It ripped open the bottom of their boats leaving them to settle amongst the sharp coral heads.
Today’s visitors will have an entirely different experience with the Backbone as well as with the many other coral reefs skirting the island’s long coastline.
Devil’s Backbone: Dozens of shipwrecks, including three wrecks layered upon each other Plateau: 45-100ft.
Rolling coral mounds, undercut by ledges The Arch: A giant arch of coral that forms a nearly concealed grotto Current Cut: Divers ride the current through a marine menagerie of fish and Eagle Rays The Pinnacles: 100 ft.
40-130' L Hole in the Wall A large swim-through tunnel into the deep blue of the Sound.