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Let's NIGHT freedive under FULL MOON & explore the coral reef @ Palm Avenue
This is a real capture taken from the webcam @ LBTS showing a full Moon over the ocean on 9/15/16 around 8:00PM (http://www.windjammerresort.com/webcam.html) YES!! Get ready for an exciting NIGHT freediving excursion UNDER FULL MOON to the reef @ Lauderdale by the Sea! Bring your underwater camera, fins, mask and snorkel AND FLASHLIGHT. We provide diving flag. We will swim/snorkel to the drop-off and if the conditions are good, we will cruise along the drop-off and explore the incredible surrounding coral reef to perform 30-40 feet immersions (low and high intensity). If we are lucky enough to have visible full moon, then switch off flashlights and enjoy nature in all its splendor !! With full moon and decent visibility, this usually is a million dollar view. http://lunaf.com/lunar-calendar/2016/09/16/ Nurse sharks, sea turtles, groupers and tarpons are the usual inhabitants. It will require at least 30 minutes swim to the reef plus 30 minutes swim to return. We also perform 5 to 10 high intensity immersions (cruising short intervals at high speed along the deeper side of the drop-off) before heading back to the shore. We meet at the beach near Vista Park (diving flag). Parking Situation: it cost $2/hour which can be paid by phone or cash. Make sure to pay 4 or 5 hours at least. However this location is totally deserted at dusk. Advice: only pay for parking right before jumping into the water to avoid running out of time. OUR TYPICAL FREEDIVING EXCURSION: https://youtu.be/EKnm_RN2NLU VERY IMPORTANT. Please understand that we can change the diving spot for another better in the last minute if the conditions are not good. We will send a message to all the freedivers if this happen. We do it because is better option than cancel a meetup if the visibility is not good enough. We recommend as a rule of thumb to check details 30 minutes before meetup starts. So please be flexible and stay tuned! Winter or summer, shine or rain, windy or calm. We only cancel it if there is a very serious risk in the sea conditions (strong thunderstorm, hurricane, cataclysm, asteroid strike)

Palm Avenue parking street

1 Palm Ave, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL 33308 · Fort Lauderdale, FL

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*** We are currently looking for a BOAT owner/diver. If you want to team with us to explore exceptional diving spots and get free training, please contact organizer for more details. Locations: Keys/Miami/Broward/Palm Beach ***

Appointed year round group for people interested in snorkeling, swimming and freediving. We freedive/snorkel/swim in open water and explore all the coral reefs around South Florida, especially the one located at Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Physical activity blended with fun.

Our typical excursion starts from the beach and usually consist of 30 minutes snorkel/swim to the diving spot, 1 to 2 hours cruising along the reef (drop off) and 30 minutes back to the beach (2 to 4 hours activity). Recommended to have: mask, snorkel and freediving fins. Group is open to Swimmers, Snorkelers and Freedivers.

Our group is focused in oceans protection and conservancy - Preserve the reefs
The coral reefs around South Florida need conservation efforts. For more info visit: HealthyReefs.org (http://healthyreefs.org/)

Meetup, Inc. and Swimmers, Snorkelers and Freedivers do NOT maintain health, auto, home, life or other insurance policies applicable to members of Coral Reef Swimmers, Snorkelers and Freedivers. This is a notice to you that risks associated with you and your guests participation in Swimmers, Snorkelers and Freedivers events are solely your responsibility. Attendance at a Swimmers, Snorkelers and Freedivers event is your acknowledgement that you assume all risk and that you release Swimmers, Snorkelers and Freedivers and members of Swimmers, Snorkelers and Freedivers from any and all liability for personal injury, property damage, or death.

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