Posts from April 2017

Friday, April 28, 2017 11:00 AM by Chiefy

Eating fresh seafood only steps away from the white, sandy beach while rocking to music from three stages makes the Pompano Seafood Festival a unique event in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area. In its 33 rd year, the festival is one of South Florida’s longest running outdoor events. The headliner act this year was America, scheduled for...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 11:00 AM by Chiefy

South Florida Diving Headquarters Jeff Torode really took care of the Chiefy Crew today. He arranged to have Captain Bradley Williams take the five of us out on the Safari Diver . The Chiefy Crew of Kamal Peters, Chuck Van Buskirk, Andrew Rubin, John Strunk and myself were very comfortable on the boat that normally has up to 11 divers. SFDH is...

Monday, April 24, 2017 11:00 AM by Chiefy

Underwater Report 8am-outside air temp-68 degrees, warmed to 84 degrees, with a gentle breeze out of the west. This was probably the last “cool front” for south Florida as we had some rain yesterday bringing in absolutely beautiful weather today. 77-degree water temp with one foot waves and a mild south current giving us over 60’...

Sunday, April 23, 2017 11:00 AM by Chiefy

The crowds were big and the enthusiasm electric at the 10 th Annual Blue Wild Ocean Adventure Expo . Held on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 & 23 at the Broward County Convention Center, this dive show had everything for the underwater enthusiast.  Included were over 150 vendors displaying marine art, apparel, photography, dive equipment,...
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...