Personal Stories

After our terrible 1st dive in Key Largo, it’s a miracle we came back November 10, 2020

By First Mate Jill It was November 2011. We were still living in Singapore but took an extended trip in the US: Glenn had a business trip to Charlotte and Jill’s family was gathering in Virginia for Thanksgiving. And there was a week in between. Neither of us had been diving in the US (or …

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Happy Women’s Dive Day 2020 July 18, 2020

Hey — did you know that today, July 18 is Women’s Dive Day? It’s a rainy windy day here in Key Largo –terrible for diving but great for reminiscing about all the women divers who have taught, encouraged and inspired me. Here are thank you notes to just a few of them: ​Dear Du, You …

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Night Dive on the SS Benwood– June 9, 2020 July 1, 2020

By Kennedy Becke My sister Lindsay and I are Captain Glenn and First Mate Jill’s nieces (and Second Mate Suzy’s cousins) from Williamsburg, Virginia. We drove down to Key Largo at the beginning of June to take a break from quarantining at our house and to get in as much diving as possible. Jill and …

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How I became an Advanced Open Water Diver during COVID June 23, 2020

By Lindsay Becke Earning my Advanced Open Water Dive Certification with Lucky Fish was a fantastic adventure, though admittedly a small bit different than anyone else who does it. While you probably know them as Captain Glenn and First Mate Jill, I know them as Aunt Jill and Uncle Glenn. My sister Kennedy and I …

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