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Naughty or nice, it’s your choice on the Nautilus Swell.

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

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EAT. SLEEP. DIVE.

Bring a light for the night diving. It was great being buzzed by a sea lion. That was fantastic. The briefings have been great. Very informative. Visibility and current can make a dive great or not so great but the … Continue reading

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Feeling fresh… ready for Gulf Islands, Port Hardy, Gwaii Haanas and Alaska!

With fresh paint she’s almost ready to launch at the shipyard… one coat of black left to go and she will be ready to go in the water for our next trip boarding this coming Thursday!  

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Gwaii Haanas at last!!

Gwaii Haanas at last!! We’ve waited 20 years for permission to dive the mystical isles of Haida Gwaii and Gwaii Haanas. Free flight credits on our first 2 trips May 2013… Call now as these trips are sure to book … Continue reading

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Wolf eels and giant pacific octopus and seals oh! my! Nautilus Swell. October 5, 2012.

Colorado born and raised, my idea of the most beautiful place to dive with mountains, blue sky and blue water surrounding the Nautilus Swell. Everytime we come we say, “this won’t be the last time!” “WE’LL BE BACK!”   You will … Continue reading

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Divemasters last blog of the Alaska season. Nautilus Swell. October 1, 2012

 It is the end of the season, end of my contract, end of summer and end of a fabulous times in Southeastern Alaska on the Nautilus Swell. I have been here since June, I have met tons of fabulous people, … Continue reading

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It feels like last call in the bar was an hour ago – a sad farewell to this 2012 Alaska season.. Sept 18, 2012

Just a few days left of the 2012 Alaska season! We are slowly making our way south through the inner waters of South East Alaska and stopping in at our favourite places for one last visit. It kinda feels like … Continue reading

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Bidding starts at $100!! Join us for a 100 year birthday celebration. Sept 17, 2012

Nautilus Swell 100 Year Birthday Celebration Join us for a 100 Year Birthday Celebration Name Your Price Bidding Starts at $100!! Port Hardy, BC Oct. 7th – Oct. 14th 2012 Boarding: Port Hardy – Oct. 7th – 5:30pm Disembardking: Port … Continue reading

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We hiked the trails of Baranoff Bay and relaxed in the natural hot springs. The diving was spectacular. Alaska. Sept 16, 2012.

Calm seas, sunshine and clear skies; just another trip in Alaska! The diving, like always, has been spectacular; Vancouver Rock with its abundance of wolf eels, the wreck of Princess Sophia and its own crowd of prow fish and the … Continue reading

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It struck me how few places in the world are left as pristine as Port Alexander – hostess blog – Nautilus Swell. Sept 15, 2012

I’m still loving it up here in Alaska on the Nautilus Swell! Two months in and every trip I see and explore new places. This trip I was able to hop aboard dive skiff Inde and venture with the group … Continue reading

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