Meet the Fleet
The Lost Continent
Coral Princess VI
We have two 40' Commercial Work Boats, ocean going single hull all fiberglass boats. Both are designed for diving, with walk through transoms, 6' wide boarding ladders, showers, built in tank racks, complete dive vessels designed to accommodate divers in comfort. In addition, a new addition of the "Spiegel-Eagle", a 30' Island Hopper powered by a 375 horsepower CAT diesel, capable of 24 knots. She is fully equipped to accommodate 6 divers in comfort!
Experience Florida's ONLY Glass Bottom Snorkel Boat!
Trips Daily 12 Noon & 3PM!
We are the only glass bottom snorkel boat in Florida, see the beauty of the reefs and stay dry! Our 40ft Coral Princess VI will take you on a tour over the reefs and then anchor for those wanting a special half hour snorkel experience, while everyone else can stay dry. Also available for our famous underwater weddings!
Meet The Staff
Co-Owner & Daughter
Sky makes sure to keep Capt. Slate in line! She is a 50 TON USCG licensed captain and a SEI Scuba Diving Instructor. Capt. Sky loves driving the boats, spearfishing, and teaching people how to dive. She also loves having music on the boats and to make your dive trip one you cant forget.
Skip "Old Man" Dawson
He has been a part of the Slate Family for 29 YEARS! Skip is not only one of our Captains but he is also our Course Director. Skip is a SEI/NAUI/SDI-TDI/SSI instructor. Skip served in the Army, was a military diver. We don't know where we would be without Capt. Skip!
Capt. Rex Witkamp
Boat Captain &
Captain Rex Witkamp learned to swim before learning to walk. Originally certified in 1996, he has instructed and has experience diving and leading divers in Guam, the Caribbean, and the Florida Keys. Captain Rex in a certified & licensed Firefighter/Paramedic and can certify divers from never diving before up to instructor with 17 different specialties.
"NJ Bob" Burke
30+ Years with Capt. Slate
Instructor Bob Burke, better known as NJ Bob. started diving in the mid 70's. Been at Capt. Slate's full and part time for 30 years and has certified hundreds of happy divers. Bob has been a Scuba Educators International Instructor for over 30 years. SEI is formerly YMCA.
View the underwater bride and groom from above with our glass bottom boat! Perfect for non diving wedding goers and anyone wishing to stay dry but still attend.