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History of Diving Museum offers FDC Members $2.00 off Admission

The History of Diving Museum located at 82990 Overseas Highway Tavernier, Florida 33036 is offering a $2.00 discount off museum admission to Florida Dive Connection members. Visit the “Diving Around Florida” page for your discount. The History of Diving Museum, in Islamorada, Florida Keys, tells the international story of mankind’s attempts to explore, understand and [...]

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History of Diving Museum- Tavernier, Florida

Florida Dive Connection Members get $2.00 off admission to the museum. The History of Diving Museum, in Islamorada, Florida Keys, tells the international story of mankind’s attempts to explore, understand and venture under the sea. We also celebrate the special role that South Florida and the Florida Keys played in this untold story. The [...]

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Boat and Passengers Lobster License Law Likely to Change

A bill passed in March by the Florida Legislature could save dive operators a state license fee for lobster season. Pending Governor Rick Scott’s signature, which is expected, the new bill clarifies the current law and states that dive boat owners are not required to have a lobster license for their boats if their dive [...]

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DEMA Plans New Consumer Show for Ft. Lauderdale in 2013

Mark your calendars for April 26th through April 28th 2013 to be in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida for DEMA’s new consumer show, “Be A Diver Adventure Sports Festival.” The event, to be held at the Greater Ft. Lauderdale Convention Center, showcases diving, adventure sports, water sports, and outdoor lifestyles and will include events, music, exhibits, seminars [...]

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Florida Dive Connection Member Sticker

Look for the Florida Dive Connection Member sticker at participating businesses.

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IBM Names New CEO Who’d Rather Be Diving

JACKSONVILLE- IBM has named Virginia M. “Ginni” Rometty as the new CEO of the company and it has caused a stir in the world of golf. The last four IBM CEO’s have all been men and have all been members of the prestigious Augusta National Golf Club. Rometty admits to being a part time golfer [...]

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JUPITER- World War II Era Airplane Found by Divers

On a December 2011 technical dive four miles offshore Jupiter, Florida Randy Jordan, owner of Emerald Dive Charters made an exciting discovery. The remains of a mostly intact WWII era Curtis Helldiver SB2C was resting upside down on the bottom at a depth of about 200 feet. As Jordan swam along with his [...]

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NACD – National Association for Cave Diving

Established in 1968, the National Association for Cave Diving was formed for the purpose of achieving safer cave diving through training and education. This fine organization is involved in all aspects of cave and cavern diving. Their activities include establishing standards of training, equipment, and techniques, hosting and organizing seminars, disseminating information, conservation, [...]

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Volusia County Reef Research Dive Team

The Volusia County Reef Research Dive Team is a nonprofit organization formed to assist the Ponce Inlet and Port District in developing and protecting the county’s permitted artificial reefs. The team is a group of volunteers who monitor the local artificial and natural reefs surveying marine life and the condition of the reefs. This website is [...]

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Bulletin 66 – Springs of Florida

Published by the Florida Geological Survey, Bulletin 66 is a comprehensive listing with detailed information on Florida’s fantastic abundance of springs. This was a three year project undertaken by the state to update and expand upon earlier efforts to catalog, map, and compile data on all the springs of Florida and is being updated periodically. [...]

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