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Dive report – Day 1 of our last trip of the season diving Browning Pass on the Nautilus Swell Oct 30th, 2013

Location: Browning Island Dive One: Hussar Point Temp: 10C – Vis: 50ft – Weather: Rainy – Seas: 2 foot chop Comments:  Nice first dive for our check out. Strawberry Pink anenomes everywhere!! Guests were able to get their equipment figured out and have … Continue reading

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I drifted through a kelp patch like glowing green pillars speckled with nudibranchs shooting up to the skies..

Wahoo! The craziness begins again! We are back at the dock in Port Hardy, and our wonderful group of guests have just departed.  Always a little sad, after the feeling of getting to know someone, and wanting nothing more to … Continue reading

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Divemaster report – beautiful fall diving – Browning Pass, Port Hardy, British Columbia

Date:  Sept 22, 2013 Location: Port Alexander Dive One: Browning Islets Temp: 8C – Vis: 40ft – Weather: Cloudy and Raining – Seas: Calm Comments: First Dive of the trip went well.  After Getting everyone weighted, and submerged the conditions were great, good … Continue reading

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I catch myself thinking of decorated war bonnets and grunt sculpins as old friends..

Back in BC! Having had the pleasure to work on the Nautilus Swell for the Alaska season this summer, I am thrilled at the chance to dive in Port Hardy and its environs once again, especially as it has been … Continue reading

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The water was gin clear in Alaska and today I got to do 3 dives that have most likely never been dove before.

Well it’s the end of another contract on our beautiful Nautilus Swell. It’s amazing how quickly this summer has flown by. From Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka, Prince Rupert and all the islands and bays in between I’ve experienced the most incredible … Continue reading

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9 wolf-eels counted on just one dive at Baranoff Island! Mated wolfeels were intertwined and opening and closing their mouths in unison.

I finished thoroughly cleaning the rooms in time to be able to jump aboard the second day’s dive at Vancouver Rock. I was very excited because all of the guests had come back absolutely beaming from their first dive there … Continue reading

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Guest Notes from the Maiden Voyage: They knew the Dive Sites like the Back of their Hands and Fully Understood the Tides and Currents.

The Swell is a great dive boat for exploring the port Hardy area widely. We generally anchored in a calm cove somewhere for a full day and night then moved on to another area with very different dive sites and … Continue reading

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Giant Pacific Octopus Week at the Deserters. Captain’s Log April 26-27, 2011 Port Hardy. Scuba Diving Beautiful British Columbia

We woke up this morning tucked safely away inside our own private lagoon in the Walker Group of islands just north of the Deserters. Last night we opted not to night dive but to enjoy the lagoon for some kayaking … Continue reading

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