Help Find Rob Stewart
Rob Stewart Search - How you can help.. Our dear friend Rob went missing on Tuesday after resurfacing from a deep-water dive on the Queen of Nassau wreck near Alligator Reef off Islamorada.
More info here.
We really appreciate your help in finding Rob!
There is now a Facebook page that is disseminating information about the search.
Please hashtag #FindRobStewart on posts.
LAST UPDATED. 5:22 AM (EST), FEB 3
CURRENTLY MOST IMPORTANT
For Night Searching Gameplan - contact Will who is leading / coordinating this strategy with any support.
Will Allen + +1.514.241.1234.
We need drones and drone operators (for day and night searching).Please contact, Taylor David 1-416-824-9121
Charter Boats Flat Boats
Experienced Florida Keys boat operators to run shallow-water flats boats or air boats along the shoals and bores near the shoreline.
Location: Bayside Boat Rentals - 813 Largo Road Key Largo, FL 33037 Please call Alex: 416-805-0100
If you know anyone in the Florida Keys, we could really use
Beach walkers: please walk the shorelines of Marathon, Duck Key, Conch Key, and Long Key - the more walkers the better.
We need those shorelines combed and the beaches searched just as much as we need the boats out there.
VOLUNTEERS / BEACH WALKERS / BINOCULAR HUNTERS
If you can help please call Shelby 786-393-2677 (she’s coordinating on the ground) OR Alex 416-805-0100
Location: Bayside Boat Rentals - 813 Largo Road Key Largo, FL 33037
AIR ASSETS (HELICOPERS & PLANES)
HELIS AND PLANES- Please contact Jennifer Zabawa - (416) 841-1330
UPDATE 03/02/17 02:28 (local)
The search is desperately short of night searching assets.
Night Searching Gameplan - contact Will Allen who is leading / coordinating this strategy with any support. His cell is +1.514.241.1234
Media please help us get word out that we need support with our night search NOW - ALL MEDIA PLS CONTACT Christy Battell 424.330.4407
NEED MORE AIR ASSETS - HELIS AND PLANES etc. ONLY CONTACT Jennifer Zabawa - (416) 841-1330 - FOR ANY AND ALL THINGS RELATED TO THIS
WE NEED DRONES AND DRONE OPERATORS! (FOR DAY AND NIGHT SEARCHING) EVERYTHING DRONE RELATED CONTACT Taylor David 4168249121
UPDATE: 02/02/17 at 12:20
The search is ongoing. The organizers need people to help search.
From Tyler MacLeod: “We have tons of search boats ready to go but not enough people to go in them . If you or anyone you know can get here please do - go to Bayside Boat Rentals 813 Largo Rd, Key Largo FL, 33037 If you need help getting there let us know we’ll get you there!”
Please contact Zoë Crook 401.569.9340 (if call doesn’t go through DM her).
If you are in the area and can assist, please help.
Environmentalist, shark activist and filmmaker Rob Stewart did not return from a dive off Islamorada in the Florida Keys yesterday. Search assets are being mobilised now, and if you have a boat or skills that may be useful in a search and recovery operation, please contact the Florida Coast Guard centre or if you are at sea, the cutter Charles Sexton on channel 16.
Specifically: “Divers and boats can also call the coast guard command center in Key West 305-292-8729. Boats can call the cutter leading the search called Charles Sexton, on channel 16. Divers please call Horizon Divers to go out at first light. We particularly need salavge divers or anyone with specialized search equipment and divers who can dive to deep depths (~280 ft)
If you have a boat with searchlights please head out now to help search. When it’s light divers are likely to head out:
105800 Overseas Highway
Key Largo, FL 33037
Florida Coast Guard Station
183 Palermo Drive
Islamorada, FL 33036”