The distinct sounds of country music filled the air along Ocean Way at the Main Beach Parking lot in Deerfield Beach on April 15. Headlining the country music acts were The Swon Brothers, finalists on the fourth season of NBC’s The Voice and opening act for the 2016 Storyteller tour of Carrie Underwood. The breeze was brisk and the attendance...
Underwater Report 8am-outside air temperature - 72 degrees, warming to 80 degrees by 10am. A 10-knot east wind, resulted in two-three foot waves, making it a little bumpy but still a good day to dive in South Florida. 77-degree water temperature with a moderate north current and visibility around 30 feet. Vessel & Crew Private vessel- Chiefy...

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 4:00 PM by Chiefy

Underwater Report 8am-outside air temperature - 68 degrees, warming to 80 degrees by 10am. With a gentle east wind, this was a great diving and boating day in South Florida. 77-degree water temperature with one foot waves, a very mild north current and visibility of over 50 feet. Vessel & Crew Private vessel- Chiefy (29’ Sea Vee with twin...

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:00 PM by Chiefy

Underwater Report 8am-outside air temp- 68 degrees, warming to 81 degrees by noon. A mild west wind, 75-degree water temp with the seas flat and a very mild north current. Visibility was incredible for the last two days. I’ve included a picture from Bill Cole, owner of Sea Experience, a dive charter at Bahia Mar in Fort Lauderdale. This...

Thursday, March 9, 2017 10:00 AM by Chiefy

Our routine on Thursdays is to dive on the Lady Go Diver. A group of us I call the Chiefy crew, along with owner Arilton Pavan of Dixie Divers , have made this a regular underwater hunting day for many years. The Lady Go Diver picks us up at the southwest corner of Marina One in Deerfield Beach, which is conveniently adjacent to Duffy’s...

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 10:00 AM by Chiefy

Underwater Report 8am-outside air temp-77 degrees, warmed to 84 degrees. 77-degree water temp with two-three foot waves with a gentle north current and typical 30’ visibility. Vessel & Crew Private vessel- Sand Diver (39’ Yellowfin with triple 300hp Yamahas) Crew-Tom, Chuck, Peter, Bruce and myself-all members of the South Florida...

Saturday, February 25, 2017 5:00 PM by Chiefy

Underwater Report 8am-outside air temperature - 72 degrees, warming to 80 degrees by 10am. With low humidity and a mild east wind, this was a great diving and boating day in South Florida. 73-degree water temperature with a flat ocean and a very mild south current with visibility of 70-plus feet made this was a blue water dive day! Vessel &...
The much-anticipated Grand Opening of Sullivan Park occurred under sunny skies and plenty of smiles to all the participants. Over six years in the making, the City of Deerfield Beach through its Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) spent nearly four million dollars to enhance a breathtaking view. Located directly on the Intracoastal waterway, this...

Sunday, February 19, 2017 5:00 PM by Chiefy

The sun was shining with a gentle breeze off the ocean for this year’s Deerfield Beach Pioneer Days Parade starting at 10am on Saturday, February 18.  And why not, because “it never rains on Pioneer Days.” The three-day festival kicked off Friday evening, includes a carnival, food vendors, arts & crafts and live...