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#4 BAHAMAS 2018: Who's Going, Who's Doing What, Extras, Add On's, & Tours


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#1 WreckWench

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Posted 29 March 2018 - 09:28 AM

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REMEMBER EACH TRAVELER MUST BE PREMIER MEMBER OR ABOVE & HAVE DIVE INSURANCE THAT COVERS RELATED TRIP DATES TO BE ELIGIBLE TO JOIN OUR AMAZING TRIPS!

 

Location: Bahamas Aggressor
Dates:      Sept 19-Sept 29, 2018

 

WHO'S GOING & AVAILABILITY UPDATE:
 

PACKAGE & INVENTORY SUMMARY:

  • 5 Diver D/O (double occupancy two beds) cabins = 10 spots d/o - 9 spot sold = 0 SPOTs AVAILABLE (Kamala, Steve, Doris, Barbara, Peggy, Vickie, Rebecca, Mike, Pam, Marcie)
  • 1 Diver QUAD - MALE ONLY - (1 large cabin with 4 beds) - 2 spots sold =  2 MALE SPOTs AVAILABLE (Brad, Larry)
  • Non-Diver and Single Cabins will be adjusted from the above inventory

 

SUMMARY OF WHO IS GOING (Signed up via booking system):
  1. Kamala aka WreckWench - D/O diving
  2. Brad aka Dive_Sail_etc. - Quad diving

  3. Steve aka soonerdiver - D/O diving
  4. Peggy aka Crabby lady - D/O diving

  5. Doris aka Ariesno1 - D/O diving

  6. Barbara aka quiltingdiver - D/O diving

  7. Mike aka aireater - D/O diving

  8. Larry aka OceansEye - Quad diving

  9. Vickie aka Oldladydiver - D/O diving

10. Rebecca aka in_my_element - D/O diving

11. Pam aka scubascoop - D/O diving
12. Marcie aka renegadediver - D/O diving

 

 

THOSE IN THE PROCESS OF SIGNING UP:
1.
 

Free free to post  a reply in this topic to let us know your Add On's and Extras are accurate and up to date. Do not hesitate to post a follow up reply here if you see no response after a few days.

 

ADD-ON'S:

 

Extra Nights (SD will look into putting some rooms on hold for early arrivers and/or those staying late. Alternatively please consider sharing any rooms you book on your own and letting us know so we can help find a roommate to cut your costs):

 1.

 

Nitrox:

1. Kamala aka WreckWench PAID

2. Brad aka dive_sail_etc PAID

3. Steve aka soonerdiver PAID

4. Doris aka Ariesno1 PAID

5. Mike aka aireater PAID
6. Barbara aka quiltingdiver PAID
7, Rebecca aka in_my_element PAID

8. Vickie aka Oldladydiver PAID

9. Marcie aka renegadediver PAID

 

Boat Night Dives INCLUDED but just checking to see who is interested:

1. Kamala aka WreckWench
2. Brad aka dive_sail_etc

3. Doris aka Ariesno1

4. Larry aka OceansEye

5. Rebecca aka in_my_element

 

Rent a Buddy:

1. Barbara aka QuiltingDiver (Week) PAID

 

Rental Gear Needed:

1. Peggy aka Crabby lady - BC (S), Reg

 

Rental Pricing

1. Wetsuit: TBD
2. BC: TBD
3. Fins: TBD
4. Computer: TBD BUT Kamala is working on a better deal with a new partner so stay tuned!
5. Pony bottles: TBD

6. Dive Lights - NEVER RENT AGAIN...our new corporate sponsor Big Blue Dive Lights will let you use one of their lights for FREE on your trip! And then offer great incentives if you wish to own your own!

 

OTHER

 

SPECIAL NEEDS

1. Marcie aka renegadediver - Make sure plenty of fruit and vegetable options, I am vegetarian but I do eat eggs and cheese.

 

SOMETHING TO CELEBRATE!!

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ARRIVALS

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DEPARTURES

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Edited by dive_sail_etc, 12 September 2018 - 11:15 AM.

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Posted 10 April 2018 - 05:03 PM

Kamala, I sent you a message.  Please reply.

 

I signed up and paid in full including for nitrox. 



