Underwater Report 8am-outside air temperature - 82 degrees, warming to 90 degrees by 10am. With a gentle east wind, this was a great diving and boating day in South Florida. 80-degree water temperature with one-foot waves, a very mild north current and visibility of 40 feet. Vessel & Crew Private vessel- Chiefy (29’ Sea Vee with twin...

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 3:00 PM by Chiefy

Underwater Report 8am-outside air temp-68 degrees, warmed to 86 by mid-day. The water temp has been a consistent 79 degrees for the past two weeks, however, today we had 81-degree water temp. Combined with light winds, a south current and 100’ plus visibility, it made for an outstanding diving and boating day off Fort Lauderdale. The start of...

Saturday, June 17, 2017 5:00 PM by Chiefy

The current record of 182 divers for the Longest Underwater Human Chain was held in Koh Tao, Thailand. However, it was shattered Saturday June 17 th in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Formed in a semi-circle, around the eastern end of the Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier, 241 divers holding on to a rope, brought the record to the United States....

Thursday, June 15, 2017 5:00 PM by Chiefy

Underwater Report Boarded the boat at 8:30am at Marina One in Deerfield Beach with an outside air temp of 76 degrees. The outside air warmed to 88 degrees by mid-morning with the water temp of 81 degrees. We encountered a moderate north current and visibility of 40 feet. Vessel & Crew Commercial Dive Charter- Lady Go Diver -46’ Newton...

Monday, June 12, 2017 5:00 PM by Chiefy

Underwater Report 8am-outside air temp-68 degrees, warmed to 86 by mid-day. The water temp has been a consistent 77 degrees for the past two months, however, today we had 79-degree water temp. Combined with light winds, a south current and 70’ plus visibility, it made for an outstanding diving and boating day off Deerfield Beach. The start of...

Thursday, June 8, 2017 5:00 PM by Chiefy

Underwater Report 8am-outside air temp-75 degrees, warmed to 88 by mid-day. We had 79-degree water temp. Combined with southwest winds, a south current and 60’ plus visibility, the dives were centered around Fort Lauderdale. We left the dock at Lighthouse Point and proceeded south, out of the Hillsboro Inlet. Vessel & Crew Private vessel-...
Underwater Report 8am-outside air temp-68 degrees, warmed to 86 by mid-day. The water temp has been a consistent 77 degrees for the past two months, however, today we had 79-degree water temp. Combined with light winds, a south current and 70’ plus visibility, it made for an outstanding diving and boating day off Fort Lauderdale. The start of...

Sunday, May 21, 2017 10:00 AM by Chiefy

The team of Frick & Frack , with Captain Jimmy David, won the tournament for a record setting fourth year of the 52 nd Pompano Beach Fishing Rodeo. The conditions were bumpy for the 21 boats because of a strong easterly breeze, but the fishing was hot! The fishing rodeo is a not-for-profit corporation, so 100% of the 2017 entry fees are paid...

Saturday, May 20, 2017 10:00 AM by Chiefy

As divers spend time underwater this past decade, they’ve noticed an increase in lionfish inhabiting our reefs. This invasive species is known for its tremendous appetite and ability to reproduce unchecked as there is no known predator for this attractive looking fish. The Florida Wildlife Commission ( myfwc.com ) sponsors an annual Lionfish...

Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:00 AM by Chiefy

The fourth in the series of Dive & Dine for the Chiefy crew ranked at the top of our list so far. Crew members Andrew Rubin, John Strunk, Kamal Peters, Joey Baleda, Tom Campbell, Carmine Dilorenzo and myself were treated like royalty at the Pompano Dive Center . We were checked in by manager Tony Ernst and directed to the Sea Dog Diver with...