California’s Santa Cruz Island is one of my favorite places to dive! Because conditions were not that great for this area, we stuck to Big Rock for all our dives. The water was cold (58 F) but it was great diving with the Spectre and warming up in their jacuzzi between dives. Dove December 2017.Highlights: getting a […]
California’s Channel Islands are amazing! Situated just off the coast south of Santa Barbara, California, its kelp forests and amazing visibility are second to none. These unique islands offer homes to many endemic species and subspecies. With temperatures ranging from 48° to 75° F, there are a variety of animals that make their home here as well as […]
In the Hawaiian islands, Maui has an amazing amount of underwater life and diving in it’s Pacific cool waters is always a privilege! It is a divers paradise all year round! We weren’t fortunate enough to see the mantas on our Big Island trip… I guess we’ll just have to go again! Highlights: night dive on the Big Island, […]
Had a good dive off the beach in Santa Barbara. The conditions looked promising but it turned out to be very “surgy”. Saw many spanish shawl nudibranchs, jellyfish, lobster, and more! Dove with some good company off of Campus Point, Santa Barbara, California May 2017.
Discovered a huge patch of thriving sand dollars! Also saw lobsters, sea hares, hornyhead Turbot (right eye flounder) and more! Amazing visibility off the shore, fun animal life , good company and beautiful location. Enjoyed taking my new iTorch Pro 6+ dive light out and testing it out for the first time. Dove Aug 2016 […]
Lake Tahoe is located inland on the California and Nevada border. I dove on a sunny warm day in June. The water/snow-melt is definitely a bit chilly (my dive computer marked 52°F). But if you’re not near an ocean, it’s a fun, mellow and a safe dive. I enjoyed finding the crawdads and zeroing in […]