ADA eNews: Your October Newsletter is Here!
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Reef Report Sept. 28th: North Tavernier with Capt. Slates

Dive 1  Davis Reef, seas 2', depth 25', vis. 50; water temp. 84 degrees, no current. Sightings - Buddha statue, 3 stingrays, 1 eagle ray, 1 moray, 1 nurse shark, schooling Bermuda chubs.

Dive 2.  N. Conch reef, (new site) seas 2', depth 25;, vis. 40', water temp. 84 degrees, slight current.  Sightings - multiple schools of goat fish (the most ever on a single dive), scattered schools of grunt, snapper, brilliant blue parrot fish, total fish population the most ever on a single dive in the Keys.

-- ADA Founder and President Lon Von Lintel
Photo courtesy of ADA member Carol Cox
Make plans to join us for our end of season event on October 4th!

TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO RSVP FOR FREE RAFFLE, FREE BBQ, FREE DIVE!! Join us this Saturday October 4th for our annual end-of-season event at John U Lloyd State Park, Jetty Pavilion. We've collected lots of fabulous prizes from our dive shop partners including dive equipment, free trips, fill cards, and more great swag. It's all free, but you MUST RSVP by calling Lon at 305-251-4975 to reserve your space BY TODAY October 1st! Learn more >>
Photos courtesy of ADA member Rachel Davis

Your October Newsletter is Here!

Highlights from this edition:

-- Watch a video of ADA members restoring coral reefs with CRF Learn more >>

-- There's still space left for our amazing ADA international trip to Fiji in March Learn more >>

-- What lies beneath the town pier in Bonaire may surprise you! Learn more >>

-- Learn about the Southeast Florida Coral Reef Initiative Learn more >>

-- How Nitrox training can help you stay down longer Learn more >>

-- Going down on the Vandenberg in Key West Learn more >>

There's still Great Diving left this season!

Conditions are excellent. Make plans to join us now. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3:

1. Choose your dives below or see the complete dive schedule >>
2. Call Lon at 305-251-4975 to reserve your dives
3. Pay conveniently online or mail a check payable to Active Divers Association to Jerry Kosakowski, 298 NW 83rd Lane, Coral Springs, FL 33071!

South Tavernier
Don't miss the post-dive BBQ!

Sunday, October 12th: One of the best ADA member bargains is our delicious post-dive barbecues. After a full day of sun, salt water and wonderful diving, what could be better than coming back to the smell of delicious burgers and dogs hot off the grill? This and all the fixings for only $10! Plan to stay for the BBQ after this dive. Check in at Florida Keys Dive Center at 12:00 p.m.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Gerry Callis

Spiegel Grove Wreck
Experience Florida's best wreck dive!

Saturday, October 18th: Come experience the big one! This retired Navy transport ship was sunk to create a new coral-reef ecosystem. The Spiegel Grove is one of the largest ships ever sunk for this purpose. Advanced criterion applies. Meet at Capt. Slates Atlantis Dive Center at noon. Check in at Florida Keys Dive Center at 12:00 p.m.

West Palm Beach

Swift Currents and Plentiful Marine Life
Saturday, October 25th: Drift dive in swift currents and observe a plethora of marine life at the 60-80 foot profile. Many sharks, turtles, and schooling tropicals. The unique environment makes for a very interesting and exciting dive. Advanced criterion applies. Check in at Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures at noon.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Helen Colby

North Tavernier
Check out the new Capt. Slates.

Sunday, November 2nd: Yes, after 36 years (1978) Capt's Slates has moved to a new location you will love even more at Mile Marker 90.7 in Tavernier. Along with this comes 25 new beautiful dive sites to explore with many morays, schooling tropicals, turtles, and the occasional spotted eagle ray. Check in at the new Capt. Slates in Tavernier at 12:00 p.m.
Photo courtesy of ADA member Helen Colby
For more information see our latest ADA Newsletter, The Mouthpiece.

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