Twighlight Advanced Dive #3

Date
Monday Oct 10, 2011
Please register/pay for the dive by Saturday 10/03/11

 Time Schedule

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

Aquatic Explorers
3301 Rickenbacker Causeway 
Key Biscayne, Florida 33149
(305) 851.8180 or (305) 807.2857

How to get there:

Map it

Approximate Number of Proposed Divers
10

Required Diving Qualification
Advanced Open Water Certification/ Nitrox preferred but not required if your buddy is also diving air!

Dive Site

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.

Dive Profile

For Nitrox 32

Tank Mixture
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.

Weather

TBA

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.
Miami Scuba Diving Charters Aquatic Explorers New Launch of boat Explorer I
Equipment

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)

 SIGN-UP HERE!

Please register by 10/03/11

 

Decompression status and repetitive dive plans
All dives are planned for no decompression

Special Safety procedures
Predive Briefing
Arrangement of dive buddies. No club member can dive alone.
Dive buddy checks

Emergency Contacts

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.

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