Tag Archives: Browning Pass

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

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Dive report – Day 1 of our last trip of the season diving Browning Pass on the Nautilus Swell Oct 30th, 2013

Location: Browning Island Dive One: Hussar Point Temp: 10C – Vis: 50ft – Weather: Rainy – Seas: 2 foot chop Comments:  Nice first dive for our check out. Strawberry Pink anenomes everywhere!! Guests were able to get their equipment figured out and have … Continue reading

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I love cruising back and forth between Port Hardy and Campbell River on the Nautilus Swell

I love cruising back and forth between Port Hardy and Campbell River on the Nautilus Swell. There is a really nice variety of dive sites include some of BCs best. Browning Pass, Deserter Group, Stubbs Island,  Quadra Island and Discovery … Continue reading

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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

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Captain’s Log Nautilus Swell : Of course, time spent onboard wouldn’t be nearly as engaging or rewarding of not for the great crew and guests that I get to sail with.

Back at the helm of the Nautilus Swell! Altough the weather has taken a decidedly nippy turn since last I was on board, the diving and topside scenery of Northern Vancouver Island remains superb. I’m very fortunate to have the … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Today at Browning pass started out even more miraculous then normal.

Crawling out of the dark crew quarters to the most vibrant pink yellow shaded sunrise, I simply began to laugh!  Oh, I knew it was going to be a good day. The first dive came nice and early to start … Continue reading

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Guest blogs from a Port Hardy trip on the Nautilus Swell

“I have been on many live aboards and nothings compares to this one!” -Hugh in the Salon after a spectacular Turkey Dinner! Adventure number four under way, just set sail last night to Browning Pass. The scuba divers have already … Continue reading

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Each and every morning out here on the Nautilus Swell is still such a shock to the system. Everyone’s jaws dropped.

Waking up in the morning rain or shine, it is beautiful. Diving all around Browning Pass and Shushartie Bay I feel will never get old. Within each dive site there is so much colour and life that you barely get … Continue reading

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