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Dive Buddy for Gulf Shores 11/19/11
mmuratet - 11/16/2011 3:17 PM
Category: Buddy Wanted
Replies: 3

Looking for a dive buddy this weekend in Gulf Shores/FL panhandle. Need several more to have enough for boat, or we can dive from the beach.
SaintsReturn - 11/18/2011 6:54 AM
Where are you wanting to dive?
mmuratet - 11/18/2011 7:34 AM
I was looking at the boat operated by the Down Under Dive Shop in Gulf Shores. They say they need six to go out and right now they say they have three. But, I would still have to find a buddy on the boat. Sorry, the first post was a little brief.

I have never dived Gulf Shores or the FL panhandle and anywhere the boat went would be novel to me. I have family in Gulf Shores (and a place to stay) and I am hoping to get down there once a month or so and dive. I live in Huntsville. I would also be willing to go to Destin or Vortex Springs or the Pelham quarry. I’d be OK with beach diving, I’ve heard there are some spots. I would like to dive on the Oriskany at some point. I think there’s a boat from Destin that goes out every weekend.

I am a recent AOW with a nitrox cert.. I have 21 dives logged, two greater than 90’. I have all my own gear except a tank. I started diving in 1973, took a 40 year break, got re-certified and now I’m back diving again.

My email is and my cell is 256 759 4239. I’ll be calling Down Under later today to see if they got enough reservations to take the boat out. If the boat is not going out, I may skip this weekend, but I am always looking for dive buddies. I’d be happy to discuss future dives.

mmuratet - 11/18/2011 1:27 PM
Boat cancelled. I will be in Gulf Shores next weekend for sure for a family visit. If the boat does not sail, I’m up for a beach dive.