Friday was the last day of diving. You need to allow a day for your body to get rid of the excess nitrogen you absorb, so we had to be out of the water by three. We did a pair of boat dives in the morning, to Country Garden at the northern end of the island, then Sampler, off of Klein Bonaire. Continue reading →
Between weather and family stuff and a new motorcycle, I haven’t been diving much at all this year. A couple of weeks ago, Andrew and I did Loblolly Cove; I knew I’d see some neat stuff as soon as I … Continue reading →
I did a pair of shore dives with my friend Andrew Sunday off of Old Garden Beach in Rockport. Old Garden is where I got certified, and it’s still one of my favorites because of its easy entry. It’s a … Continue reading →
Sunday, I was fortunate enough to go on a boat dive with my friend Jack, along with his wife Jane and their friends Barbara and Karen. As we approached the Gloucester drawbridge, we could see a bunch of sails in … Continue reading →
I was fortunate enough to go for a pair of boat dives with my friend Jack Hinz yesterday. The weather was just great – on the way out, we could see Boston in the distance. Because of the wind direction, … Continue reading →
Thursday night, I did a night dive off Back Beach with a group from East Coast Divers. It was an awesome dive; the water was relatively warm, the dive was easy and we saw a lot of stuff.
The main point of a night dive is that things come out in the night that you can’t see during the day. And the highlight, for me, were the squids. I’d never seen them here in New England before, but I saw a bunch of them on this dive. We also saw a bunch of very small lobsters, a flounder, a small skate, and a shorthorn sculpin. Continue reading →
I did a combined dusk/night dive at Folly Cove Saturday night. It’s been something I’ve been wanting to do for a while, and this weekend seemed to be the perfect time, with the days getting shorter, but before the cold … Continue reading →