Monday Oct 10, 2011
Please register/pay for the dive by Saturday 10/03/11
1700 – Briefing and Waivers 5 pm
1800 – Boat Departs 6:00 pm
2200 – Boat Returns 10:00 pm
2215 – Debrief and lunch 10:15 pm
Dive charter & Location
3301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Key Biscayne, Florida 33149
(305) 851.8180 or (305) 807.2857
How to get there:
Approximate Number of Proposed Divers
Required Diving Qualification
Advanced Open Water Certification/ Nitrox preferred but not required if your buddy is also diving air!
Bluefire Wreck & Reef
The Blue Fire, a 175-ft freighter, was sunk in January 1983 in 110-ft of water.
This vessel was seized by the Coast Guard during the Cuban Exodus. This wreck is fairly broken up, though sits fairly upright on a white sandy bottom. It is an easy and safe wreck to penetrate and abounds with sea life which reportedly includes cobia, grouper, amberjack, barracuda and parrotfish
Average depth 30 m / 98.4 ft
max depth 33.5 m / 109.9 ft
Average Current: Medium ( 1-2 knots)
Feel free to recover trash, catch lobster, and eliminate lionfish.
Lionfish tamer/lobster tickle stick available for club members upon request.
For Nitrox 32
Nitrox 32 is recommended for the wreck followed by Nitrox 21 (air) for the reef
If you desire nitrox, you will need to rent a tank from a dive shop. We have a great club discount with Underwater Unlimited. For more information contact the president.
Boat Description and Amenities
They will provide fresh fruit, sandwiches, water, and juices pauches!
There is pleanty of space under each seat to store your dive bags!
They have a U.S.Coast Guard approved vessel.
All divers will be responsible to rent or bring their own equipment including: Mask, Fins, Snorkle, BC, Regulator with Pressure and Depth Gauge, Computer Device, tanks (with appropriate NITROX mix if applicable), and weights.
Special Scuba Cat Member Rate
39.99$/diver for charter (includes tax and tip!)
56.99$/ diver for charter & tanks (includes tax and tip!)
These rates are through the club ONLY made possible by the memberships! Contact the CLUB for any questions.
Scuba Cats, if you own your own tanks, you can fill them for free before or after the dive at Fill Express or at Underwater Unlimited (contact your president to arrange this)
Please register by 10/03/11
Decompression status and repetitive dive plans
All dives are planned for no decompression
Special Safety procedures
Arrangement of dive buddies. No club member can dive alone.
Dive buddy checks
Recompression Chamber: Click here to see the list
Hospital & police: 911
Divers Alert Network: 1-919-684-9111
Any hazardous conditions anticipated
All divers will adhere to the Clubs Safe Diving Practices. Emergency oxygen for first aid will be available aboard the boat, and on shore dives.