing7@gmail.com

November 7 2017 morleydivers@gmail.com Wanting to purchase Red Sea Urchin license. Email morleydivers@gmail.com

Oct 10 2017 Don Allan Looking to purchase Urchin licence(s). Contact Don Allan at 250-816-6051

August 16 2017 iamoceablu@gmail.com Wanting to lease South Coast Red Sea Urchin license. Email iamoceablu@gmail.com

For Sale

May 25 2018 Mike at 250-897-9077 Matt Knot dive gear for sale - proceeds to be donated to the Dive Medical Clinic in Vancouver.

8 dry suits
14 aluminum tanks
GEO backpacks
sea urchin rakes
first and second stages
HP bower compressor
LP quince compressor
August 16 2017 Mike - 604-230-1686. FOR SALE 36' Aluminum Sea Urchin dive vessel with C license $20,000.

July 31 2017 Keith McMurray 1(250)218-0923 ALUMINUM DIVE BOAT WITH "C" LICENSE FOR SALE.


  • 1988 Highliner Aluminum built
  • Location: Comox, BC
  • Name: MATNIK
  • Length: 36 ft.
  • Breadth: 12 ft. 6 in.
  • Depth:4ft6in.
  • Tonnage: 7
  • Engine: Twin Inboard 6 cylinder Volvo Pentas
  • Low Engine hours (100 - 150 hours on rebuilt engines)
  • Fuel tanks: 2, aluminum, 1500 liters total
  • Engine alarms
  • Hydraulic boom
  • Sleeps: 3 - 4
  • Stove: Diesel, Small Freezer
  • Fuel tanks: 2, aluminum, 1500 liters total
  • Galley sink
  • Water tank: Aluminum, 50 liters
  • Washroom with toilet
  • GPS
  • VHF
  • Computer: Laptop with Nobeltec
  • Radar
  • Sounder
  • Autopilot: Nobeltec
  • Steering stations: 2
  • Comes with a C License
  • Rigged for charter fishing, and dive fishing.
  • Mutual insurable
ASKING $220,000.00

Diver List

April 2018 Richard Hammer Certified commercial diver with experience looking for boat to harvest urchin quota. Contact Richard at 604-230-6482.
September 2017 Matt Thomsen Certified commercial diver Level 1 First Aid. Hard working and reliable. Call Matt at 778-350-9337 or email lowman292@hotmail.com
September 2017 Kyle Stone Certified commercial diver - OFA level 1, WHIMIS, Radio Operating Certificate (Maritime), Marine Basic First Aid (Canadian Red Cross), Padi Dive master, Med A3 (Transport Canada), Small Vessel Operating Proficiency. Call Kyle at 604-798-5067 or email kyle.stone91@gmail.com
September 2017 Johnny Williams Certified commercial diver - all up to date certs including nitrox unrestricted, svop, marine first aid. Over 25 years dive experience as well as commercial fishing, urchin harvest experience. Willing to travel asap - call johnny williams 250 891 5332
September 2017 Walter Langer All up to date: Unrestricted Scuba, Restricted Surface Supply, PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor, EFR instructor, Dive Accident Management, O2 provider, Nitrox, MED, Power Boat Operator, Day Skipper CYA, STCW (international), Journeyman Ironworker (Rigger). Dive Experience: Guided on a high paced live aboard in the Maldives, and taught Padi courses in Thailand and Malaysia. Im looking to secure a position harvesting for the upcoming season. Please text (250) 713 8660. Contact by email at walterlanger3@gmail.com
August 2017 Steve Gagnon Experienced Cuke diver available for October. All certs up to date. Call Steve @ 778 350 2026
July 2017 Ian McLean Unrestricted scuba, unrestricted surface supply, DAM, Nitrox, O2, tools. I have my own Gaurdian FFM. SVOP, MED A3, restricted radio (VHF), Level I First Aid, volunteer firefighter. Located in Qualicum Beach and willing to travel. New to industry but 9 years experience on drilling rigs - willing to work hard. Contact by email at ian.mcleanis@gmail.com

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