About Us

Barnacle King has earned the crown of being South Florida's leading commercial diving company. We specialize in yacht hull cleaning, zinc replacement, and underwater photography.

It all began for Richard AKA Barnacle King when attending The University of Miami. He earned his SSI Advanced Open Water certification in 2011 with the UM Scuba Club and began his studies in Underwater Photography and Fine Art Printmaking. Graduating with a Bachelors in Fine Arts Majoring in Photography & Art History Minor. He took his degree & 250+ dive log experience to pursue a career in Commercial Diving, Photography, and E-Commerce. Now servicing South Florida's boating community taking his experience in the water to provide a reliable and professional bottom cleaning business. Along with a highly trained team, Barnacle King takes pride in offering the local boating community a hardworking & trustworthy service provider. We strive to fulfill that commitment to our customers on every service.


Hull Cleaning Service includes multi-point underwater inspection, cleaning from the waterline to the bottom of the keel, props, shafts, running gear, trim-tabs, transom, and anywhere else a Barnacle can find its way onto. Along with zinc anode replacement when needed. 


Based out of Fort Lauderdale while also servicing hull cleaning in West Palm, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties.        

Barnacle King LLC is Licensed & Insured.




1091 SE 17th St


Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316






Cover Photo By: Guillaume Plisson