BTW, Danny and his wife have sold the op and started another business in the GC water sport community. It's more tourist-oriented as opposed to straight SCUBA.
My acquaintance, Thom Shropshire, the new owner, sent me this over the weekend:
"P. O. Box 30176 SMB / Cayman Islands KY1-1201
PH: 345-916-0303 / Website: www.grandcaymandive.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OFF THE WALL DIVERS/GRAND CAYMAN, CHANGES HANDS
Off The Wall Divers (OTWD), located at The Lobster Pot Dive Center in Grand Cayman, recently changed hands, between a pair of industry veterans.
“It was a ‘natural’ match”, commented Danny Kupkowski, on his sale of Off The Wall Divers to Thomas (Tom) Shropshire. “Tom has a long-standing history in the islands and it was a perfect fit.”
Shropshire most recently ran the business office for a major live-aboard dive operation based on Grand Cayman, and has previously worked for Red Sail Sports, Tortuga Divers, and Parrots Landing. First arriving in The Cayman Islands in the 1960s, Shropshire’s family was involved in the local utility company. It was during this time that Shropshire learned to dive from F.L.A.G. Underwater Services, located across the street from the now-defunct, Seaview Hotel.
“I’m so pleased to be an integral part of the local dive industry, and the more education Off The Wall can provide, both to new divers and certified divers, the better our underwater world will be.”
Off The Wall Divers operates a 28-foot Parker boat, carrying a maximum of eight (
To learn more about Off The Wall Divers, visit www.grandcaymandive.com
or contact them directly at 859-577-3694 or 345-916-0303. You can also find OTWD on Skype @ shrop3483."