Tag Archives: Inde

Komodo and Palau were my favourite trips until I went to Alaska. I would sign up for another trip right away if I could.

Dear Nautilus Swell, I’m not sure if this e-mail goes to the office or to the crew of the Swell, but to whoever reads this, I just wanted to take the time to thank you for a wonderful trip. I … Continue reading

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I crawled into my bunk sore, tired and happily dreaming of nudibranchs, red irish lords, sculpins and crabs

Today I gave the exalted title of hostess over to the new recruit Amanda. I have been working with and training Amanda since September 10th and she has been a blast! Hard working and meticulous it wasn’t long before she … Continue reading

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Diving the wreck of the Transpac. Divemaster Colten and I woke up early this morning before first light.

The air was thick and condensed on our faces as we moved about the decks, filling tanks and getting geared up. Visibility ended about 10 feet away from the boat into a grey soft fog and blended almost seamlessly with … Continue reading

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I could not believe my eyes – 5 humpback whales had just breached the water while bubble net feeding about 400 years south of my dive site.

I was drifting on our dive skiff Inde, watching and waiting for the divers to surface.  I wondered if they would continue to feed or what direction they would move. Before I knew what happened I saw 2 of them … Continue reading

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After 13 years of searching, we finally found the wreck of the Mar Christopher in Southeast Alaska!!

On my break today I jumped in the water with the guests to go diving. The dive was an exploratory to try to find an old seiner boat wreck that the Nautilus boats have been looking for for 13 years. … Continue reading

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When my twin brother, Captain Tim, suggested that I join him on the Nautilus Swell for a trip in Alaska I was excited but unsure what to expect as a non-diver aboard a diving boat.

What does one do to pass the time when everyone else is under the waves?  As it turns out there were lots of activities to keep me happily occupied throughout the trip.  Many days were filled with trips aboard Inde … Continue reading

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