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- Andy Wallace on We hope the Swell can stand as an encouragement to those of us that are reaching the end of a season. Pause, set your intention and make sure you whoop and holler
- Allan Corbett on Yes the diving is amazing, but its moments like this that really makes me really remember why I do the things I do.
- Sabrina on We hope the Swell can stand as an encouragement to those of us that are reaching the end of a season. Pause, set your intention and make sure you whoop and holler
- Phil Garner on I feel lucky to have called the Swell my home for the past year or so and look forward to continuing my diving in our gorgeous local waters!
- Kate R on I feel lucky to have called the Swell my home for the past year or so and look forward to continuing my diving in our gorgeous local waters!
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Category Archives: Browning Wall
It has been a great start to this trip with guests from Colorado and Germany
After a couple wonderful days in Browning Pass we had an amazing dive today at Stubbs Island. We were cruising around the colorful wall and ended up in a beautiful kelp patch for the last 30 minutes of our dive. … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Browning Wall, Destinations Tagged Browning Pass, Colorado, divemaster, Germany, Harbour Seals, Kelp Patch, Nautilus Swell, Stubbs Island Leave a comment
Ok, this comment is so nice that we had to publish it – The Nautilus Swell is beyond any liveaboard experience I have had to date.
I’ve spent three years diving a variety of sites in the Pacific northwest. In the last five days diving with the excellent crew of the Nautilus Swell, I’ve had encounters with sea life I never knew existed, and have returned … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Browning Wall, Destinations Tagged British Columbia, drysuit, liveaboard, Nautilus Swell, pacific ocean Leave a comment
Les plongees superbes et bateau magnifique. Nautilus Swell. Port Hardy – Browning Pass. October 2013
Wonderful liveaboard. The boat and the dives are amazing! – Ludovico Savarillio The Nautilus Swell is a class act! First rate dives in an awesome setting plus a caring and efficient crew. Life doesn’t get any better than this – … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Browning Wall, Destinations Tagged Browning Pass, Nautilus Swell, Port Hardy Leave a comment
Divemaster log – Nautilus Swell – Campbell River to Port Hardy, British Columbia.
Oct 23, 2013 Location: Campbell River Dive One: Row and be Dammed Temp: 10C – Vis: 50ft – Weather: foggy – Seas: Calm Comments: Nice first dive for our check out. Strawberry Pink anenomes everywhere!! Guests were able to get their equipment … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Browning Wall, Destinations, octopus, rockfish Tagged Campbell River, Copper Cliffs, decorated warbonnet, Deserter Group, Eagles Nest, Fantasy Island, grunt sculpin, Hussar Point, invertebrates, kelp forest, lucan chute, Muk Dive, Nautilus Swell, North West Wall, nudibranch, octopus, Pierce Island, pink anenomes, Plumper Island, Port Hardy, Pugent sound King creb, rock fish, rock scallops, salefin sculpin, Sea Lion Dive Plumper Pass, sea lions, seal, Staples Cut, Stubbs Island, Toy Man, white plumose, wolf eels, Wreck of the Columbia Leave a comment
Divemaster blog, Nautilus Swell, Port Hardy, Browning Pass and Stubbs Island
Oct 13, 2013 Location: Port Alexander Dive One: Hussar Point Temp: 10C – Vis: 50ft – Weather: rainy – Seas: Calm Comments: Very nice first dive of the trip! The guests were extremely excited, good and ready to go first thing in the … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Browning Wall, Destinations Tagged 7 Tree, Browning Islets, Critter Corner, Fantasy Island, Five Fathom, Gargonian coral, Gordon Channel, grunt sculpins, gunnels, Haddington Island, Hussar Point, invertebrates, Kelp Patch, lincods, Mastermins, Nautilus Swell, nudibranch, Numas, octo, Port Alexander, Port Hardy, puget sound king crab, Race Rock, Rock of Life, rockfish, sea lions, Staples Cut, Walker Group, white plumose, wolf eels Leave a comment
In one particular bay, hooded nudibranchs can be seen on bull kelp in great numbers.
Enjoying light winds and calm seas for Northern Vancouver Island. October is a beautiful time of year in this area. It is just plain beautiful out here in the mornings – calm water, fog banks, glimpses of blue sky poking … Continue reading
That was hands down the best macro dive I have ever done in my life.
“Toy Man Gap is absolutely Remarkable, simply stunning” -Mark In the Salon after a great day of Diving “The diving on this trip has been unbelievable, this liveaboard has been one of the greatest experiences of my life and the … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Browning Wall, Destinations Tagged Barry Island, Browning Pass, dry suits, macro dive, Nautilus Swell, Toy Man Gap Leave a comment
Divemaster report – beautiful fall diving – Browning Pass, Port Hardy, British Columbia
Date: Sept 22, 2013 Location: Port Alexander Dive One: Browning Islets Temp: 8C – Vis: 40ft – Weather: Cloudy and Raining – Seas: Calm Comments: First Dive of the trip went well. After Getting everyone weighted, and submerged the conditions were great, good … Continue reading
I woke up to be surrounded by emerald rain forests, brilliant blue skies and white fluffy clouds. British Columbia is a very beautiful place
As the newest addition to the crew aboard the Nautilus Swell I have set off on an adventure that too few people get to experience, exploring above and below the waves of our rich coastal waters here in beautiful British … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Browning Wall, Destinations, kelp, rockfish Tagged anemones, hostess tiare, Nautilus Swell, nudibranchs, rockfish 1 Comment
I love my job. The remote and unspoiled white sand beach reminded me of Robinson Crusoe
Yesterday we spent the day exploring and diving around Adam’s Harbour in Hakai Pass – one of my favorite places on earth. The remote and unspoiled white sand beaches always remind me of Robinson Crusoe. The weather was nice in … Continue reading
Posted in Animals, Browning Wall, Destinations, kelp, rockfish Tagged 1st mate Alex, Nautilus Swell 1 Comment