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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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Wicked kelp, bigger nudibranchs than I have ever seen before and sea lions in my face. Diving doesn’t get any better than Browning Wall, Port Hardy

Coming back onto the Nautilus Swell after being off for merely a month has been terrific; I could not be happier to be back on board. I woke up to a spectacular sunrise as we were anchored just out side … Continue reading

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Soon I would be splashing divers on sites such as “The Wall of Life” “Susan’s Hooters” “Wooden Island” and “Inian Wall”, all covered in a myriad of colourful life. Nautilus Swell, Alaska, May 30th, 2011

First of all, I would like to apologize to all our readers and friends out there who enjoy all our blogs; I haven’t been writing nearly as much as I would like.  Fine tuning each dive, and exploring all the … Continue reading

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Guest Notes from the Maiden Voyage: They knew the Dive Sites like the Back of their Hands and Fully Understood the Tides and Currents.

The Swell is a great dive boat for exploring the port Hardy area widely. We generally anchored in a calm cove somewhere for a full day and night then moved on to another area with very different dive sites and … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log April 23-25 The Wall never ceases to amaze

Underway from Port Hardy  for Browning Pass and we are heading straight into the setting Sun as we head up Goletas Channel, last night as we headed in we had guests taking some outstanding shot or the sunset heading in. … Continue reading

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My First Night Dive – Inseparable Mixture of Fascination, Frustration, Disorientation and Completely Enthralled

So I’m sitting in the wheelhouse of the Swell, overlooking Browning Pass on a beautiful, calm, sunny (still a little chilly!) day…it doesn’t get much better than this.  I’ve been in Mexico on the Nautilus Explorer all winter, and while … Continue reading

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Wonderful to be back in the Port Hardy area…

“B” and Chris loving their return to their old haunts – Browning Pass, Staples, the Deserters.. It’s wonderful to be back in the Port Hardy area spending time at all our old haunts….Browning Pass, Staples Cut, The Deserters….not too mention … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log – Perfect Tide, Wolf Eels, and Kayaking – British Columbia – April 13-14, 2011

Today was a leisurely start as we waited for the morning slack on Browning Wall. Tide was perfect  for a slow drift down and back as the tide changed as planned mid dive. After the dive we are off for … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log – The Inaugural Voyage – April 5-11, 2011 – BC

Welcome to the inaugural post to the Captain’s Log for the Nautilus Swell.  It has been an exciting day; after a late departure from Port Hardy last night we woke up this morning to calm seas and clear water in … Continue reading

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