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Creature Feature Feeding Dive
in Key Largo
Sunday, March 19th

CAPTAIN SLATE'S must see dive is his world famous Creature Feature! Tamed and nurtured for over 25 years, his "pets" have been seen in over 60 TV shows, including 60 Minutes, Discovery, Animal Planet, and Ripley's Believe It or Not!

Sunday Morning, March 19th divers meet at Captain Slate's in Tavernier Key for check-in no later than 8AM - boat leaves at 8:30 sharp!
It is a two-tank trip with shallow depths (20'-30') with lots of marine life.

We are chartering the boat for our group so make sure to secure your spot with Dixie Divers!!
Cost of the trip is $70 plus rentals

This trip will sell out fast, so be sure and reserve your spots today(954)420-0009

Spring Cleaning Sale
Equipment Exchange and BBQ
Saturday, March 25th

Our very own Dixie Divers Flea Market.!
Bring your scuba dive equipment to exchange, price accordingly and show to the dive community; you'll have a chance to sell or exchange for something else. This is a great opportunity to renew or refresh your scuba equipment and get rid of old equipment for some extra cash. Takes place from 9am to 4pm on Saturday.

We are also having a sale on new equipment in the store - and we have plenty of gear! We also offer deals on trade-ins.

And what would a spring event be without a BBQ?? Chef Tony is back to deliver more burgers and hot dogs.. so come by, hang out, and enjoy a fun Saturday with Dixie Divers!

Call us with any questions!!

Last Limit Lobster Dive
End of Lobster Season
Friday, March 31st

Our last dive for the 2016 lobster season
The Lady Go Diver will be doing 2 drift dives Friday morning, March 31st...the last chance to get your limit!!
Depths will be anywhere from 60' to 80' and all level divers and spearos are welcome!!

Call us for your reservation - 954-420-0009

Jupiter Spearfishing Trip
with Florida Scuba Charters
Saturday, April 8th

Saturday, April 8th, we're taking the day to enjoy a change of scenery. We'll be diving Jupiter with Florida Scuba Charters. The Sea Scout will be doing 2 drift dives for us to go hunt and check out some different sites. Advanced and Nitrox certs are highly recommended and DSMBs are required to dive.
Trip is $60 plus rentals.

Call us with any questions and to book your reservation!! 954-420-0009

FWC Lionfish Seminar and
Lionfish Hunting Excursion
April 20th & 21st

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is sponsoring a trip to promote Invasive Lionfish awareness and efforts to keep the reefs clean.

Divers will have the benefit of a seminar before-hand that focuses on lionfish, their invasion, FWC control programs, and harvest methods. They will have a table full of lionfish informational materials, promo items and goodies, and a lionfish to demonstrate handling and fillet demonstration.
This is going to be a very informational seminar and a chance to mingle and share stories with other divers that share an interest in cleaning up our reefs!

The dive will take place Friday morning at 8 AM. It is recommended that divers bring their own polespear and liofish containment unit - however FWC will have 4 sets of ZooKeepers and Neritic polespears to use but divers will have to share the equipment.
All of our registered divers will receive a %10 discount on lionfish equipment.

The seminar will be Thursday evening, April 20th from 6PM to 7PM
The dive will be Friday morning, April 21st at 8AM

*** FWC is generous enough to sponsor this event - which means our divers will get on board for just $10 plus rentals!!! ***
All they ask is to keep the collected lionfish for research!!

You know this trip is going to SELL OUT so register your spot ASAP!!

Call us for more info and to reserve your spot!!

Dive the Spiegel Grove and USCGC Bibb
in Key Largo
Sunday Morning, April 30th

We are leading a Key Largo trip to dive the Spiegel Grove and Bibb wrecks on Sunday, April 30th. Come join us to dive two of the best wrecks in the Florida Keys. We'll be driving down to Ocean Divers in Key Largo for these dives. The first will be on the Spiegel Grove, one of the biggest artificial reefs in the world. Almost 2 football fields long and sitting upright in 140' of water. The other dive will be on the USCGC Bibb, a 327' ship lying on her starboard side in 135' of sea water.

We are chartering their 42' Newton for a true Dixie Divers field trip!!

Price per person will be $70 plus rentals & gratuity for the crew
An extra $20.00 gets you a ride in the Dixie Divers van.
The van leaves Dixie Divers at5:45 AM

Check-in time is 7:30 AM - Boat departs at 8:00 AM sharp.

Please be at least Advanced Open Water Certified with Enriched Air (Nitrox) or a Deep Specialty Certification (or be enrolled with your instructor).

This trip will sell out fast, so be sure and reserve your spots today


Deerfield Beach Pier Cleanup 2017
Saturday, June 17th
8AM Registration
9AM - 12PM Cleanup and Dive!!

Dixie Divers with help of City of Deerfield Beach has arranged to have Deerfield Beach Pier closed on June 17th 2017 from 9:00am until 12:00pm so that divers can maneuver among the pilings with safety. Volunteers are needed to dive the pier and for the land duties such as pulling up the buckets the divers will fill with mono-filament line and lead sinkers and to co-ordinate the surface onlookers. All volunteers can keep as many lead sinkers as they like or you can help by cleaning the beach or by just talking about diving and our local environment. Mono-filament line is a hazard to many sea creatures especially sea turtles and birds who get wrapped up and cannot free themselves. These poor creatures eventuallystarve so please join us and help clean our local area of this danger to our underwater friends. This is the 6th annual Reef Sweep presented by Dixie Divers. City of Deerfield Beach will keep records of the trash weights and different composition. Dixie Divers will be video taping the divers and volunteers who participate for a DVD that will be given to City of Deerfield Beach and Broward County for their environmental education programs. Dixie Divers has received a recognition for excellence from 2010 PADI Americas for Project Aware Marine Environmental Award. The Pier dive is one of the most fun for local divers because of the variety of creatures and the abundance of life there. Normally closed to divers because of fishing this once a year treat lets us help the environment and dive a forbidden spot all at the same time.

Procedure for All Volunteer (Divers, Snorkelers and helpers out of water)

-Unload in front of the pier, anyone who wants to park in the pier parking lot will have to pay.
- Park Free at Main Parking Lot. (the one on the side of Fire Station)
- Registration is from 8:00 A.M.- 9:00 A.M.
- Must have C card or Certification Number for Divers and Liability release signed before get in the water.
- Dives are from the Beach
- Bring cutting tools (for mono-filament) snips, scissors, and small rake.
- Free event t-shirt to all volunteers.
- Bring family members for the Beach Clean up and help on the top of pier.

Please contact Dixie Divers at (954) 420-0009 for more information.


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