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I found a mysterious juvenile shark diving Kelp Patch, Baranoff Island. Very, very cool.

Safely tied up in beautiful Baranof cove I got my morning work finished in time to hop on board the second dive. This time we were diving Kelp Patch. Divemaster Colten had given the guests a very thorough briefing indicating … 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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What the diving is really like on an Alaska Adventure on the Nautilus Swell

Date: August 12th, 2013 Location:  Dixen Entrance East Dive one: Prospector Point Temp: 10c – Viz: 20ft – Weather: Cloudy – Seas: Calm Comments: Check out dive. Not to much to see but a nice check out spot for everyone to get the … Continue reading

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I can hang up my fins now after one of the most amazing dives of my life – Andy Lamb, Marine Biologist, Educator, Author of Coastal Fishes and Marine Life of the Pacific NorthWest

“That dive was amazing right down to the last minute of the safety stop” – Quoted by Lena on Indy after a dive at Lumpsucker ” I counted 23 lumpsuckers on every dive. They were everywhere i looked” – Quoted … Continue reading

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Alaska Diving : Divemasters Report

Date: August 12th, 2013 Location:  Dixen Entrance East Dive one: Prospector Point Temp: 10c – Viz: 20ft – Weather: Cloudy – Seas: Calm Comments: Check out dive. Not to much to see but a nice check out spot for everyone to get the … 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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