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Nick Byrne '14

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Final day

Yesterday was a two tank dive for coral replant the first dive we went and collected coral and the second dive we worked with marine two guys to set the coral up for growth. The afternoon consisted of a short snorkel because we went to mass in the afternoon. This was a very cool mass and also intresting because...

Rhone

Today we started off with a double tank dive at the Rhone. The Rhone is a sunken ship that has turned into a dive site with all sorts of marine organisms. When we first got down there we saw all sorts of fish and one of the coolest things i saw was a group of 13 squid who let...

Turttle tag day

Day three was a very active day. The morning led off with a snorkel and a touch tank. We dove with our instructors and collected things to look at in a tank. Once we got on land we picked up various sea urchins and coral to examine while the instructors told us all about them. We then had some...

Fish ID test

Day two was a great day in the water. Our morning activity was a snorkel at "the baths" where we saw a ton of different fish and a barracuda. The afternoon activity was a very fun dive where we saw a reef shark, sea turtle, lion fish and many more cool fish. The other cool thing about todays...

Day 1 blog

Today was the very first dive of the trip. When we first got into the water, we reviewed our basic skills to make sure we did not forget them. We did the partially flooded mask, sharing air, and neutral buoyancy. After each person in our group of four completed those things, we were able to explore the reef with...

Nick byrne

I have never been scuba diving before besides a lake for a scuba certification class but from what i hear its a great experience. Also the way i see it, i can either sit in a science class all semester or go scuba diving at the british virgin islands with my classmates. I am looking forward to seeing some...