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Log Date: Thursday, Jul 14, 2016
Entry By: Galapagos Aggressor Crew





 



*GALAPAGOS AGGRESSOR Captain’s Log * July 14th-21st, 2016

 

CREW:

Captain             Jhon Carlos Yepez

Chef                         Alfredo Varela

Instructors             Walter & Ruben

Steward             Lenin Soto

 

GUESTS:

Jeffrey, Scott, Emma, Jennifer, Neil, David, John, Jason, Jeffrey, Tucker, Austin, Zachary, Kenneth, Forrest, John, Daniel

 

DIVE SITES:

Thursday – Check dive at Itabaca Channel

Friday – Punta Carrión

Saturday – Wolf Island

Sunday – Darwin Island

Monday – Darwin & Wolf Island

Tuesday –Punta Vicente Roca

Wednesday – Cousins Rock

 

Thursday July 14th

This week we welcomed aboard visitors coming from Canada, United Kingdom and USA. We picked them up from Baltra Airport in the morning and headed out to a briefing and to get ready for our check dive. During the check dive we saw sea turtles, sea lions and sting rays.

*Air Temp. 79 F

*Water Temp. 70 F

* Visibility 40 ft

 

Friday July 15th

On Friday, we had two dives in Punta Carrion north side of Santa Cruz Island. We saw mantas, eagle rays, sting rays, sea turtles, sea lions and tropical fish.

 

Later on, we had a land tour in Bartolome Island to see a volcanic and pristine land scape from the top.

*Air Temp. 78 F

*Water Temp. 66 F

* Visibility 30 ft

 

Saturday July 16th

We reached Wolf Island to dive with hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks, eagle rays, sea turtles, jacks, tunas, scorpion fish, barracudas and tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 78 F

*Water Temp. 72 F

* Visibility 40 ft

 

 

Sunday July 17th

On Sunday we went to Darwin, one of the most famous ones in Galapagos. Here, we could see the hammerhead sharks, silky sharks, black tip sharks, Galapagos sharks, dolphins, jacks, tunas, moray eels and tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 79 F

*Water Temp. 73 F

* Visibility 40 ft

 

Monday July 18th

Around Darwin and Wolf we had other dive times, in which we saw hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks, black tip sharks, moray eels, sea turtles, sea lions, dolphins and tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 79 F

*Water Temp. 73 F

* Visibility 60 ft

 

Tuesday July 19th

Going down south, at Cabo Douglas and Punta Vicente Roca, Tuesday gave us the chance to see other variety of the marine life: we could swim with mola molas, marine iguanas, sea turtles, sea lions, penguins, cormorants, bat fish, sting rays, torpedo rays and tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 78 F

*Water Temp. 60 F

* Visibility 25 ft

 

Wednesday July 20th

On Wednesday, after a night navigation going east, we could visit Cousins’ Rock. She was waiting for us with sea lions, sea turtles, eagle rays, barracudas, moray eels, white tip sharks and tropical fish.

 

Later on, we went to visit the highlands of Santa Cruz to see the famous giant tortoises: the Galapagos were peacefully walking around the place, in the wild. It was a precious moment.

*Air Temp. 78 F

*Water Temp. 70 F

* Visibility 40 ft

 

Thursday July 21st

 

We said our farewells to our guests, feeling a little bit sad that our group was leaving us, but having the sensation of a great week. Thanks again for joining us along the Galapagos Aggressor; we hope to see you again soon!

 

 

Galapagos Aggressor Crew