- Diving Nalau Pass on the Swell close to Bella Bella – it was like diving in the tropics. so many vivid colours and intense life
- Comments overheard after a dive on the Nautilus Swell on a Port Hardy trip.
- Browning Pass is world famous for a reason.
- Planning an Alaskan vacation around diving the wreck of the 300 foot steamship State of California – a fascinating account
- Having a great time on the Nautilus Swell; We are treated like kings, warm towels on cold days, hot beverages when you get back to the boat, just great!
- Melissa Howey on Happy guest diving Port Hardy on the Nautilus Swell. One diver’s story. Rob Roy.
- Jim Soderberg on Latest trip ratings in from guests on the last 3 trips on the Swell and we hit straight 100′s on NPS!!
- Allan Hesketh on Naughty or nice, it’s your choice on the Nautilus Swell.
- Bill Golley on Some days you feel like you’re stuck in the mud.
- Nina on In this line of work I enjoy more than my fair share of adventure.
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It’s not every day you get to run your hands over massive pieces of beautiful timber that have been perfectly restored
Getting to know a new boat is much like getting to know a new lover, except that you can call a boat a roomy, fat, comfortable old girl as a term of endearment without fear of getting hit on the … Continue reading
http://www.scubazone.it/download/ScubaZone8.pdf If you can read Italian, then you should check out the aboved link.
We have Happy hour EVERYDAY while you’re on the Swell. You can choose from wine, beer, hard liquor, coffee, hot chocolate, pop and of course water. The alcoholic beverages aren’t included and are at a cost onboard, but … Continue reading
Have you ever heard of the man eating crab?? Well here you go!! Just kidding. The picture above was taken on one of our trips to the gulf islands. The diver found this little guy, and we couldn’t help … Continue reading
SS Master – younger sister to the Swell – on display at Britannia Shipyard in Richmond B.C. Our beautiful Nautilus Swell was originally launched in 1912 as a wood fired steam tug named “Swell”. She was one of three … Continue reading
A liveaboard dive boat’s motto…..EAT, SLEEP, DIVE….and here on the Nautilus Swell I love to give you choices! You can be naughty or nice to your diet! Above is a picture of a fruit plate that I put out on … Continue reading
It’s good to be back on the Nautilus Swell after a hiatus. There is something about this boat that is absolutely magical.
I’m back on the Nautilus Swell after a 2 year hiatus involving university, travel and various other forms of employment… and it feels just like I never left. I was amazed at how easily I fell back into the routine … Continue reading
We inherited our dive skiff Inde from the Nautilus Explorer’s Northern Operation when Captain Mike originally used it to carry 24 divers with surgical precision back and forth to dive sites. Times change and Transport Canada rules change and with … Continue reading
Completing Dive two of Anacortes Diving supply wreck diving class on the wreck of the HMCS Saskatchewan. A beautiful 366 foot Canadian destroyer escort. Next dive will be on the even more massive Cape Breton. The Cape Breton is a … Continue reading
Chris suddenly yells “ORCAS’s” Killer whales heading right towards us 100 yards off the bow. My heart jumped. I swear!
After several weeks of spectacular weather I guess we can’t complain about a couple of “British Columbia sunshine” (sic) but with a new group on board, spirits and expectations are high. Divemaster Chris and I are standing watch on the … Continue reading