Monthly Archives: September 2011

Our dive master refuses paychecks, read on to find out why. Sep 11th 2011 – Alaska

Dear Mike, Firstly I must let you know that I have enjoyed being employed by you over these last two and a half years. Therefore I am sad to have to inform you that I can no longer continue to … Continue reading

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Wolf eels; octopus, sheer walls covered in life, hot springs, whales and an Alaskan sun that never seems to set, and it gets better. Alaska and BC Sept 20 2011.

Diving Southeast Alaska… now what could be better, some people may ask? What more could you want after a trip filled with wolf eels; octopus, sheer walls covered in life, hot springs, whales and an alaskan sun that never seems … Continue reading

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Just when I thought I’d seen all that Alaska had to offer and I could check it off the list, we discovered “All You Can Eat Shrimp”. August 31 2011 – Alaska

There were wolf eels everywhere. Breakfast Rock is possibly my favorite dive so far. I saw 6 eels total – 2 in the same hole at one point. I saw another giant pacific octopus today. But the last dive today … Continue reading

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Incredible! I could not imagine things like this exist in the world. August 29th 2011 – Alaska

The incredible thing for me is the views and the landscape here in Alaska as it is so different from what we see in Paris. I wake up every morning to such an incredible view which changes all the time.  In the … Continue reading

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Thus far this season in Alaska I have bore witness to more than I could ever have fathomed before. August 15th 2011 – Alaska

Another season in Alaska come and gone, don’t ask me how it disappeared so quickly again… or do. Bare with me while I brainstorm and try my best to work this one out… The Nautilus Swell, which has quickly become … Continue reading

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Reasons I have sore cheeks from smiling so much. Alaska rocks because… June 21st 2011- Alaska

Dive master Leeanne Back in Southern Alaska and on the Nautilus Swell. I am so glad to be back. The Nautilus Swell and Nautilus Explorer are two vessels I love working on. The safety and customer service is impeccable compared … Continue reading

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After the last dive as we were leaving Inian Island we saw a huge number of humpback whales… And those guys had prepared a show for us! Breaching and practicing bubble netting! That was really great… And all this was just above the water! – August 13 2011 – Alaska

Back in Alaska, but this time on The Nautilus Swell…what a lovely boat. We have already done so much I can hardly remember!! Diving with the sea lions at Inian Wall was phenomenal, but loving the nudibranchs, too!!! Watching the … Continue reading

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I love that I was here to watch the season change and watch the animal behaviour change with it. August 27th 2011 – Alaska

–DM Blog This is my last dm blog this season for the Nautilus Swell. Our Alaska season is drawing to a close with only 3 trips left and I am heading down to Mexico next week.. I arrived here early … Continue reading

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I rode an iceberg… August 23rd 2011 Alaska.

The first day of our trip was a huge success at the South Sawyer Glacier at Tracy Arm! Here’s what we had to say about it: Beautiful, magical, a work of art ! -Sylvie Awesome! Great! -Helene I’ve never walked … Continue reading

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