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Divemaster blog, Nautilus Swell, Port Hardy, Browning Pass and Stubbs Island

Oct 13, 2013 Location: Port Alexander 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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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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1st mate Alex Ruurs enjoys a beautiful and effortless drift dive down Lucan Chute, Browning Pass.

I had the thrill of a lifetime yesterday! We dove at Lucan Chute late in the afternoon. Weather was very good but the visibility underwater was not as spectacular as it has been around Browning Pass over the last few … Continue reading

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The scuba diving in Port Hardy on the Nautilus Swell is unbelievable.

It was an amazing drift dive. We drifted about half a knot along a wall filled with life. I saw an amazing huge Puget Sound King crab with short legs and an amazing orange colour. I grabbed my buddy who … Continue reading

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Every time I saw something interesting I turned around to tell our guests but nobody was onboard. I had to enjoy the whales and eagles all by myself.

The diving up here is unbelievable. I got two dives in last weekend back home and had maybe 10 feet of visibility. Here it’s got to be at least 50 feet! I can see the whole group down there. The … Continue reading

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I interrupted an enormous puget sound king crab enjoying his lunch ably assisted by half a dozen sculpins busily attending him

I enjoy covering ground on my dives. Other people typically laugh at me for flying over a site like superman on a mission. It’s not because I’m in a rush, I just like to get a sense of the general … Continue reading

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