Past Meetup

NC Gulfstream Dive at Frying Pan Tower and Capt Greg Mickey wreck

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We have a trip for (2) of the best beginner / intermediate dives off NC coast. We will go 46 miles out to the Gulfstream and dive the Frying Pan Tower and Capt Greg Mickey wreck. These dives are only 55-80 foot depth. Since we are "offshore", the viz is very good and the temps have been in the 80's. This is a fantastic dive with Sand Tiger Sharks, schools of Crevalle, King Mackerel, Dolphin, Angelfish, along with lots of tropical fish at depth. Outstanding visibility and low current is to be expected. A SMB or safety “sausage” is required on this dive due to distance and possible current. This dive is one of the most premier dives in the Carolinas.The boat can take 18 divers

Cost- CALL SCUBA NOW AND RESERVE YOUR SPOT! $140 per person Remember we are going out to the Gulfstream to the best wrecks and conditions. If we get 11 persons, the trip INCLUDES 2 tanks (High Pressure 100's) with the $140. You can rent full gear for $45. You can get air or nitrox tanks. FYI- you can get Nitrox certified online course (no pool work) for $120 by contacting Paul at Carolina Dive Center, (919) 341-2787.

Accomodations- Scuba Now told me Hampton Inn or Waterway Lodge are close by.

Other- -Call or email Allen Martin[masked] or Kelly Stewart[masked](h) with any questions, carpool, room / roommate, etc. Note- I will be at Oktoberfest Munich Oct 3- Oct 7 so unavail that time.

Reserve your spot now- All you need to do is Reply YES to the Meetup Event AND call Scuba Now and reserve with them. ONLY REPLY YES IF YOU ARE GOING. Anyone flaking out will be banned from the ocean. The boat has committed to take us- you have to commit, pay and go. You can cancel and get full refund if 7 days or more before OCT 12. After that YOU can not cancel. If seas are bad on OCT 11, the SHOP will cancel the dive before 5pm OCT 11 and give full refund. I will be watching conditions and giving updates as we get closer to OCT 12. Don't miss this trip!

Where to meet- If you need gear meet at the shop (6A, 5725 Oleander Dr, Wilmington NC 28403). If you don't need gear meet at boat (#4 Marina Street, Wrightsville Beach between Blue Water Grill and the bridge) no later that 615A. Free parking at the marina in the "slanted spots". The shop will bring the tanks to the boat. Boat departs at 630A.

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