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Holy Sunshine Alaska – A full trip of nothing but pure blue skies, sparse clouds and amazing views.

We actually started to complain about sweating in our underwear. I got to dump water on people to cool then down on our way to dive sites. Amazing landscape. However, I am a diver and tend to focus on our … Continue reading

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We named this site after the absurdly cute: pacific lumpsucker fish.

Today, in beautiful Gambier Bay, we dove on the wreck of the steamship State of California and a favourite macro site called “Lump Suck”, so named after the abundant pacific lumpsucker fish to be found on the site. The weather … Continue reading

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Sitting on an iceberg in front of a glacier sipping martinis – the Nautilus Swell rocks

Echinoderm city – so many large and rare sea stars, cucumbers, sunflower stars! – Faith, diving in Patterson Bay on the Nautilus Swell The viz was awesome! – Faith, on the wreck of the State of California The critters were … Continue reading

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The diving in Gwaii Haanas was epic. There are so many humpback whales around right now that we literally have to weave our way around them.

A few days ago we left Haida Gwaii and already I can’t wait until we return on the Nautilus Swell in the spring of 2014. Our first exploration of the area was something I will never forget. Everything from the … 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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Soon I would be splashing divers on sites such as “The Wall of Life” “Susan’s Hooters” “Wooden Island” and “Inian Wall”, all covered in a myriad of colourful life. Nautilus Swell, Alaska, May 30th, 2011

First of all, I would like to apologize to all our readers and friends out there who enjoy all our blogs; I haven’t been writing nearly as much as I would like.  Fine tuning each dive, and exploring all the … Continue reading

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