Halftime Wreck Diving

Shinnecock Inlet, Long Island, New York

Captain Ralph Towlen owner/operator

(licensed and insured to 100 miles)

shipwrecks in depths of 55'-195'

valid C cards are required for all planned dives

comfortable ride to the shipwrecks

crew is CPR/first aid certified

emergency O2 is available

the Halftime is doubles and rebreather friendly

spearfishing is permitted (in-season species only)

lobstering is permitted (with valid NYS recreational permit)

ALL dive reservations require a 50% deposit to hold a date, no exceptions, dates are not reserved until the deposit has been received. Open dates are listed below and updated daily/weekly, call or email to reserve a date.

If the dive is canceled due to bad weather, the deposit will be refunded in full. If you need to cancel the trip, 30 days notice is required to receive a full refund.


ALL dives are PRIVATE TRIPS and require one person to book the trip, coordinate the divers, check certification levels and then settle up with the Captain and crew at the end of the dive.

SIX divers is the maximum allowed, certification cards for the planned dives are required.

Captain Ralph Towlen owner/operator

[email protected]

(631) 921-5181

  • * morning start times are flexible (7am, 8am, 9am or 10am)
  • * Oregon, Coimbra and the deep wrecks have a 6am start

  • Have a great winter, get your equipment serviced & we hope to see you in 2020!
  • Halftime Crew (Elliot) (Ben) (Wally) (Geoff) (Dylan) (Andrea)

2020 Dive Schedule

Memorial Day - Thanksgiving

  • Sat May 30 - Oregon 125' - Sea Gypsies (E)
  • Sun May 31 - 12 Mile Reef Tugs 125' - FHP (B)
  • Sat July 11 - Panther Tug 55' - Sea Gypsies (E)
  • Sun July 26 - Mandy Ray Dragger 85' - Sea Gypsies (E)
  • Vacation - No charters August 17 - September 4

Captain Ralph Towlen is fully licensed (OUPV #2773776) and insured for running dive charters. He has over 45 years of boating/fishing/diving experience, both commercial and recreational.

The HALFTIME has all the required coast guard safety equipment and has a private marine toilet.

We are located behind Sunday's on the Bay restaurant at Oakland's Marina.

365 Dune Rd

Hampton Bays, NY 11946