United Caribbean Wreck
Type of DiveStandard Wreck Dive.
Skill LevelBeginner: Open Water or jr Advanced Open Diver 13 years and older.
Dive Site DepthsThe depth is around 50 feet to the top of the wreck and around 70 feet to the sand. The United Caribbean is oriented with the bow facing west northwest.
Dive Site LocationThe United Caribbean is located in the sand 1.06 Nm @ 152 from Boca Inlet & 4.04 Nm @ 022 from Hillsboro Inlet. 0.84 Nm off-shore from Twin Towers South Condo.
The United Caribbean is a steel cargo ship originally 147 feet long. The ship has broken apart and lies into pieces. The wheelhouse structure of the ship lies on the starboard side approximately 50 feet from the rest of the vessel. The main part of the vessel hall is also broken apart facing the north.There is a rock pile which leads to the West to another shipwreck called the Sea Emperor also known as the Aqua-
United Caribbean Reef Smart Guide
Dive Site InformationThe United Caribbean is currently lying in the sand and unprotected from the reef. This dive site can have a mild to strong current running from north to south or south to north. Unless you are good on air is not recommended to attempt to make it to the sea Emperor or the Noulla express.
The Dive Plan:
2 Dives 2 Locations
We start off the day with a wreck dive on the United Caribbean wreck, followed by a drift dive off the third reef. The reef dive location will depend on visibility and current. We typically leave that up to the captain's discretion. We have 45 min. to 1 hour on each site. Air and bottom time permitting.
The departure dock location for this dive trip is located in Pompano Beach.