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  1. May 1, 2022: Treasure Coast Treasure Divers Seminar

    Sunday, May 1, the day after the Cookout, I'll be putting on the 2nd Treasure Diver's Seminar. This will be on the same grounds at the Pennwood Motor Lodge. We will be getting started at 930 AM and should wrap it up at about 4 PM. (ish) Speakers include: Richard Sites - Treasure salvage of the...
  2. <Finally> 12th Annual Treasure Hunters Cookout

    It's true! Somewhere around noon on April 30th, 2022 at: Pennwood Motor Lodge, Sebastian, FL. Address: 9295 US-1, Sebastian, FL 32958 Phone: (772) 594-9879 Bring a covered side or dessert dish if you like - we'll be serving ribs, burgers and hot dogs. Lunch is free, but monetary donations to...
  3. Treasure Diving Season is coming!!

    Hi folks- this is your weekend Search & Salvage/Caribbean Treasure Salvors report. I promise not to make it too long. Thanks to all the backers who have come aboard to make this all possible. We will do our best to make this 3 year project to find the missing 1715 treasures something to remember...
  4. Seeking a SeaSpy magnetometer

    Hi y'all. We are looking for another complete, working used Marine Magnetics SeaSpy, SeaSpy2 or Explorer magnetometer. We need no more than 100m of cable. I'm less interested in a Geometrics G-882, but I would listen to a good deal. Price should be commensurate with age and condition. I might be...
  5. The silver pie trimmer all cleaned up. Pics

    Some pictures of the silver pie trimmer found by the crew of the Carib last July. Congratulations to the late Captain Kym Ferrell and his fearless crew -Mike Penninger, Richard Rabon, Jeff Harness and Maryellen Twichell. This is a very unusual artifact, probably the only silver pie trimmer in...
  6. Altarazana Maritime Museum reopens in Santo Domingo DR

    I received an email from Burt Webber concerning the Symposium and he included the following - I am sure that he will not mind me sharing: "On Thursday night the government had the ceremonial by invitation only opening of the Altarazana Maritime Museum located in the colonial sector. The now...
  7. 1st Annual Shipwreck Salvage Archaeology Symposium

    Hi folks. It's me again, with another educational opportunity that will be a grand old time! The 1st Shipwreck Salvage Archaeology Symposium WILL be held on March 14 and 15th, 2020 at the Lagoon House on the shores of the Indian River Lagoon at 3275 Dixie Hwy NE Palm Bay, Florida 32905. We will...
  8. 1st Annual Treasure Coast Treasure Diver Seminar on Saturday November 23, 2019

    NOVEMBER 23, 2019 Sebastian Community Center! Caribbean Treasure Salvors shirts will be available!! THIS JUST IN! THE Carl Fismer, author, recording artist, star of Treasure Divers TV, well known treasure finder and the man that we believe inspired the "Most Interesting Man in the World"...
  9. 1st Annual Treasure Coast Treasure Diver Seminar on Saturday November 23, 2019

    I had posted this on the Shipwrecks forum, but I apologize for not posting it here further in advance. It is HERE! November 23rd, 2019 will mark the 1st Annual Treasure Coast Treasure Divers Seminar at the Sebastian Community Center, 1805 N Central Ave, Sebastian, FL It's going to be a great...
  10. 1st Annual Treasure Coast Treasure Diver Seminar on Saturday November 23, 2019

    It is HERE! November 23rd, 2019 will mark the 1st Annual Treasure Coast Treasure Divers Seminar at the Sebastian Community Center, 1805 N Central Ave, Sebastian, FL It's going to be a great chance to learn from the best and network with people in the business. I would LOVE to see a big group...
  11. Captain Kym Ferrell has crossed the bar.

    This from Kym's beloved nephew Jay Brawley. Jay and Kym's lifelong friend Brian Slager were with him til the end: October 14, 2019 1 AM "Our loved friend Capt Kym has sailed from this mortal port for adventures and tales he'll share when next we meet. Soon we'll share a moment to celebrate...
  12. Anyone up for a one day fall treasure diving seminar?

    Sooooo.... for you folks who would like to know more about treasure diving, from 1) choosing and outfitting a boat, to 2) Piloting, anchoring, setting up and doing a good excavation, to 3) Metal detecting underwater - the real difference between finding and NOT finding, to 4)Where to look...
  13. Updates from Search and Salvage and Shipwreck Salvage Symposium.

    hi folks... Just a couple of notes about a couple of things that are in the planning stages: NOTE !) Our archaeology expedition is on hold until the governmental agency that administers the area in which the wreck lays decides to allow us to go work. The permit is "in limbo".. Apparently all...
  14. 1st Annual Shipwreck Search, Survey and Salvage Symposium update

    Hi folks...I hate to admit this, but I have to move the date of the 1st Annual Shipwreck Salvage Archaeology Symposium back to Spring 2020. My summer season did not go as smoothly as I would have liked and I ran out of time and energy...We have had some great finds, but boat issues sort of wore...
  15. Carib crew 2019 finds

    Recently the crew aboard the Search and Salvage vessel Carib has been very fortunate to have found a nice group of coins and artifacts. Please remember that none of this is what "I" did. I am just their enabler. They do all the hard work on a little boat in a big, big ocean. I just coast around...
  16. 1st Annual Shipwreck Search, Survey and Salvage Symposium

    Hi folks! A little sneak peak into a new project that some might be interested in attending this coming fall. In November, in a town somewhere nearby, we will be hosting the First Annual Shipwreck Search, Survey and Salvage Symposium. Very briefly, we are planning a 2 day event on the second or...
  17. Cinque Chagas - Warship or merchant?

    I have had someone contact me as to whether the Cinque Chagas was a merchant ship or a warship. From what I have read, she was a merchant only with no military presence aboard. What say you, O' Learned Ones? For those unfamiliar with this wreck, here is a synopsis of her life and loss written...
  18. Free shipwreck books from Google Play..

    Just because I'm such a...no...just because I know I can never read them all...I will share with you this treasure trove: https://play.google.com/store/search?q=Shipwrecks&c=books&price=1 Enjoy, amigos
  19. Search and Salvage 2018 video

    I just finished a preliminary cut on Part 1 of our 2018 video and posted it on You Tube. Considering I got no feedback, I guess I need to more work on it. Thanks?
  20. Best underwater metal detectors...opinions, analysis and test results?

    I have copied this from the sub-forum for lack of responses...maybe no one has an opinion? Like the title said...it is almost 2019...almost everyone I know is using Aqua Pulse detectors for underwater work from Maine to I have about 5 of them scattered on my work table awaiting a day when my...
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