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Rob Williamson '21

Rob Williamson '21
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Grand Caymans Day 7

Quickly, after finishing breakfast, we gathered our gear for the final time and headed to the boats excited for two more dives. We stayed on the North side of island today because of the calm water, the first dive site of the day was Sandhole. After submerging and swimming along the reef wall for 10 minutes we came upon...

Grand Caymans Day 6

After waking up and eating breakfast we took a ride in the vans to the boats, ready and excited for our two wreck dives. The fist was at the USS Kittiwake which was sunk in the Caymans in 2011 at a depth of 70 feet, but after a large storm came through it tipped on its side and now...

Grand Caymans Day 5

After finishing breakfast, we gathered our gear and made our way to the boat anxious for our 3 dives of the day. At our first dive site, Hepps Pipeline, named from the shape of the walls, had an abundant amount of fish and coral. One fish that caught my eye was the smooth trunkfish, it is identified by its...

Grand Caymans Day 4

The morning started with heavy rains, after the rain calmed down we took the van to the boat because of the choppy water outside the resort. Our first dive was at a site called Big Dipper, on one side of the reef is a sandy floor and the other, a wall, that goes deeper than 100 ft. When swimming...

Grand Caymans Day 3

After breakfast we boarded the boat for an exciting adventure at Big Tunnels for the deepest dive yet this trip. Upon entering we immediately saw some black durgon swimming near the bottom. We descended over the coral reefs and began our path around the coral reefs. When we were at our deepest depth of 100ft. my partner and I...

Grand Cayman Day 2

Today started with an early breakfast, which was followed by a boat briefing. Quickly, after the briefing ended, we gathered our gear and got on the boat ready to go on our first dive of the trip. We went on a quick boat ride from the resort to the school house dive site. We quickly and excitedly jumped in...

Grand Caymans Day 1

Shortly after arriving in the caymans at the resort we gathered our gear and went snorkeling off the dock. We quickly became acclimated to the water temperature and then started to snorkel near the shore of the island. My buddy and I quickly saw many different species of fish and coral that we were able to identify from the...