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Subaqua: Alaska with the Nautilus Swell

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There were friendships made that will hopefully last for many more dives to come.

Trip 178 has come to an end and I can feel the sadness in the air.  As we headed back to the Nautilus Swell from the final dive, the guests looked out at the mountains.  I could see in their … Continue reading

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Yes the diving is amazing, but its moments like this that really makes me really remember why I do the things I do.

We have had a few amazing days out on the water.  I appreciate every single second that the sun is out, and the seas are calm.  Being able to cruise around the Sunshine Coast and go diving is incredible.  We … Continue reading

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The coming days are going to be Swell.

Back on the Swell, and this time in my hometown!  The sunny Sunshine Coast, and believe it or not it was sunny!! What a beautiful day to be on the water! Full boat of mostly returning guests, a returning new … Continue reading

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I am sure that after a few weeks of this I will be tough as nails! Strong arms are coming!

So, I mentioned earlier that tough training is good training- but boy did I not expect an anchor to be that hard to get out of the water! Phew!! I am thankful that the chef fed us lots of protein … Continue reading

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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

We’ve been saying allot of goodbyes lately. Being the Swell’s last season on the coast as a dive vessel, these moments present themselves quietly and provide good reason for pause. The Swell is a special thing. She’s provided a unique … Continue reading

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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!

My last trip aboard the Nautilus Swell has come to a close. I started working aboard the vessel in 2013 as a Hostess and since then I have traveled from Alaska to Mexico diving with sealions, great white sharks, moray … Continue reading

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It is my second week aboard the Swell- and boy am I having a swell time!!  

Training has been tough, just the way I like it.  Learning the operations in 45 knot winds last week has made me prepared for anything- well almost.   There have been long hard days, days where I think I am gonna … Continue reading

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Magnifique ! Great diving! – Pierre, Canada

Incredible! The food aboard the Nautilus Swell has been the best I have had on any other liveaboard! There has been so much variety. Amy the hostess is the best we have encountered on other boats, she works very hard. … Continue reading

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As a comparatively new diver my eyes are beginning to adapt to the world below.

The kitchen Window and an Underwater world Four years ago this September, my world had a drastically different appearance from the cool blues and greys of Browning Pass. I was an art student at Ryerson University in the heart of … Continue reading

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