Rebel Wreck Dive
Type of DiveAdvanced Wreck Dive.
Skill LevelThis dive is for advanced open water diver’s or open water diver’s under the direct supervision of an instructor..
Dive Site DepthsThe depth is around 78 feet to the top of the wreck and around 110 feet to the sand. The Rebel (St. Andrea) is oriented with the bow facing north.
Dive Site LocationThe Rebel is located in the sand 5.15 Nm @ 181 from Hillsboro Inlet & 4.97 Nm @ 026 from Port Everglades. 1.35 Nm off-shore. 26 10.2640’N / 80 04.3267’W.
The Rebel is a 120 foot long by 24 foot wide Norwegian freighter. The ship is currently sitting in the sand with the bow facing to the north. The ship is pretty broken up is twisted and it is slowly looking like a pile of wreckage due to the disintegration of the ship and the storms that have been beating it up.
Rebel Reef Smart Guide
Dive Site InformationThe Rebel is considered an advance dive. She is located on the east side of the main reef straight off Pompano Beach. The ship is upright with the bow facing to the north. She is located approximately 50 yards east of the main reef. There is typically a light to moderate current on this wreck however the current can become very strong during strong Tidal movements. The Rebel is an excellent wreck for hunting and photography. There is some light penetration on this wreck however you must have the proper training and proper equipment.
The Dive Plan:
2 Dives 2 Locations
We will start out our day with our first I’ve been on the Rebel. Our second dive is typically a drift dive somewhere along the third reef line. The captain will pick the second dive location based on conditions and visibility. We have 45 minutes to 1 hour at each dive site air and bottom time permitting. The departure dock location for this dive trip is located in Pompano Beach.