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Badger Matt
08-19-2007, 18:38
Not much to say...just moved to the Tampa area a little over a month ago. First cert'd in '82 (only dove a few times in the FL panhandle then) and just did it again, with my 14-year-old son this time, last month. We've done a little spring, beach and Gulf diving around here and took a short trip to Key Largo for a few dives.

justross
08-19-2007, 19:02
Have an recommendations for diving charters in Tampa?

DivingsInMyBlood
08-19-2007, 21:29
welcome my friend

Badger Matt
08-20-2007, 04:47
justross -- we went out with Tanks-A-Lot (Clearwater) -- no drama, safe, out and back, but we only hit two shallow dives; Masthead and Veterans reefs.

creggur
08-20-2007, 06:25
Welcome to the boards, sounds like a lot of fun with your son!!!!

You'll find a lot of nice folks here, Enjoy!!

Foo2
08-20-2007, 11:27
Welcome to ST Matt! Woohooo for family dive buddies!

justross
10-17-2007, 19:27
Matt did you have a dive master or guide with you in the water?

Bill22
10-20-2007, 06:17
Hi Matt! Welcome to the board :-) I spent 18 years in Orlando. Lot's of good diving within easy driving distance of you :-)

cheebaweebie
10-22-2007, 15:36
Matt,
I live in Palm Harbor... a great charter you can look into is Narcosis Dive Center in Tarpon Springs. The owner is Capt. Joyce. Is is a little lady with a lot of fire in her... Her charters run out all over the place. I even think they do middle grounds trips. Good Peeps though.

Also there is a more local forum at Spearfishing Planet - Powered by vBulletin (http://www.spearfishingplanet.com) that could steer you to more places out of St.Petersburg.

Happy diving and keep me informed on how it goes. Welcome to the board and to the area.