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Lee Ochs '21

Lee Ochs '21
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Cayman Islands – 7/26

Today I woke up sad that it was my last day because it was my last opportunity to dive in a long time. After getting to breakfast we had to take a van to another dock where the boats were moored because it was too choppy for the boats to be at the dock at the resort. We went...

Cayman Islands – 7/26

Today I woke up sad that it was my last day because it was my last opportunity to dive in a long time. After getting to breakfast we had to take a van to another dock where the boats were moored because it was too choppy for the boats to be at the dock at the resort. We went...

Cayman Islands – 7/25

After getting up early and having breakfast we went out to dive at two shipwreck sites. The first site was USS Kittiwake which was commissioned during ww2 from 1945 to 1994. It ended up in the Cayman Islands because they wanted a large shipwreck so they did the paperwork and finally after six years in 2011 it was towed...

Cayman Islands – 7/24

Today after waking up and going to check the equipment we headed out to the boats for the daily two tank dive. Our first site was deep, usually with us between 100 and 60 feet. Because our first dive was so deep on our second dive we stayed at about 60 feet. On both dives we got really lucky...

Cayman Islands – 7/23

After waking up and getting to the boats early in the morning like usual we headed to the most beautiful dive site so far. This dive site was on the wall of the reef and we dive between 60 and 100 feet but there was a sheer drop off into the blue going 4000 feet. The most mesmerizing part...

Cayman Islands – 7/22

This morning we awoke to a more exciting day in Cayman. At 7 o'clock we had breakfast then got onto the boat for our two tank dive. The first dive site we went to had an arch with coral growing on it. Looking up at the arch with the sea fans and the sunlight shining down was serene. On...

Cayman Islands – 7/21

Today we awoke early to the mini breakfast buffet served at the resort. This was perfect for kick starting us to be ready for our two tank dive this morning. After leaving the serene breakfast our captain and one of the dive masters, Lee, took us up to a diving spot a little north of the resort. Since it...

Cayman Islands – 7/20

Arriving from the small clustered airport and witnessing the swell of the blue water was the perfect introduction to our temporary residence. After packing away our belongings, we went to the end of the dock to snorkel and acclimate before dinner. Due to the current moving southwest in the shallow water most of us only experienced the slightly less...