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Belize Aggressor III - Captains Log October 24 to 31, 2015
Air Temp: 85 fahrenheit / 29 celsius
Water Temp: 85 fahrenheit / 29 celsius
…Donna, Fred, Chris, Mike, Florina, Kerry, Edward, Michael, Judy, Chris, Nataly, Scott, Greg, Paul, Fay, Morag, Craig
Sunday - Sandy Slope & Zip Line
Monday - Long Caye Ridge & SE Cut
Tuesday - Half Moon Caye Wall, Lighthouse Wall & Painted Wall
Wednesday - Island of HMC, Blue Hole & Silver Caves
Thursday - Long Caye Wall & Julie’s Jungle
Friday - Quebrada & Painted Wall
Saturday October 24th
…17 divers from the USA, UK, and Germany 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 October 25th
…We began our week of diving on Turneffe Islands Atoll. The weather was pleasant and the diving very good.
Monday October 26th
…A pod of 20 Dolphins welcomed us on Lighthouse Atoll. During the dives we encountered several spotted eagle rays, feisty damsel fish protecting their algae gardens, and a couple hawks bill turtles.
Tuesday October 27th
…Encounters were plenty with caribbean reef sharks, small black tip sharks, octopus, mating indigo hamlets, schools of horse eye jacks, swim-throughs, and great cleaning stations for Black Groupers and Nassau Groupers.
Wednesday October 28th
…We started the day off with some Bird watching at Half Moon Caye. Then we motored to the Great Blue Hole. The afternoon dives were filled with sharks, octopus, a great big orange sea horse and tarpon right beneath the yacht.
Thursday October 29th
…Turtles, spotted eagle rays, free swimming moray eels, burrfish, caribbean reef squid, arrow squid, lettuce sea slug, southern stingrays and much more marine life was encountered and photographed during this exceptional day of diving.
Friday October 30th
…We finished the week of great diving at two of my favorite dive sites - Quebrada & Painted Wall. Beautiful sponges decorating the vertical walls, a big loggerhead passed by as well as a couple magnificent eagle rays. Once the diving was done, we packed up and headed back to Belize City.
…Congratulations to the following divers:
Iron Divers - Paul, Fay, Ed, Craig, Morag, Chris, Michael, Scott
Milestone Divers - Paul (500), Terry (2000)
PADI EAN40 Diver - Mike
PADI Rescue Diver - Mike
Saturday October 31st - HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!
…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