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by PapaZ
Thu Aug 20, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Hood Canal Question
Replies: 3
Views: 229

Re: Hood Canal Question

Several others have posted before but couple points: Not so many oysters clusters to step on if you enter parallel near to the pier on the north side. Slope drops off fast Few 'clumps' of marine life Word is best marine life and small wall starts around 100 fsw down to 200 fsw. Six gills have been s...
by PapaZ
Fri Aug 14, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: D.A.N. Dive Insurance for over 70 in Wa. Update Aug 14 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 168

D.A.N. Dive Insurance for over 70 in Wa. Update Aug 14 2020

:rawlings: August 14, 2020 4:45 P.M.. Below is the last couple emails back and forth with D.A.N. about dive insurance for those of us over 70 in Washington State. Appears that D.A.N. is trying for a new underwriter? Shall see. Please feel free to share this with clubs and groups. Would really be nic...
by PapaZ
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Crab catch bag....
Replies: 1
Views: 183

Crab catch bag....

July 23rd, Mukilteo
Lost at end of Boeing dock pier near pilings, one green crab catch bag.
If you find it, there are five crabs looking to escape.

PapaZ :burntchef: :burntchef:
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by PapaZ
Thu Jun 18, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Dive Site Listings
Topic: glen Ayr - Hood Canal
Replies: 4
Views: 549

glen Ayr - Hood Canal

Would appreciate some detailed information about dive site across the highway from Glen Ayr - Hood Canal.
Thank you,
PapaZ
by PapaZ
Wed May 06, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: YDC's May Newsletter
Replies: 0
Views: 1000

YDC's May Newsletter

Good evening to all,

Just sharing our club's May newsletter for all. (pdf format)

Enjoy.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/3zp3n2b0r8e1i ... 6.pdf?dl=0

PapaZ

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by PapaZ
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Update DAN Insurance for over 70 in Wa. State
Replies: 1
Views: 698

Update DAN Insurance for over 70 in Wa. State

Sent a query to our state insurance commissioner and here is the response: Response from Wa. St. Insurance Comm. Office case#1618484 March 4, 2020 Insurance companies establish their own guidelines for who they will insure and under what conditions. We do not limit their coverage for divers age 70 a...
by PapaZ
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Dive Insurance ....
Replies: 12
Views: 1627

Re: Dive Insurance ....

Just checked them out.
They "temporarily" do not have coverage for within the United States.
by PapaZ
Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Dive Insurance ....
Replies: 12
Views: 1627

Dive Insurance ....

D.A.N. has been excellent for giving me peace of mind knowing I have coverage for dive travels we do within the United States and worldwide. My policy expires as of January 31st each year, so I went to D.A.N.s website and started the renewal process online, but keep getting a 'need to choose plan" p...
by PapaZ
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Great day diving with Papa Z! Video! Octo x 2!
Replies: 4
Views: 860

Re: Great day diving with Papa Z! Video! Octo x 2!

Great dive to see octos and with my son!

The octo under the boat today
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and what it looked like 3 weeks ago.
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by PapaZ
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: YDC at 'Pirate's Cove'
Replies: 1
Views: 506

YDC at 'Pirate's Cove'

The Yakima Dive Club enjoyed the weekend diving "Pirate's Cove" (We renamed The Cove for the weekend in celebration of International Talk Like A Pirate Day). September 13-15. The Hood Canal waters viz was a hazy 15-20 feet with temperatures about 50 degrees. Our stay at The Yellow House was a fun so...
by PapaZ
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Here Be Pirates....
Replies: 2
Views: 576

Here Be Pirates....

Shiver me timbers! Thee Yakima Dive Club invites ye to join us for a weekend of diving in Hood Canal and social fun at Thee Yellow House in Hoodsport, Washington September 13-15. Open to all interested in diving and swapping tales. View thee 90 second promo and thee pdf file of information. Contact ...
by PapaZ
Fri Jul 05, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: ID?
Replies: 4
Views: 1329

Re: ID?

