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This is about YOU being able to get the special Package Deals SFDJ has negotiated with the best area Hotels..to enjoy the Best Dive Resort experience possible. possible.

Examples of the benefits of logging in:

  • 1. Much lower prices when reserving  hotel rooms for divers with SFDJ log-in ID
  • 2. All perks we are currently offering  will be immediately offered to you, such as:
    • a. Any "special" boat or hotel deals
    • b. Better fill discounts for air, Nitrox or trimix
    • Shuttle Van availability which is most likely when we have a large number of SFDJ registered Hotel guests in a given week.
    • d. High likelihood of getting you diving with other divers with exactly the same diving interest you have ****Should be the most important perk..see Specific Interest Dive Group article
    • e. Planning tools and Groups Calendar system to help you find the best times to find what you want on a Palm Beach Dive Trip
  • 3. If you are a Scubaboard member, we can alert you when there are several other Scubaboard members in town diving during your trip here
  • 5. Opportunity to be notified and involved in Free Gear Demos, free DIR Dive Experience and Training demos
  • 6. Help us create a larger lobby for Palm Beach Diving which we can leverage with County Tourism to push for better State and local protections for the Palm Beach Reef system.

Beyond being an Underwater Adventure Magazine, SFDJ  is the collaborative infrastructure of the best Dive Operators and best Hotels for diving in Palm Beach county Florida..SFDJ is the system the hotels and boats are using to connect with traveling and local divers, and if you don't login each time you visit, the boats and hotels won't be able to offer you the best deals and ideas we have come up with.


This is hot stuff.. Divers come to Palm Beach from all over the world, for this...The Inshore Ledge is where, and what, most diveboats will assume divers will want to see first.

It is a dramatic structure, with so much life cascading off the ledge face it is actually difficult to know where to concentrate your attention.

The Inshore Ledge is a place where schools of fish are concentrated, where you can swim yourself right into a cloud so dense you may lose sight of other divers in your group. Marine Life targets this ledge…. fish are drawn to large structure, and this structure has been calling out to them for a millennia. As you go through this article, if this zone appears to be one of the zones you are going to want to dive, the real question for you will become: "how do I want to dive this"… will you want to stick your head into every coral cave, looking for morays, Peterson Shrimp, or Blennies.... Or, will you be after some-

thing much more elusive and harder to spot. Will you want to cover 20 feet of ledge in 10 minutes? OR, will you want to see as much of the big stuff as you can, as quickly as you can. Will you be swimming at a fairly fast cruising pace on this mission to search out and discover, covering a mile in 20 minutes, aided by the drift current helping you in your quest, like a big escalator. You actually "need" to think about which of these two extremes you are closer to, so that we can find a group that enjoys the same pace and "sight seeing behavior" that you enjoy.

Divers get dropped virtually right on top of the inshore ledge. They will be moved along the reef by the current, allowing an effortless tour if this is their pleasure. When they see something that they want to take a close and stationary look at, the diver just gets lower to the bottom, where the escalator virtually stops for them, and the group they are with will be wanting to see this attraction as well.