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Welcome to the Anchor Shack!
Serving the East Bay since 1967

"Quit your job and let's go diving!"


Our retail store has been at the same location since it was opened by Bob Hollis (founder of Oceanic) in 1967. 

 The current owner, Kevin Osborne acquired the store in 2001

PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center

We are a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center.  Our experienced instructor staff can get you started on your dive adventure or help you become a PADI professional.


The East Bay's Only On-site Training Pool

The Anchor Shack has an on-site 12 foot deep pool designed specifically for diver training.  Enjoy the convenience of not having to haul gear to an off-site location.  As a student you will also have access to practice during normal business hours.

Everything You Need to Enjoy Skin and Scuba Diving

We are a ScubaPro Platinum dealer offering a full line of scuba diving and snorkeling equipment.  We also have a full rental department as well as an on-site repair facility.