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That was octopus city, I counted five Giant pacific octopus on that dive!!!! Derek and Helen Cowan in South East Alaska on the Nautilus Swell

I have never seen so many Giant pacific octopus in my life! This is Crazy!!!! I can’t wait to see what the next few days will bring.That was a lovely lovely lovely dive that visability was absolutely stunning! – Derek … Continue reading

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Diving Southeast Alaska on the Nautilus Swell – a 10 night trip August 2013

10 Days of live-a-board diving 24 DIVES 13 Giant Pacific Octopus 11 Red Octopus 16 Wolf Eels 20 Prow Fish 1,000,000 Skeleton Shrimp 25 Spiny Lumpsuckers 3 Giant Spiny Lumpsuckers 1 Andy Lamb Snail Fish 6 Alaskan Grizzly Bears 7 … Continue reading

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Pitter patter, let’s get at ‘er! We love being busy as the curtain goes upon the big Alaska theatre.

No rest for the wicked crew members of the Nautilus Swell as we bid farewell to our latest group of new friends, get the boat provisioned, fix broken things, wash and clean inside and out, do oil changes, update accounts, … Continue reading

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“I always wanted to do Alaska on a small boat and this has been phenomenal!” – Carol

When we were in Petersburg, the road construction crew was working on a Sunday and they saw that I need help with my wheelchair. They took it upon themselves to dump the rocks from the tractor and made a ramp … Continue reading

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I awoke today in one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen – Tracy Arm in Alaska. Sept 5, 2012.

New groups, new adventures. Everyday I’m on the Nautilus Swell I experience something new and exciting! I awoke on ice day this week in the middle of Tracy Arm, one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever encountered in my … Continue reading

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