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Belize Aggressor III - Captains Log November 7 to 14, 2015
Air Temp: 83 fahrenheit / 29 celsius
Water Temp: 84 fahrenheit / 29 celsius
Guests: Claudette, Don, Eric, Lori Ann, Laura, Dan, Pierre, Brad, Blaine, Patrick, Steven, Don, Michael, Klaus, Verena, John, Michelle
Sunday - Sandy Slope & Zip Line
Monday - Long Caye Ridge & Silver Caves
Tuesday - Island of HMC, Blue Hole & HMC Wall
Wednesday - Tarpon Caves & Long Caye Wall
Thursday - Painted Wall & Nurse Shark Ridge
Friday - Long Caye Ridge & Triple Anchor
Saturday November 7th
…17 Divers joined us aboard the beautiful Belize Aggressor III. Guests began the boarding process around 3:00PM. Scuba equipment setup and each guest shown to their cabins. We had our welcome aboard briefing and champagne toast at 5:30PM.
Sunday November 8th
…We began our week of diving on Turneffe Islands Atoll. Sitings included the allusive sargassum trigger fish, pipe horse, pipe fish, and even a sea horse at Zip Line.
Monday November 9th
…Guests awoke to Lighthouse Reef Atoll to begin a wonderful day of diving. Schools of horse eye jacks, a couple free swimming green morays, sharks, rays, barracudas, and our resident sea horse could be seen during the day.
Tuesday November 10th
…The guests checked out the island of Half Moon Caye, home to more than 4,000 birds. Afterward we motored to the Great Blue Hole, takes about an hour to navigate the water ways of Lighthouse reef atoll. Once on site everyone dropped in together and enjoyed the enormous stalactite formations at depth. In the afternoon, encounters with caribbean reef sharks, eagle rays, blue parrot fish, gray angelfish, rosy razor fish by the dozens, and a carpet of garden eels moving to the oceans beat at Half Moon Caye Wall.
Wednesday November 11th
…Enormous lobsters, channel clinging crabs, a lazy porcupine puffer fish were seen during the day dives. The night dive was exceptional. Plenty of silver sides, tarpon, caribbean reef squid and a couple octopus were all out for photos and video opportunities.
Thursday November 12th
…A big nurse shark, southern stingrays, reticulate moray, squid, octopus and a giant logger head turtle were just a few of the encounters throughout the day and night.
Friday November 13th
… Friday came quickly and after the last dive we packed up and began the travel back to port.
…Congratulations to the following divers:
Iron Divers - Blaine, Pierre, Patrick, Daniel, Steven, Brad, Laura
SSI EAN40 Divers - John & Michelle
Saturday November 14th
…8:00AM the crew said their good byes as the guests departed the vessel.
…Well, that’s the week folks. On behalf of the crew - keep smiling and keep diving. And remember with Aggressor you always EAT, SLEEP, & DIVE!
Captain Jay Roberts