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First Captain's Chronicles of 2020

First Captain's Chronicles of 2020

January 11, 2020 4 min read

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Student Rental Gear Package Sale

Student Rental Gear Package Sale

November 18, 2019 1 min read

Student Rental Gear Package Sale.  $999 complete Regulator System and BCD.
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Captain's Chronicles October 2019

Captain's Chronicles October 2019

October 22, 2019 2 min read

Ad Feedback, Monkey La La’s, Autumn Colors

Good help is hard to find, especially in SW Florida in the dive industry. Pay is basically a few shekels, diving for free, and occasional tips.

 

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5 Mile Reef Piles Clean-Up

5 Mile Reef Piles Clean-Up

October 02, 2019 1 min read

Another successful Reef Clean-Up on the 5 Mile Reef Piles!  Scuba Marco would like to thank all our volunteers that helped remove 190 items weighing up to 200 lbs from a number of popular Marco Island dive and fishing spots.
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Captain's Chronicles September 2019

Captain's Chronicles September 2019

September 23, 2019 2 min read

My head is in a funky place right now just thinking about all of the negative environmental news feeds (not that other aspects of the news are any more positive). I can’t allow my brain to delve too deep into it, it becomes depressing! So once again I’ve defaulted into aquatic ostrich mode... 
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I’m a certified diver, now What?

I’m a certified diver, now What?

September 23, 2019 2 min read

So, you finished your Open Water Course, Congratulations! Now What? Go dive!! Practice your new skills, work on your buoyancy, have some fun. The common question for a large percentage of new divers, especially for single divers, is “How do I go diving?” 
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Captain's Chronicles May 2019

Captain's Chronicles May 2019

May 24, 2019 2 min read

Amazing Vis/Funky Seaweed, Modern Day Prophets, Chief Seattle’s Letter
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Captain's Chronicles April 2019

Captain's Chronicles April 2019

April 24, 2019 3 min read

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly....

There is plenty of good transpiring in Southwest Florida currently and my calendar has a very optimistic aura to it right now. 

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Captain's Chronicles February 2019

Captain's Chronicles February 2019

February 16, 2019 2 min read

Unfortunately the song remains the same; there is not much to chronicle under southwest Florida’s water so far this year. The bulk of our diving has been search and recovery... we had a wallet, glasses, and even a drone! 
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Captain's Chronicles January 2019

Captain's Chronicles January 2019

January 18, 2019 2 min read

Out with the old and in with the new!

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Captain's Chronicles November 2018

January 08, 2019 3 min read

Being Thankful and Having Hope
I’m not a huge holiday person but Thanksgiving has always been my favorite. Families gather (not that every relationship in a family is peachy) but many of us manage to put disputes and differences aside, if only for a day. We gorge on deliciousness to the point we have trouble moving, so we wobble to the couch and take a nap. How perfectly sensible is that? 
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Dive Advice: Redundant Air Supply

Dive Advice: Redundant Air Supply

November 16, 2018 2 min read

An interesting observation I frequently make is how few divers utilize redundant air supply systems. The redundant system I am referring to is a separate cylinder, regulator, and submersible pressure gauge (mini button type is fine.)
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