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S2EP1 – “Lionfish Re-visited”
In this episode of Dive Charter, I wanted to do a follow-up episode on the war on lionfish and whether or not what divers were doing was making a difference since our last lionfish episode. While creating this episode, we learned about local retailers that had started selling lionfish…
S2EP11 – “Lionfish Re-visited” has a running time of 25 minutes.VIEW HERE
S2EP2 – “Hurricane”
In this episode of Dive Charter, I wanted to do show what the dive boats had to do to get ready for a hurricane. We all know that hurricanes cause a lot of damage on land, but I also wanted to show viewers how much damage can happen underwater!
S2EP2 – “Hurricane” has a running time of 16 minutes.VIEW HERE
SEASON 1 EPISODES
Check out our archive of Season 1 episodes available for viewing…
S1EP1 – “Pilot”
As a way to introduce the dive boat and crew for the pilot episode, I had an idea to follow someone as they did their Open Water SCUBA course. I spread the word, and my friend Pam Dino said she was interested in doing it. She was a trooper as cameras followed her from the day she walked into the dive shop, to her last ladder exit on the dive boat…
Episode 1 – “Pilot” has a running time of 13 minutes.VIEW HERE
S1EP2 – “Mini-Season Madness”
In deciding what to do for Episode 2, I realized we were approaching lobster season and, knowing the kinds of crazy things that occur during the mad rush of Mini-Season, decided to showcase how the crew handles lobster hunters and other boats in order to keep everyone safe….
Episode 2 – “Mini-Season Madness” has a running time of 17 minutesVIEW HERE
S1EP3 – “Battle Lines”
In Episode 3, I wanted to showcase the problem we are having locally with the increasing numbers of lionfish on the reefs. We talked to various personnel on the front lines in the battle against lionfish, and we even heard about a place in Key Largo that has them on the menu…
Episode 3 – “Battle Lines” has a running time of 23 minutesVIEW HERE
S1EP4 – “‘Wrecked’ in Pompano Beach”
For Episode 4 I had an idea to showcase some of the area’s wreck diving, and to tell the stories of how a couple of those wrecks were placed on the ocean floor. We found a couple of men who were involved in prepping the wrecks and they told us quite a few entertaining stories….
Episode 4 – “‘Wrecked’ in Pompano Beach” has a running time of 30 minutesVIEW HERE
S1EP5 – “Adaptive Diving”
For Episode 5 I wanted to show a little-known side of SCUBA diving: disabled or “Adaptive” diving. For many disabled divers, there’s nothing like leaving gravity for a while and enjoying the underwater world. We talked to 2 people instrumental in adaptive diving programs and also heard from the specially-trained adaptive diver buddies.
Episode 5 – “Adaptive Diving” has a running time of 23 minutesVIEW HERE
S1EP6 – “Tech Diving/Sea Experience/Amanda’s Surprise”
In Episode 6 I wanted to give everyone a little “tease” into the world of technical diving. We are also showcasing our newest member of the “Dive Charter” family, Sea Experience Charters, and I wanted to share with you all a special day in divemaster Amanda’s life.
Episode 6 – “Tech Diving/Sea Experience/Amanda’s Surprise” has a running time of 28 minutesVIEW HERE
S1EP7 – “Shark Myths”
In Episode 7 I wanted to address some public fears regarding sharks, some of which are based on misconceptions and myths. Featuring underwater footage of sharks, as well as an interview with Nikole Ordway of “Shark Savers”, you may learn something new about sharks.
Episode 7 – “Shark Myths” has a running time of 15 minutesVIEW HERE
S1EP8 – “Clean Up” In this episode of Dive Charter, I wanted to get people thinking about the plight of our oceans in the face of constant litter and garbage, and the effect it was having on marine life. With interviews of divers and their thoughts on reef cleanups, we followed some of the divers underwater as they begin their “hunt” for trash on the reefs. Also included are interviews and underwater footage of lionfish hunters as they are on their quest to help eradicate this predator from our reefs. This episode takes place aboard Sea Experience II.
Episode 8 – “Clean Up” has a running time of 10 minutesVIEW HERE
S1EP9 – “Amanda’s Farewell” In this episode of Dive Charter, I wanted to spotlight the divemaster career of Amanda, who has been working on Scubatyme III for 9 years. She recently got married, and she and her husband Jon have decided to leave Florida in search of other adventures. In this episode, we get to talk to some of her friends and Scubatyme III co-workers to get their feelings on her departure. This episode takes place aboard Scubatyme III.
Episode 9 – “Amanda’s Farewell” has a running time of 12 minutesVIEW HERE
S1EP10 – “Lady Luck” In this episode of Dive Charter, I wanted to spotlight a cool event happening in our area – the sinking of an artificial reef. In the 80’s and 90’s, this was a common occurrence, but it’s more rare to see now. The viewer gets to see the sinking from both surface view and aerial view, and listen to some of the divers on the boat – some of whom have experience with this particular ship! This episode takes place aboard Scubatyme III.
Episode 10 – “Lady Luck” has a running time of 13 minutesVIEW HERE