Results of our September 18, 2004 Monterey Clean Up Dive:

HOW MUCH WAS BROUGHT UP: Approximately 4 TONS - GREAT JOB!!!

Participants: 60 Divers and 10 On-shore volunteers.

Sponsors:

The Harbor Master of Monterey
The City of Monterey
The Diving Community

STATISTICS ON THE DIVERS WHO PARTICIPATED:

Average age of divers:39.95

Youngest diver: 14

Oldest diver: 77

Oldest certified: 1960

Newest certified: 2004

Percent of divers who stayed overnight in the Monterey area for this event (there was a Jazz Festival and Cherry Juvilee this weekend, hotels were full): 23

Average distance driven (one way) to this dive: 75

Nearest distance: 1 mile

Farthest distance: California: 135 miles; International: 6000+

Certification Breakdown: PADI, SSI, NAUI, YMCA, Misc,

PRIZES DONATED BY:

Advanced Diving Technologies, Pittsburg, www.adtscuba.com

Any Water Sports, San Jose, www.anywater.com

Aquarius Del Monte, Monterey, www.aquariusdivers.com

Bamboo Reef, San Francisco, www.bambooreef.com/index.html

Bamboo Reef, Monterey, www.bambooreef.com/index.html

Bamboo Reef, Rohnert Park www.bambooreef.com/index.html

Blue Water Aquatics, Sunnyvale, www.bluewater-aquatics.com

Captain Aqua's, Hayward, www.captainaqua.com/index.htm

Captain Aqua's, Dublin, www.captainaqua.com

Dolphin Scuba Center, Scaramento, www.dolphinscuba.com

Glen's Aquarius II, Monterey, www.aquarius2.com

Habor Dive Center, Sausalito, www.harbordive.com

Manta Ray Dive Center, Monterey, www.mantaraydive.com

Monterey Bay Dive Center, Monterey, www.montereyscubadiving.com

Steele's - The Original, Oakland, 510-655-4344

Peninsula Dive Center, Mt. View, www.pendive.com

FREE AIR FILLS ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT:

Aquarius Dive Shop, Monterey

Bamboo Reef, Monterey

Glen's Aquarius II, Monterey

Manta Ray Dive, Monterey

Monterey Bay Dive Center, Monterey

BBQ HOSTED BY:

SAN FRANCISCO REEF DIVERS and CenCal

SOME OF WHAT WE FOUND:

Most Noteworthy: 3 Fire Hydrant Plugs & 1 ADULT Themed Cigarette Lighter

Most bizarre: 45 caliber (chambered) slug

Funniest: Razor Scooter

Largest item: Forklift Cart

Smallest Item: One inch Skateboard

Over present: Toilet + toilet bowel float

Most valuable: VW key & Bicycle

OTHER ITEMS FOUND:

    Mattress, Eyeglasses, Cans & Bottles, Beach Chairs, Bathroom/kitchen tiles, Part of a Sink, PCV Piping, Assorted Metal: pipes, frames, brackets, rods, wire, industrial lampshade, sheet metal, Hose, Cables, Tires, Batteries, Boat Ladder, (Parts) Knives, Denim Rider Jeans (36inch), Flashlights, Box Cutters Golf club & ball, Fish lures, Goodie bag & weight belt

This Page Last Updated 09-24-04

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