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2006 DAN On-Line Auction Goes Live Nov. 1

Divers Alert Network is holding the 2006 DAN On-Line Auction from Nov. 1 through Dec. 1. All money raised from winning bids in this annual auction will support DAN programs.

"The auction has been a success for DAN and its Auction Partners over the past four years; everyone, DAN Member or not, has an opportunity to bid on great packages," said Eileen Sahlin, DAN Chief Development Officer. "This is the fifth auction we have held. It looks better than ever!"

"We anticipate having about $100,000 in retail value of trips, liveaboards, clothing, dive equipment, artwork, books and more. Interested in white-water rafting or snow skiing? The DAN Auction has something for everyone!"

Bidding happens online at the DAN website at, for both DAN Members and nonmembers. The auction starts on Nov. 1 at noon Eastern Time and closes Dec. 1 at noon ET. This year the preview of items begins on Oct. 25. No bids will be accepted during the preview.

Winning bidders will be notified by Dec. 5. Items will be delivered to winning bidders through their local dive shop, from the auction donor or from DAN with the items slated to arrive no later than Dec. 15.

Stephan Whelan
Stephan Whelan
Stephan is the Founder of His passion for the underwater world started at 8 years old with a try-dive in a hotel pool on holiday that soon formulated into a lifelong love affair with the oceans. In 1996 he set up and has grown the site to be the most popular diving website and community in the world.