About us



Tom Cherish

Tom is an owner of  Boynton Beach Dive Center along with his wife, Beny. Tom started diving and teaching scuba diving in 1960. He has logged over 2100 dives here on the Boynton Beach reefs along with many other locations throughout the world.

Tom is the primary “GO TO GUY” for information on just about every facet of the sport of diving. He is a certified SSI Dive Con Specialist Instructor for the dive center. He is a knowledgeable resource when purchasing dive equipment and can usually work with you financially to make the sport more affordable.


Beny is an owner of Boynton Beach Dive Center along with her husband, Tom. She is a certified SSI Instructor for the dive center.

Beny is a retired Physical Education Teacher from New York State and still loves teaching. Scuba Diving is her favorite thing to do along with teaching children and she has been looking forward to enjoying both at the same time.


Alice is the manager/instructor for the shop who joined our dive family in 2011. She is a friendly and knowledgeable asset to our dive community and handles all of the ordering, marketing, merchandising, and event coordinating for the dive center.

She is an Advanced OW/Stress & Rescue instructor and has attained many specialty courses along the years including cave training. Most of the time you´ll find her in the shop but occasionally she´ll hop on a boat to dive dive dive!


Jhon is one of our fill/hydro techs at the Smartfills location. He hails from Arrington, TN and has been teaching music (percussion) since 2007.

Recently he’s decided to pursue a different dream; one that involves warmer weather and a lot of water. He joined our team in 2016 and is an asset to our dive team learning every step of the way to become a divemaster.


Max originally hails from the cold waters of the Northeast and is both an SSI & PADI Instructor. Although he enjoys the warm waters of Florida, you may occasionally find him diving in a dry suit. Max loves teaching and is often found in the classroom teaching open water and specialties.

Max is a former Marine who first started diving in 1976 and would love to dive with you whether you just need a refresher, specialty, initial certification or just need a dive buddy or guide on our boat or at the Blue Heron Bridge. Max is also a factory trained regulator technician.

Hunter hails from South Carolina and is a loyal asset to our dive family! You can catch him at the shop or on the boat doing his favorite kind of hunting!


Billy is one of our Open Water Instructors who originally hails from New York City, where he was a lawyer and air traffic controller.


Nick is one of our SSI instructors who originated in New York as a Certified Prosthetist. He was actually one of the first certified Open Water-Nitrox Instructors with IANTD in 1995 and later crossed over to SSI.


Kventin migrated south to Florida permanently and prefers warm water diving over the colder Northeastern waters. He has technical as well as recreational dive training and experienced dives all over the world. Kventin loves spending time sharing his passion for diving, teaching classes and getting people enthusiastic about the underwater world.

Our Company

A little something about us

We are a family owned full service dive center, founded by the Muscatello Family in 2005. Our store offers the best selection of scuba diving equipment, services, rentals, expert SSI training and certification programs. Courses include scuba diving lessons from Beginner Open Water all the way to Instructor!

We serve South East Florida including Southern Treasure Coast, Palm Beach County, Broward County, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Palm Beach and Boca Raton.

Stop by for all your scuba, free diving and snorkeling needs, or just to visit. Our store is stocked with the best names in scuba equipment including Aqua Lung, Oceanic, Tusa, Seac, Mares, AB Biller, Sherwood, Ikelite Housings, Nikon and Intova. Tom Cherish, (the owner) is a certified Dive Con Specialist Instructor and the primary “go to” guy for information on just about every facet in the sport of diving. Tom and our knowledgeable staff can usually work with you financially to make the sport more affordable. 

Come join our diving family and meet some of the most qualified staff and instructors in South Florida!


See what they say about us

Jack Green

Great place to get certified. The whole crew over there is very friendly and James is an awesome down to earth instructor.. Plan on doing many many dives with them. – Via Facebook

Max Powner

Family got open water and Nitrox certified here. Everybody is great. Great dives off the boat. Lots of equipment, great prices. – via Facebook

Marine Wowl

The owners are wonderful! – via Facebook

Specialty Services

Introducing Smart Fills for breathing gas, equipment service, and repair

Premixed Nitrox Fills between 21% and 36% of Oxygen Content

Visual Inspection for both Aluminum and Steel Cylinders using Visual plus 3 technology.

Hydrostatic testing on all Cylinders.

Oxygen Cleaning of both tanks and valves using high Nitrogenated gas to dry tanks and virtually eliminate any flash rust in steel your cylinders.

Tank Tumbling and other interior services.

Equipment repair on most brands in a fully dedicated work area.

Shot Blast. Make your tank look like the day you bought it.