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Belize Aggressor IV Captain’s Log 15-22 July 2017
Air Temp. 81-86+ F
Water Temp. 81-86 F
2nd Captain Rafael
Dive Master Conway
Assistant Chef Carlos
Barbara, Danny, Frederica, Chuck, Cheryl, Mike, Ann, Dan, Mike, Brian, Kit, Mike, Chris, Laurie, Tim, Julian, Michael, Monica and Doug.
Sunday – Julies Jungle, Eagle Ray Wall
Monday – Chain, Wall, Long Caye Ridge
Tuesday – Silver Caves, Dos Chicas
Wednesday – Half Moon Caye Wall, Long Caye Wall
Thursday – Blue Hole, Cathedral
Friday – Sandy Slope
After guest boarded unpacked and started relaxing. After guests were settled in and we finished our Welcome Aboard Briefing, the Belize Aggressor departed for her first dive site just off Long Caye called Julies Jungle.
Sunday July 16th
Julies Jungle was our first dive site of the week. After checking our wheights and camera equipment, we went swimming with Schools of Snappers, Grunts, Angelfish, Spotted Eels, Barracudas, Lyonfish, and Nurse Sharks. Eagle Ray Wall was our afternoon and night dive site. Here we enjoyed Colorful Soft and Hard Corals, Eels, Rays, Mackerel, Squids, Large School of Jacks and Chubs under the vessel, Tarpon, Sharks and Octopus.
Monday July 17th
On Monday morning we enjoyed the Chain Wall dive site, swimming with Juvenile Drums, Schools of Creole Wrasses, French and Queen Angelfish, two curious nurse sharks, male and female and an elegant swimming spotted Sting Ray. Long Caye Ridge was next enjoying our encounters with Smooth Trunkfish, Caribbean Spiny Lobsters, Spotted Moray Eels, Tarpon and a curious Caribbean Reef Shark.
Tuesday July 18th
Still on the west side of Long Caye there is a wonderful dive site called Silver Caves. We saw Long Sea Whips, Orange Deep Water Fans and Queen Triggerfish, Cero Mackerel, Green Moray, a Nurse Shark and even a Larger Head Turtle. Next dive spot was Dos Chichas, diving with Huge Barrel Sponges, Colorful Tube Sponges, Water Fans, Lobsters, Angelfish, Stingrays and Octopus.
Wednesday July 19th
Half Moon Caye Wall was our first stop today, with Schools of Creole Wrasses, Mackerel, Chubs, Eagle Rays, Groupers, Dark Eels, Blennies, Pipefish and a Very Colorful Wall. Long Caye Wall was our afternoon and night dive site. We enjoyed a huge variety of Marine Life like Snappers, Turtles, Shrimps, Crabs, Cleaner Shrimps, Caribbean Spiny and Slipper Lobsters, Green Moray Eels, Rays, Squid and Octopus.
Thursday July 20th
Today, weather permit, we made our way to the famous Blue Hole. While some went for a shallow diving, some others went for a deeper dive and so we enjoyed the inmensity of the Blue Hole and its stalactites. On the shallowest side, someone made to see a couple of Flamingo Tongues.After that we stopped over the Half Moon Caye island where we could go on shore and enjoy the island.
The Cathedral was our dive site in the afternoon and night. Here we enjoyed Colorful Soft and Hard Corals, Eels, Rays, Mackerel, Large School of Jacks and Chubs under the vessel, Tarpon, Sharks and Octopus.
Friday June 21st
Our last dive site of the week was Sandy Slope. It is a nicve dive site to make bubbles and see Lobsters, Knobby and Giant Anemone, Spiny Fileclams, Knobby Scallops, Deep Water Fans and Pipefish.
The Crew Would Like To Thank Everyone For Joining Us On The Belize Aggressor IV!!!
Until The Next Time Safe Travels…
Belize Aggressor IV Crew