Big PINE Essential, Fla.
They were not in a “Yellow Submarine,” but hundreds of folks put in time down below the waves Saturday for a tunes competition off the Florida Keys.
The Beatle’s strike and other ocean-themed tunes like the concept to “The Small Mermaid” were aspect of the leisure during the Decrease Keys Underwater New music Festival.
The divers and snorkelers, quite a few dressed as mermaids and sea creatures, enjoyed audio performed as a result of water resistant speakers dangling from boats floating previously mentioned the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
The pageant took put at Looe Crucial Reef about 6 miles (10 kilometers) from Big Pine Important. The occasion at the continental United State’s only living coral barrier reef elevated awareness on how divers can guard the reef by not touching corals or leaving litter underwater, using mooring buoys in its place of anchoring when boating, respecting dive flags and other ways of reducing environmental impacts.
Contributors swam between maritime everyday living and coral formations and described the audio as ethereal, a little bit muted, but emanating from all instructions.