Treasure Diving With Captain Dom

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Everyone loves a treasure hunt, but did you know only a small percentage of people in the world have ever found real buried or sunken treasure? Now, you can learn how! The author shares firsthand experiences of the trials and jubilations of recovering an ancient shipwreck that sank in 1660 just off the coast of Jupiter, Florida. We all have a sense of curiosity and a call to explore. Many readers know of the great undersea explorers of all time, Jacques Cousteau and Mel Fisher, with their quests for sunken treasure worth tens of millions of dollars. Now more than ever, explorers need to know and understand that they can indeed find and recover their own treasures, many of which are still out there waiting to be found. Chock full of large photographs; includes an educational glossary "This is a good layman's account of the equipment and procedures for underwater shipwreck salvage, applicable both to the underwater archaeologist and the treasure hunter, although the latter are a dying breed." . . . Dr. Ray McAllister, Professor Emeritus, Ocean Engineering

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Yvonne Addario has lived her whole life around the water. She comes from the birthplace of baseball - Cooperstown, New York. and grew up swimming and life guarding on the lakes and winter vacationing off Juno Beach, Florida. She studied to be an art educator and athletic coach, and earned an Associates degree in Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Paltz, NY. Moving to Florida soon after, she involved herself with water recreation in Central and Southern Florida. Yvonne went from teaching swimming, life guarding, slalom water skiing, and deep-sea fishing to eventually being certified to scuba dive 70+'. She has dived in the quarries of upstate New York, the Eastern and Western Caribbean, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, the Gulf of Mexico and Pacific Ocean. The author writes about undersea adventures. She is also an owner/art director of her own computer graphics and web design company, who creates professional printed materials and designs web sties. She, along with her husband, for whom this book is about, are undersea explorers who recover ancient artifacts from the sea. She writes about a popular niche of reading that young adults and adventures always long to hear more of: "treasure diving." She has self published, "Diving for Sunken Treasure - Excerpts from the Jupiter Wreck Trilogy" for the cruise ship industry where her husband and she are invited as "Enrichment Speakers" aboard some of the largest cruise ships. Yvonne now joins her husband in the ever-exciting quest to find the rest of the ship and to live the thrill of the treasure hunt. It is her goal to educate young explorers.

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Then one day, his life changed forever. Two surfers had told a local lifeguard about a cannon and an anchor that stuck out of the sand in only ten feet of water. The lifeguard asked Captain Dom for his help and advice.

This could be an ancient shipwreck! the captain thought. His journey had begun.

Captain Dom was appointed the first federal substitute custodian of the abandoned shipwreck site. Later, the court substituted Jupiter Wreck Inc. (JWI), a newly formed Florida corporation, for Captain Dom's name.

At that time, neither the lifeguard nor Captain Dom knew that the discovery laws would undergo a major change and play a large part in the rules affecting the future rights of others who researched and recovered historic shipwrecks. With the change in laws, the captain became the last person who could "stake his claim" on a shipwreck in the state of Florida.

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