Thank you. Appreciated very much for the confirmation.
by PapaZ
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Critter Watchers - PNW Marine Life
Topic: ID?
Replies: 4
Views: 1329

ID?

In Hood Canal, might this be a Northern Ronquil?
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by PapaZ
Sun May 12, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: China .....
Replies: 4
Views: 697

Re: China .....

Reef survey submitted this evening.
by PapaZ
Sat May 11, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: China .....
Replies: 4
Views: 697

China .....

My brother, sister in law and I were diving The Cove Thursday. At the 70 foot blocks, Peggy saw a different looking fish and with dive light, got my attention. Moved in closer and started taking a few pictures and video clips of the 3-4 incher. Sure looks like a China rockfish, but everyone we talke...
by PapaZ
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Sund Rock & The Cove
Replies: 2
Views: 522

Sund Rock & The Cove

My brother and I enjoyed a couple days of diving Hood Canal waters, The Cove (in front of the Yellow House) and both north and south walls of Sund Rock, April 16 & 17. Very ugly viz layer on the 16th from 13 to 30 feet, less than 1 foot, but 15+ hazy feet below that. The next day, 17th, no layer...
by PapaZ
Sun Feb 24, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: White Tang?
Replies: 4
Views: 737

Re: White Tang?

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by PapaZ
Thu Feb 21, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: White Tang?
Replies: 4
Views: 737

White Tang?

Enjoying some diving time in Kona,
But went snorkeling today and saw this tang.
Wondering if it is an albino, unique coloration or 'sick'?
Appeared to be moving about and feeding normal.

Thanks.

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by PapaZ
Fri Feb 15, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Kona, Hawaii Dives
Replies: 9
Views: 1015

Re: Kona, Hawaii Dives

ScubaJess wrote:So awesome!! :)
Warm water sounds fantastic right now.
Did you try the Hawainn avocadoes?


For their size, they have to be on steroids! :) :notworthy:
by PapaZ
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Kona, Hawaii Dives
Replies: 9
Views: 1015

Kona, Hawaii Dives

Enjoyed a couple dives along Kona coastline. Waters, high winds and surf finally calmed down enough to allow boat diving in mornings. Usual marine life, some white tip sharks, octopus, no photos Papa Z f6_resized.jpg f5_resized.jpg f4_resized.jpg f3_resized.jpg f2_resized.jpg f1_resized.jpg f tangs_...
by PapaZ
Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: General SCUBA Discussion
Topic: Wonders of the Sea 3D
Replies: 1
Views: 634

Wonders of the Sea 3D

Enjoyed the special showing of 'Wonders of the Sea 3d" tonight.

Excellent 3D of marine life from Fiji, California, Sea of Cortez and Bahamas.

If available again, worth seeing once.

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by PapaZ
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Invitation by Yakima Dive Club to all.....
Replies: 4
Views: 1218

Re: Invitation by Yakima Dive Club to all.....

The Yakima Dive Club invites you to join us for a weekend of diving adventures, March 15-17, 2019. We have 4 openings yet. Last week, confirmed, with photo, of a 6 gill shark at 40 fsw just across the road, 30 yards from the Y.H.. Sign up and make some new friends and share diving stories and advent...
by PapaZ
Tue Dec 18, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Dive Planning
Topic: Invitation by Yakima Dive Club to all.....
Replies: 4
Views: 1218

Invitation by Yakima Dive Club to all.....

You are invited to join The Yakima Dive Club for a weekend of diving the waters of Hood Canal.

Please view our invitation and join us March 15 to 17, 2019

Papa Z

Yellow House invite March 2019.pdf
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by PapaZ
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:34 am
Forum: Dive Recaps & Trip Reports
Topic: Hood Canal Diving
Replies: 2
Views: 584

Hood Canal Diving

Enjoyed a couple days of diving "The Cove" in Hoodsport, Washington.


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