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Bay after Bay filled with hooded nudibranchs and “millions” moon jellies diving Port Hardy

Sept 29, 2013 Location: Hussar Bay 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

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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

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I catch myself thinking of decorated war bonnets and grunt sculpins as old friends..

Back in BC! Having had the pleasure to work on the Nautilus Swell for the Alaska season this summer, I am thrilled at the chance to dive in Port Hardy and its environs once again, especially as it has been … Continue reading

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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!

Browning Wall was the first dive of the day. The walls are covered in plumose anemones, sponges, tunicates, sea cucumbers, basket stars… so colourful it looks like the tropics. Our second dive of the day was at Hussar Point – … Continue reading

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