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Log Date: Saturday, Apr 22, 2017
Entry By: Fiji Aggressor crew

 



 

 

Captain’s log – 22/04/17 – 29/04/2017

 

 

CREW

Captain - Joji

Chief Engineer – Vince Moore

Dive Master - Mosese

Chef - Penny

Steward - Eddie

Cruise Director - Rhys

 

Guest – Igor, Olexandra, Vasyl, Oleg, Alla, Vadym, Lyudmila, Levgenil, Veronica, Olexandra Lanin

 

DIVE SITES

Sunday – Namara, Jeanie’s rock, Dravuni passage, Alacrity, Alacrity

Monday – M&M, Eye catcher, Eye catcher, Yellowish rock

Tuesday – Mellow yellow, Mellow yellow, Day dream, day dream, twin tower

Wednesday – Twin tower, Pintos, Stopover, Village visit

Thursday – Wreck dive, Bombshell, Labyrinth, Labyrinth

Friday – Murray’s point, Rainbow wall

Saturday – Suva port

 

 

Saturday – Kadavu -

Welcome aboard our guest. Guest headed to their designated cabin unpacked and settle in nice and early. Our chef Penny served them a nice hot lunch while we began with our official crew introduction and safety briefing. We left the dock at 1430pm after receiving our exited guest and already eager to dive. There were much talk about the upcoming week, and the possibilities of seeing manta rays, white tip, hammerhead and other critters.

 

 

Sunday – Kadavu - 23/04/17

A beautiful sunrise was viewed this morning with a clear view of Dravuni Island 0730am we did our check out dive at Namara reef before we headed to

Jeannie’s rock after arrival at the site our guest began the process of getting ready for the 2nd dive. Camera and gears were double-checked before divers start entering the water at 1030am. The 2nd dive lasted for nearly an hour with reports back seeing puffer fish, box fish, moray eels, lobster, black leaf scorpion fish the water was calm and warm and everyone is talked excitedly about the next dive. Our 3rd dive produce results of many reef fish and fusilier fish, grey reef, white tip, moray eels and of cause the best viewing of an eagle ray and mumble ray was found along with many reef fish along the wall. 4th dive also produce the same results with additional sightings of moray eels, two hawksbill turtle. What a show, they arched, pivoted, and glided overhead as we were able to view them and take many great pictures of them. The night dive conclude our day with sightings of a green moray eel, turtle and many critters

 

 

 

 

Monday – Kadavu – 24/04/17

Our day began early, heading south this time towards our next dive site. We splashed in right at 0730 AM M&M greeted by a huge pods of fusilier fish, unicorn fish, grey reef, white tip, sea turtles, different types of anthias that covers the entire pinnacle and lots of groupers, black spotted sweetlips. 2nd 3rd dive at Eye catcher there was an incredible amount of fish at this site the main attraction of this site is the combination of colors with crevices which had the variety of fish, critters and creatures from sea turtle, white tip, and grey reef. At Yellowish for our 4th dive we were able to see some unicorn fish, box fish, octopus, leaf scorpion fish and much more. We soon afterwards began to travel north to our last dive sport of the day

 

Tuesday – Kadavu - 25/04/17

We started our day at Mellow yellow visibility wasn’t good this morning, but the diving still great. this morning we saw grey, white tip, bump head wrasse, Second and third dive at day dreamer we did get to view many jacks an barracudas do their early morning hunting around the pinnacle school of banner fish, school of barracudas, school of jacks and of cause the grey reef sharks and white tip. After this dive we heaved anchor and headed to Twin tower where we do our 4th dive, what a spectacular dive it was an amazing site especially when we have a bunch of happy Ukrainian divers

 

 

 

Wednesday – Kadavu – 26/04/17

First dive at Twin tower rock this morning another spectacular dive we were greeted by a school of unicorn fish, grey reef, white tip sharks but at 65 ft. school of fusilier fish were everywhere, we did get to view many moray eels. 2nd dive at Pintos unicorn fish, grey reef, white tip shark barracudas, jacks, leatherback turtle. We headed to stopover reef for our 3rd dive which has the variety of beautiful coral and colorful soft coral. There were some big Spanish mackerel, amberjack, and grey reef sharks. After the dive we started the main engine and headed to Drue village for a village visit our guest were so excited about the visit while we at the village the village elders started to introduce them the traditional ways of drinking kava and later entertained our guest with a Fijian dancing (meke) war dance, our guest had some real taste of Fijian meal that were cooked in the underneath oven…delicious. Roast pork, roast chicken, Palusami with coconut cream milk, marinated fish…. delicious

 

 

 

Thursday - Kadavu – 27/04/17

Our first dive this morning at Dri loa wreck very nice and calm first dive

Flatworms, nudibranch, regal angelfish, spotted porcupine the coral growth here is pretty amazing there were lots of pregnant pipe fish, Onate Ghosh pipe fish. 2nd dive at –Bombshell we saw turtle, green moray, school of jacks, barracudas and lots of reef fish 3rd and 4th dive at labyrinth black spotted, oriental, diagonal sweetlips were permanent resident of this rock, grey reef and white tip sharks were also spotted on this dive.

 

Friday – Kadavu – 28/04/17

1st dives at Murrays wall we saw regal angel fish, spotted porcupine, eagle ray , hawksbill turtle, Moray eels, lots of parrot fish, longnose file fish, longfin banner fish, grey reef, white tip sharks. 2nd dive at Rainbow wall our guest saw school of jacks and barracudas, grey reef, white tip, Bumphead wrasse, lots of parrot fish, soft coral and many reef fish. As we headed back to Suva the crew started rinses all their dive gears and dried them before we arrives port

1545hrs – the Fiji Aggressor arrived in port

1800 hrs. – Cocktail was served

 

 

 

Saturday – Lami jetty – 29/04/17

0630hrs – continental breakfast was prepared for our guest prior to disembarking the vessel

The watermen of the Fiji aggressor bids farewell to the guest and hope that they have a safe journey back home to their loved ones and hoped we would meet again someday