Eric Billips

Eric Billips is is the owner, captain and instructor at Islamorada Dive Center and Floridia Keys Dive Center. He specializes in scuba, rebreather, spearfishing and captaining in the Florida Keys

DIVE REPORT: SAY ‘HELLO’ TO SAWFISH!

Conditions were great this week, up until the weekend. As most of us saw, some pretty nasty winds and rain came in. There were even thunderstorm warnings throughout the...

DIVE REPORT: LET’S TALK SHARKS!

Conditions this past week were fine but picked up over the weekend. It was “a tad dicey,” as they say. We’re still enjoying good water temperatures — for winter....

DIVE REPORT: DIVING INTO 2022 WITH LOTS OF VISITORS & CONSERVATION

Happy 2022, everyone! It’s nice to see you on the other side of the holidays.  Speaking of, the holidays and end of year are busy in the Keys, and this...

DIVE REPORT: DIVES AGAINST DEBRIS SUPPORT CORAL RESTORATION, TOO!

The holidays have come and gone here in the Keys, but conditions have remained favorable — especially for December. Low winds and great visibility made for a very merry...

DIVE REPORT: VISITORS, NIGHT DIVES & CORAL PLANTING

Dive conditions this week were decent, which is saying a lot for this time of the year. We had a little wind, but our visibility remains spectacular.  Speaking of clear...

DIVE REPORT: A DIP ON THE CANNABIS CRUISER

The good times keep rolling! Conditions this past week were great, and we had amazing visibility. Water temperatures are dipping slightly ‒ it is “winter” after all. Average water...