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We were welcomed by a small grizzly bear cub sniffing around on the shoreline hunting for fresh salmon

Basket Bay. I’m always amazed by this little cut out of a bay. Our secret grotto and salmon snorkel hideout. We sailed in early this morning on the Nautilus Swell and were welcomed by a small grizzly bear cub sniffing … Continue reading

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Divemaster log — From day one aboard the Nautilus Swell my heart rate has been a Steady hundred beats per minute, and has been the utmost exciting and knowledgeable experience of my life.

It is such a joy to work onboard the Nautilus Swell.   Each crew member bringing something completely different to the table, yet working so well together, feeling and seeing a sense of family and belonging.  The guests and diving have … Continue reading

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I was diving with a bunch of big burly guys in Alaska and was able to show them a tiny lumpsucker. All I heard was “awww” and “heehee”.

Good Food, Good Diving, Good Friends – Robin I liked Lumpsuck Site in Gambier Bay and I like it because aside from the small stuff, there was a ton of Irishlords and I found a small Buffalo Sculpin. I found … Continue reading

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When my twin brother, Captain Tim, suggested that I join him on the Nautilus Swell for a trip in Alaska I was excited but unsure what to expect as a non-diver aboard a diving boat.

What does one do to pass the time when everyone else is under the waves?  As it turns out there were lots of activities to keep me happily occupied throughout the trip.  Many days were filled with trips aboard Inde … Continue reading

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