Dive # 3 Florida Keys

Date Sunday FEB 19th, 2011 Please register/pay  for the dive by 02/13

Time Schedule 7:45 a.m. – Briefing and Waivers

8:30 a.m. – Boat Departs

12:30 p.m.- Boat Returns

 12:30 p.m. – Debrief

1:00 p.m. Lunch

Dive charter & Location

Florida Key Dive Center Charter

 (305) 852-4599
 

Directions:

follow the turnpike south to Florida City.  The turnpike turns into U.S. 1.  Follow this south to Key Largo and Tavernier.Florida Keys Dive Center: Keep coming south on US 1 to Mile Marker 90.5.  You will have gone over the Tavernier Creek Bridge.  At the stoplight, we are on your left with a mural of two dolphins and a diver on the side of the building.Points to Look for: Florida City begins the “18 Mile Stretch” at approximately Mile Marker 125.  The beginning of Key Largo is at Mile Marker 107.  The Holiday Inn is at Mile Marker 100.  Immediately after the Holiday Inn is the second stoplight in the Keys.  Florida Keys Dive Center is about 10 miles south at the fourth stoplight in the Keys.

Approximate Number of Proposed Divers 10

Required Diving Qualification Open Water Certification

Dive Site

Key Largo/ Islamorada reefs

Lets get some lionfish and trash out of the water

Dive Profile

Tank Mixture AIR, 21% Oxygen Nitrox

Weather

Sunday: S wind 11 to 16 kt becoming WSW in the afternoon. Isolated showers. Seas around 2 ft.

Boat Description and Amenities

There is pleanty of space  under each seat to store your dive bags! They have a U.S.Coast Guard approved vessel. 

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

 SIGN-UP HERE!

34.99$/diver for charter (includes any tax and crew tip!)
50.90$/ diver for charter & tanks (includes any tax and crew tip!)

These rates do not exist, they are ONLY available through the club made possible by the club membership fees!  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)

Must register before 2/13/12

Not a member? Sign up Now! Click here.
Not an FIU student, faculty or Alumni? Friends of the scuba cats can participate in all of our dives if spots on the boat are available after our club divers sign up. The cost to non-members will be 50$ for the dive charter only (including any taxes and crew tips), or 67$ for the dive charter and tanks only (including any taxes and crew tips).

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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