Lower Keys Reefs & Shipwrecks
It was a blast to have Troop 8 aboard and watch them progress through their SCUBA skills, and enjoy the salt life. I’m not sure who enjoyed it more, Troop 8 or the BSA Burglar crew!
July 19, 2022 was a nice day for SCUBA diving. With certifications done, all dives at this point are fun dives, no more instruction – time to implement new skills. First on the itinerary was a dive spot named Labyrinth, and spur and groove reef. Then, on to a similar type of reef named Boink.… Continue reading July 19, 2022 – Troop 70, Day 3
Wednesday Cathy and I went snorkeling at Cheeca Rocks, about one mile from Breezy Palms Resort. I went and got the boat from Caloosa Cove Marina and ran it about 5 miles up to our place. It was a wonderful dive, the visibility was good and the reef was alive with life. We saw: grouper,… Continue reading July 13, 2022 – April Cathy & Ernie in Islamorada
Cathy and April came to the keys for a visit with Ernie and we went out in the boat to make sure the sun went down 🙂 After checking in to the Breezy Palms Resort near BSA Sea Base, we went boat riding to see the sights. We stopped and toured the Boy Scout Sea… Continue reading July 12, 2022 – April Cathy & Ernie in Islamorada
The gang from Troop 5 was lucky to get good weather for 3 days and did a great job in the water getting SCUBA certified!
July 6, 2022 – Keeley, Louis, and Sean got certified by instructors KL and Spencer at Pillars dive site, diving from BSA Burglar! See link below for a Google photo album 🙂
Reggae at sunset at Book Key Harbor – good vibes!
June 19-21 brought nice diving conditions and Troop 70 from University Park in Texas. The gang did great!
Today, I had breakfast at Anne’s Beach. I brought my bicycles to SeaBase, which allows me to take rides in the area. Today is June 13, Mom’s birthday so it was nice to grab some fresh guava with cream cheese pastries from the corner store and some coffee and reflect on Mom’s life.
There is a small park near the sea base with a nice gazebo and a waterfront view! Nice cool cloudy rainy day and a sub for dinner, and easy bike ride from sea base Sent from my iPhone
I’m going through orientation and training this week, preparing for participants in the last week of May
I got to Sea Base and am looking forward to spending the summer with Boy Scouts learning to SCUBA dive. https://www.bsaseabase.org/
BSA Burglar dove Alligator Reef and Rocky Top dive spots. Farther below is a comment box, please drop me a note! It was great to have you aboard… Captain Ernie
Please post links to photos using file sharing sites such as Dropbox, Flikr, OneDrive, Google Photos etc. using the comment box below so we can all share!Thank you Ginger for the cool rainbow picture!
good times in the keys
Me and Andrew at Robbie's in the Keys… high adventure!
office view 1 June 2021