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After two and a half months on board the Nautilus Swell I find It hard to believe I’m on my final trip of this rotation!

Where has all the time gone!!? It felt like yesterday I was walking onboard ready to start the next adventure of my life. It has almost come to an end and what an adventure it has been! I have: – … Continue reading

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I left my life behind for this adventure and wouldn’t want to be anywhere else right now..

This is the beginning of my adventure to say the least. I had no idea what to expect coming into this, but I am so glad I made the quick decision to come out to the Nautilus Swell. I absolutely … Continue reading

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This morning I woke up and began my lengthy commute to work. Suddenly I heard a terrifically wet snort…

I climbed up the ladder from crew quarters and walked ten steps to the galley. Like many other working citizens I enjoy the scenery as I make my way to the office but unlike most professionals, the scenery of my … Continue reading

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Report from the Nautilus Swell in Alaska – July 13th, 2013

Photo: ©Werner Thiele Photography Location: Gambier Bay, Fredrick Sound Dive one: Wreck of the State of California Temp: 9c Viz: 35-40ft Weather: Rainy Seas: calm Comments: Slight current on the north end of the ship. Some guests saw a sail … Continue reading

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Captain’s Log – A Friendly Octopus – April 17, 2011 – Browning Pass

With an evening departure last night from Port Hardy we were underway for Browning Pass at 1940 hours. Just as we cleared Hardie Bay we were escorted up Goletas Channel by about 8 – 12 Orcas that crossed in front … 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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