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New Diver - Ft. Lauderdale
steiner1978 - 6/11/2012 9:21 AM
Category: Buddy Wanted
Replies: 6

New in town and newly certified. Looking for a local buddy. I own all of my own equipment except tanks. I am in school during the week but I am free after 4PM every day and every day all day on weekends. Will drive north, south, east, or west. I’m ready. Let’s go.
LatitudeAdjustment - 6/11/2012 11:42 AM
It’s a shame you’ll need to drive so much to find diving :) Even the free shore diving in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is great!
steiner1978 - 6/11/2012 12:52 PM
Well, I’ll have to do a little driving either way, as I am currently living in Weston.
scubajack - 6/12/2012 4:58 AM
The shore diving around here is nice. I like swimming out to the white floats south of the atlantic pier. There is a ledge out there that is fantastic. Be careful with the boat traffic.

I am heading to Blue Heron Bridge today. High tide is 3:31 pm.

ScubaDreaminn - 6/13/2012 10:50 AM
Welcome to the wonderful world of diving! Sounds like you are already hooked...can’t blame you at all. Have you emailed members in your area directly? When I was planning a trip, I did a search on here for divers in the area and sent them each an email, almost all of them responded and I ended up finding some great new dive buddies.

Also, there is a meetup group in the Ft. Lauderdale area and they dive all the time (in fact someone is off for the Summer and looking for buddies)...check em out at, great group of divers!

Good luck and when we are back over in the area I will give you a shout!

IhanaKuu - 6/18/2012 7:55 PM
Hello, I am from the area and looking for dive buddies as well.
FritzMoore - 7/02/2012 3:44 AM
Hey I am in the Davie - Fort Lauderdale area. If you want to do a weekend dive let me know. I am really into boat diving but I am willing to do shore dives also. Oh and welcome to Florida!