CANCELLED Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

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CANCELLED Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by H20doctor » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:56 pm

OOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHHH man this tide is ripping out ... 6 foot high tide to -2 neg low tide...
for those of you who have not done this dive is goes like this... we meet at driftwood on Whidbey Island.. and get in there, the current rocks us down all the way to keystone .. over a Mile and half..
what do you need for this dive ?
a 119 or 130 tank
or Doubles...
Or a scooter for added fun..
You will hit a deco at 50 mins , but we usually shallow up to 25 feet and finish the drift
Happy diving attitude..

If you have never done a drift dive and you are wanting to exp a blast then this is the dive for you
I would ask if your going to show for this dive , that you have experience in current, boat diving in current, and skills in diving solo and being seperated... we have had divers seperate on this dive..

max current is at 10 am ... so we want to splash at 930 ...

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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island

Post by Scubie Doo » Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:09 pm

When you planning this???? Looks like fun.

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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by H20doctor » Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:52 pm

Sorry I forgot the date.. April 28 th .. Sunday
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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by Jeff Pack » Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:00 am

I've been wanting to do this dive, doing the missile Silo the 27th, so not sure I can make this or not.
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- I got a good squirt in my mouth
- I would imagine that there would be a large amount of involuntary gagging
- I don't know about you but I'm not into swallowing it

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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by LCF » Wed Apr 03, 2013 8:06 am

Wow -- that would have been fun. Too bad I'm going to be up at God's Pocket!
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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by H20doctor » Wed Apr 03, 2013 11:43 am

LCF wrote:Wow -- that would have been fun. Too bad I'm going to be up at God's Pocket!


[sarcasm]And you didnt invite me ????[/sarcasm]
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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by Mortuus » Wed Apr 03, 2013 2:53 pm

YOWZA! -4.7 kt current according to the tables on PYD! Thanks for the post Chris. I had been looking for a day to do this, and a while back I searched through a whole bunch of days looking for a time when the currents ripped at a time other than midnight. For some reason I must have missed this date... Adding it to my calendar.

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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by Mateo1147 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 6:29 pm

I'm in! At least this year it fell on a weekend for us working stiffs. :penelope:
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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by H20doctor » Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:37 pm

Should be rippin good time..
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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by coulterboy » Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:46 pm

Jeff Pack wrote:I've been wanting to do this dive, doing the missile Silo the 27th, so not sure I can make this or not.


I'm doing the Silo dive with you and the rest of the group.

If I can get back home early enough and get some good sleep, I'm in on this drift dive. Chris, 2loud4u, dieseldude and I, did this last year and it was a lot of fun.
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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by Jeff Pack » Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:31 pm

Yea, Matt said its a blast, Might need to stay NE somewhere, and save me a few hours of driving from the south
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- I got a good squirt in my mouth
- I would imagine that there would be a large amount of involuntary gagging
- I don't know about you but I'm not into swallowing it

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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by 2loud4u » Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:57 pm

I should be able to make this one also!! Last year was a blast, been wanting to do it again ever since.
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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by Mateo1147 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:57 pm

Just in case anyone is on the fence about doing this dive but lacks proper tankage, I will have two HP130's available to loan out for your diving pleasure. I would only ask in return a small donation to help refill said tanks. I will be flying in double LP85's. :supz:
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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by 60south » Thu Apr 18, 2013 9:53 pm

OMG! Sounds like a hoot.

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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by Jimothy » Thu Apr 18, 2013 10:57 pm

There is a slight chance I'll be able to make it, have to run to Seatac that morning. I'll have to double check on the time but I'll be dropping my folks off by 0630 (0800 flight iirc). If I have my gear assembled and drive nearly like a madman I should get there in time.

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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by Jeff Pack » Fri Apr 19, 2013 6:46 am

100% I'll be there
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- I got a good squirt in my mouth
- I would imagine that there would be a large amount of involuntary gagging
- I don't know about you but I'm not into swallowing it

CCR discussion on Caustic Cocktails.

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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by Mateo1147 » Fri Apr 19, 2013 6:51 pm

Jeff Pack wrote:100% I'll be there

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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by Norris » Fri Apr 19, 2013 7:02 pm

Mateo is going??? Well Im so THERE!
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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by Mateo1147 » Sat Apr 20, 2013 10:42 am

And you thought I was crazy for driving to bubbles and suds. I checked the mileage once when I met Blaiz for a dive and if you drive around instead of take the ferry it's almost 200 miles from my house to Keystone. According to Mapquest it's 186.61 miles via the Mukilteo ferry. Can wait! :supz: :supz:
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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by philmatt » Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:12 pm

I watched the video of the last drift. If this is still happening I'm in :calvin:
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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by _RAGNAR_ » Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:44 pm

I'm interested. I'm in on the Silo dive on Saturday also.

I live in Mukilteo so if anyone needs a place tp sleep Saturday night I will make my house available

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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by H20doctor » Mon Apr 22, 2013 7:57 pm

well im hoping that the viz clears up some by this sunday... or this dive is really going o suck.. we will be drifting in soup and stew mixed up with 5 feet of visability ..
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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by Jeremy » Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:28 pm

4 knots in 5 ft viz....wheeeeee!

Lots of solo diving in this one methinks.

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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by sarinae » Mon Apr 22, 2013 9:45 pm

Jimothy wrote:There is a slight chance I'll be able to make it, have to run to Seatac that morning. I'll have to double check on the time but I'll be dropping my folks off by 0630 (0800 flight iirc). If I have my gear assembled and drive nearly like a madman I should get there in time.


I can vouch for Jim, he's mad speedy at gearing up. Looks like he's headed in to rescue somebody as fast as he can suit up. You won't be held up waiting for him!

Coulterboy--jealous of your silo dive, hope to do it after some more experience. Can't wait to hear all about it!!! Have a great trip to E WA!

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Re: Dare to Drift Part 2 !!! whidbey Island April 28th

Post by H20doctor » Mon Apr 22, 2013 10:30 pm

Jeremy wrote:4 knots in 5 ft viz....wheeeeee!

Lots of solo diving in this one methinks.


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