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Braxton Boyle '20

Braxton Boyle '20
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Day 6 in Hawaii

Day 6 had a very different agenda from our other dive filled days. We headed out to a beautiful white beach for a service project. We were going to attempt to provide a positive human impact on the ocean by picking up people's trash and scattered marine debris. Once we were briefed on the days agenda the leader of...

Day 5 in Hawaii

On our fifth day I was one of the many who was not allowed to go on the black water dive due to a negative that could affect the safety of me or my fellow divers. To substitute for the black water dive we went to multiple places. The first stop was NELHA. At NELHA we were taken underneath...

Day 4 in Hawaii

We woke up bright and early to warm delicious english muffins with ham and cheese. After eating about four maybe five english muffins, I made my way back to my house, packed up, and loaded into the vans. The vans then took off, heading towards our first exciting stop of the day. Captain Zodiac. Captain Zodiac utilizes the speedy...

Hawaii Day 3

Today we woke up bright and early to some Einstein Bros Bagels. We were then given a short amount of time to eat and pack up for our first dives. Quickly I packed up my fins, mask, booties, and my personal items into two separate bags and got back as fast I could to the vans. Loading up as...

Day 2 of Hawaii

After around nine long hours of sitting on a cramped plane, I was excited to finally get started on my Hawaiian adventures with the boys. We started off the day with a hot breakfast of french toast and a wide variety of delicious berries. Once everyone finally woke up and adjusted to the time change, both groups set off...

What I’m excited for

What I am most excited for on this trip is the first dive. After hours of the online dive class, followed by two weeks of putting those skills I learned to the test, immediately trailed by two more weeks of in class learning all to properly prepare me for this first dive. Gladly I can say that all...

In Class Blog Post

(Manta Ray) I am most excited about the night dive as it will push me out of my comfort zone. I am comfortable with lots of light while this dive will is in the dark ocean at night. This will bring new opportunities as I always wanted to swim with a real life manta ray.