Posts from June 2017

June 28: Awesome Visibility

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 above 80-degree summer water temp is here.

Vessel & Crew

Private vessel-Sand Diver (39’ Yellowfin with triple 300hp Yamahas)

Crew-Tom Campbell, Ken Udell, Andrew Rubin, and myself with Bruce Paul driving.

June 17: Guinness World Record Attempt

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 17th 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.

Organized by Dixie Divers of Deerfield Beach owner Arilton Pavan, this event was held in conjunction with the 9th annual pier clean-up. Many divers and dive shops in the area participated as well as

June 15: A Mixed Boat of Divers

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 dive boat

Crew-Captain Bradley Williams with Divemaster Jeremy greeted the 10 divers as we ventured out of the Boca Inlet. I call this a mixed bag of divers today. Several divers were paired with specialty

June 12: Fresh Fish for Dinner

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 above 80-degree summer water temp is almost here.

Vessel & Crew

Private vessel-Sand Diver (39’ Yellowfin with triple 300hp Yamahas)

Crew-Tom Campbell, Ken Udell, Lisa Young, Jarod Blackburn, Andrew Rubin,

June 8: Dive & Dine at the Nauti Dawg

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-Sand Diver (39’ Yellowfin with triple 300hp Yamahas)

Crew-Tom Campbell, Andrew Rubin, Joey Baleda, Ken Udell, Jack Harari, Greg Berthume and myself with Ed Thompson driving.

Dive, Dive, Dive

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