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!
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!
OMG I checked the NOAA weather forecast and yeech – a gale warning! Anchor pro is a great app. It keeps track of the boats position while at anchor and sounds the alarm if the boat goes outside of the set area. it keeps a history of what the boat’s been doing so you can… Continue reading Gale Warning
After sailing from Key Biscayne to Fort Lauderdale, I took the dinghy over to George English Park where I had my bicycle locked up. I rode to the store for a few things. I’ll spend the night here in Sunrise Bay this evening… and go back to my dock at Oakland Terrace in morning. The… Continue reading 7jan2021 Overnight in Fort Lauderdale
Even though the wind was directly from the south initially I had to jibe a few times so I couldn’t run parallel to shore to make the best time. Eventually the wind switched and I was able to travel almost straight north toward Fort Lauderdale without changing course.