Exciting dives

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Exciting dives

Post by YellowEye » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:42 pm

Hi
Question for all

a) do you have any particularly exciting dives coming up that you've planned? Spill it here
b) are there any cool dives you want to do in the next 3-6 which you've not yet made arrangements for?

I'd be interested to know what people are doing/thinking

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Re: Exciting dives

Post by Joshua Smith » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:58 pm

I've got two shots at diving the Admiral Sampson coming up. That wreck has eluded me so far....
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Re: Exciting dives

Post by Jeremy » Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:21 pm

Hmm, this month Possession Point Ferry, Onamac Point Reef, several Fischnaller dives such as Washington Park.
April, Florida cave diving.
May, Lake Chelan, Titan Missile Silo, Clear Lake (avoid crappy puget sound viz)
June, 11 dive weekend in the San Juan's
Aug, Neah Bay, Diamond Knot, Dungenous Crane

And in between will be hitting dives out of the Bliss book.

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Re: Exciting dives

Post by LCF » Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:32 am

Heading out tomorrow to do the Socorros -- mantas and hammerheads!

I want to get out and do some more dives off Don Coleman's boat. I like boat diving, and I haven't dived Hood Canal enough to be tired of it :)
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Re: Exciting dives

Post by seattlepaul1975 » Wed Mar 05, 2014 8:55 am

I am 90% sure of a trip to Iceland in July and doing the Silfra Crack dive!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKcdJZRwVj8

As well as God's Pocket in October!

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Re: Exciting dives

Post by Norris » Wed Mar 05, 2014 10:19 am

Doing the Cape Breten in Nanaimo in two weeks.

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I really want to do the Diamond Knot. I need to hunt down a trip to that.
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Re: Exciting dives

Post by rjw » Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:21 am

Joshua Smith wrote:I've got two shots at diving the Admiral Sampson coming up. That wreck has eluded me so far....


actually its 4 shots :smt064
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Re: Exciting dives

Post by Jeff Pack » Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:27 am

Nanaimo wrecks, and Snake Island Wall after we complete our mod2/3 course soon. Cayman Island Deep Walls towards end of summer.
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Re: Exciting dives

Post by Joshua Smith » Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:57 am

rjw wrote:
Joshua Smith wrote:I've got two shots at diving the Admiral Sampson coming up. That wreck has eluded me so far....


actually its 4 shots :smt064


4 shots 2 times.
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Re: Exciting dives

Post by rjw » Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:00 pm

Joshua Smith wrote:
rjw wrote:
Joshua Smith wrote:I've got two shots at diving the Admiral Sampson coming up. That wreck has eluded me so far....


actually its 4 shots :smt064


4 shots 2 times.

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Re: Exciting dives

Post by lynchpit2 » Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:37 pm

Ocean Quest is diving Zeus Reef and Day Island Wall Saturday.

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Re: Exciting dives

Post by YellowEye » Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:22 pm

Wow, looks like there are some very cool dives planned. I haven't even heard of all those dives, thanks for sharing!

For me
a) I have Port Hardy and Deception Pass planned in April, and Neah Bay in Aug. Can't wait.
b) I want to get back out to watermans' wall, salt creek, and the san juan islands. And i'll take any excuse to go to point hudson, keystone, skyline, or day island. Ideally one or more of these at night. If you're interested, let me know :)

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Re: Exciting dives

Post by Magoi » Thu Mar 06, 2014 4:59 pm

Currently planning a family trip to Iceland in late August to dive Strytan hydrothermal vent, do some sight seeing, and maybe dive the Silfra rift too. Am booked on a 10 day liveaboard in late Oct/Nov that goes from the north end of the Sea of Cortez to the south end, ending at Cabo San Lucas. Would love to do a trip to God's Pocket. Got a brochure on a return trip to Puerto Galera in the Philippines that we are seriously considering. It's nice to be moving toward retirement.
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Re: Exciting dives

Post by Joshua Smith » Thu Mar 06, 2014 5:49 pm

YellowEye wrote:Wow, looks like there are some very cool dives planned. I haven't even heard of all those dives, thanks for sharing!

For me
a) I have Port Hardy and Deception Pass planned in April, and Neah Bay in Aug. Can't wait.
b) I want to get back out to watermans' wall, salt creek, and the san juan islands. And i'll take any excuse to go to point hudson, keystone, skyline, or day island. Ideally one or more of these at night. If you're interested, let me know :)


Port Hardy blew my mind. It's an amazing place. Which dive op?
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Re: Exciting dives

Post by Fordman » Thu Mar 06, 2014 10:45 pm

Philippines in a month.

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Re: Exciting dives

Post by YellowEye » Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:23 pm

Joshua Smith wrote:Port Hardy blew my mind. It's an amazing place. Which dive op?


God's Pocket! :)

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Re: Exciting dives

Post by seattlepaul1975 » Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:51 pm

+1 for gods pocket!

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Re: Exciting dives

Post by BillZ » Fri Mar 07, 2014 3:54 pm

Headed to Egypt in September with Bdub and a few others on this board for a rec/tec trip . I think a couple of spots are open if your interested Eric.

http://www.frogkickdiving.com/egypt-2014.html

I'm also planning on doing a Neah Bay trip in the early summer - Not sure on the dates yet but it would be on a weekend with good tides. It would be a family friendly trip - let me know if your interested.......

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Re: Exciting dives

Post by BillZ » Fri Mar 07, 2014 5:54 pm

YellowEye wrote:Wow, looks like there are some very cool dives planned. I haven't even heard of all those dives, thanks for sharing!

For me
a) I have Port Hardy and Deception Pass planned in April, and Neah Bay in Aug. Can't wait.
b) I want to get back out to watermans' wall, salt creek, and the san juan islands. And i'll take any excuse to go to point hudson, keystone, skyline, or day island. Ideally one or more of these at night. If you're interested, let me know :)

If you want to hit Waterman Wall pick a day and let me know......

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