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Busy Couple of Days

[singlepic id=180 w=320 h=240 mode=watermark float=left]UWE, has had a couple of busy days, we were out enjoying the fine weather on the inlet.  Friday had us diving on the Powers line up near Salmon Inlet.  This dive is a sheer wall drop off kind of dive.  Buoyancy is a must, but for the recreational diver you want to drop down to the 130ft mark and then slowly ride your no deco time into shallower water.  Things to see on the is wall, ar nice size glass/cloud sponges, which are found deeper then 110ft.  The wall in the 40 ft and shallower is excellent for marine life as well.  This is the wall that we got some excellent octopus footage, which was used in the Diving in Sechelt video.

The other dives were conducted on Pipers, 9 Mile Point and the ever favourite HMCS CHAUDIERE.  The visibility at 9 mile and Pipers was excellent, and we were treated to Ocotpus encounters on both of the dives.  The layer is clear to about 30 ft, then the visibility starts to come in closer and closer the deeper we headed.  The HMCS CHAUDIERE dive today, was an interesting one.  As we decended down the stern mooring line, it was evident that we were not going to be able to see the Chaud until we actual swam into her…and sure enough that is what happened.  Though I have to admit there was a lot of Ling Cods hiding around and on the wreck.  As always we had a great dive.

With the on set of warm weather it is sure getting nicer being out on the boat.  Don’t miss out on a great charter!

He’s Back….. again!!

[singlepic id=119 w=320 h=240 mode=watermark float=left]Yesterday had UWE out in Tuwanek working on Bruno’s Rescue course.  Things went extremely well, Bruno had no troubles at all completing the skills that were needed for this dive.  On completion, we figured we would go on a little fun dive, and I have been wanting to get down to check out the one octopus den we had so much luck with last year….and sure enough!  He’s Back and bigger then ever!

While returning to the excite point sure enough we ran into a beautiful little pipe fish!  This little guy was sitting in about 25 ft [singlepic id=226 w=320 h=240 mode=watermark float=right]of water, out on the sand just checking things out.  You can tell that spring is in full swing, the shallows were teeming with life!  We are headed back there tomorrow, to do a refresher in the doubles, so we can finish off Bruno’s Decompression’s course….more video you say??  Definitely!!!

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