July 28, 2007
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July 29, 2007: Boynton Beach, Florida

A Suzuki's 1000th dive
"San Remo" - "Seagate"
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Suzuki's 1000th dive went off without a hitch on the first dive of the day, but ...
Diving in the Atlantic Ocean:
  • Directions from Tampa: I usually head down HW60 to Yeehaw Junction, then take the Turnpike south. I get off of the Turnpike at Lake Worth Road.
  • Conditions on the day of my visit: Sunny

  • Personal Notes: My second dive of the day ended up being 3 dives.

    While the dive computer registered them as just one dive, this is how it went:
    1. I jump into the water, not realizing that the trip to the back of the boat to jump in went a lot more easily than usual. About 30 feet down I realize I don't have any fins on. It takes me a bit to get back up to the surface safely ...
    2. After getting my fins, Nancy the dive master said "There's your flag." Only, it wasn't. There were two divers I didn't recognize. I failed to locate Suzuki so I hung out with these guys for around 45 minutes. They were kicking and not stopping for anything, so there was no opportunity to stop and enjoy what I saw. So I surfaced ...
    3. When I got back to the boat, I still had about 20 minutes of dive time left, and plenty of air. Captain Leo asked me if I wanted to be dropped on the right flag, and I said, "Yeah what the heck!" It was a good choice - we saw an octopus right after I joined her.


Dive data for dives on this day:

Dive Site Name Max Depth Minutes Water Temp
369 San Remo 78 feet 62 min. 84 F
370 Seagate 68 feet 70 min. 86 F
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