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Captain Tony aka M/V Becks is a boat accessible salt water dive site, located in Boynton Beach, FL 33437. This dive site has an average rating of 4.00 out of 5 from 1 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 81-90ft/25-27m. The average visibility is 51-60ft/16-18m.

GPS: 26°28.885’ N, 80°2.344’

Nice Wreck. 100 Ft approx Bow to Stern.

Goliath Grouper

The Captain Tony a.k.a. M/V Becks was sunk on October 22, 1996 in
85 feet of water where she sits upright with her bow to the

Originally named the M/V Becks, this 167 foot long Dutch freighter
was renamed the Captain Tony in memory of Captain Tony Townsend a local dive
charter captain.

Today there is much to see on this wreck and there are
numerous opportunities to penetrate the wreck with reasonable safety. Look for
several large Jewfish that sometimes hangout in the engine room.
On a good day, with little current and decent visibility, you can follow the
artificial reef rubble piles that connect the Captain Tony (85 fsw) and the
Budweiser Bar (95 fsw).

When starting
from the Captain Tony, leave the wreck from the bow on the port side (southeast
corner) and follow the rock piles to the South while favoring a slightly
eastward course to deeper water. The swim takes about 10 minutes and is best
done on Nitrox EANx36 to get the bottom time you need to see both wrecks and
make the return swim.


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