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Posted 12 April 2018 - 09:48 PM

Kamala, I sent you a message.  Please reply.

 

I signed up and paid in full including for nitrox. 

 

 

I'm in the Phi8llippines so 12 hrs difference...sorry for the late reply. I have responded to all emails and pm's. Thank you!



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Posted 15 April 2018 - 09:16 PM

After reading the info on this trip, specifically the correspondence with the capt about diving Cat Island and Conception Island, I wanted to add my thoughts.  I started my diving in the Bahamas, specifically Cat Island.  The island is in the shape of a backwards L.  The long side runs somewhat North to South, with the shorter leg East to West.  I did all of my diving on the Southern side of the island.  This was mainly in the 80's and 90's.  Running West to East along that side, there is Hawks Nest, Devils Point, Cutlass, Winding Bay, and Columbus Point.  Most of my dives were from Hawks Nest, where the wall started in 80-90 foot of water.  As you get East of Devils point, the wall starts closer to the 60 foot area.  There are also a lot of patch reefs inside the wall between Devils Point and Winding Bay.  Devils Point was a frequent spot for seeing a hammerhead, but that was in the Feb March time frame.  In those days, the area between Devils Point and Winding Bay was covered with Elk Horn Coral.  Very beautiful diving.  As you work your way East to Winding Bay and Columbus point, you were getting into some potentially interesting diving areas.  Columbus point is now well known for diving with Oceanic White tips.  I did a lot of fishing there, having caught dolphin, tuna, wahoo, marlin, and sail fish.  Most fishing trips included Oceanic White tip sightings, and many fish were lost to big sharks before they were landed.  Another interesting option is a place called Tarter Banks.  It is about 5 miles South of Devils Point.  I do not recall the exact size of it, but I will estimate it to be about 1/4 to 1/2 mile square.  The reefs on top came to within 45-50 feet of the surface, while the edge of the banks was around 90-100 feet before it dropped off to a few hundred feet.  I did one dive there, and remember seeing a couple of very large sharks far enough away that they were basically just shadows.  I suspected they were tigers.  I never did get to Conception, but heard wonderful things about the diving there.

 

Ed


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Posted 18 April 2018 - 10:25 PM

Thank you Ed for the great feedback and to all w e will update who is all going in the next few days!  Thank you!



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Posted 08 May 2018 - 03:37 PM

Kamala, I am interested in the night dives.

 

Also, in which hotel do you usually stay?  I will arrive on September 18. 


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Posted 08 May 2018 - 03:47 PM

Kamala, I am interested in the night dives.

 

Also, in which hotel do you usually stay?  I will arrive on September 18. 

 

Great! We will add you to the interested list! And I am in the process of picking a group hotel for early arrivals.  Arriving a day early can be a great idea!



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Posted 21 June 2018 - 07:06 AM

I'm going to arrive in Nassau a day early (September 18th), do I need to find my own room or will there be others that need rooms?



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Posted 22 June 2018 - 03:01 PM

I'm going to arrive in Nassau a day early (September 18th), do I need to find my own room or will there be others that need rooms?

 

 

There will most likely be others as well. We'll help with rooming for anyone wanting to do d/o vs a single room. Let us know!



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Posted 05 July 2018 - 05:09 PM

I am excited and pleased to be onboard.

Anyone focusing on photography? I know we all take pictures. I'm interested if you are one of those serious photographer that scouts for subjects to shoot vs. Oh look, let me get a shot of that type diver..

Is anyone interested on Blue Light Photography? Some may call it UV or if allowed and the boat is willing, blackwater photography ( I have not experienced a liveaboard that will do blackwater )?

I ask because if you are interested in performing Bluelight photography (best at night), you will need some special equipment to support that type of photography, ie. a barrier for the lens, and eyes and of course, Blue Lights.

I have my personal lights, enough to support perhaps 2 maybe 4 people but not the barrier specific to your camera.

If you are interested in learning more on this technique and would like to perform some bluelight photography, I will need to know your camera type (ie. Camera Body) and housing type (ie. manufacturer) so I may reach out to a manufacturer to see if barriers may be available for your make and model. Barriers are not that expensive.

I'll see you on the boat.

 

-Larry


Edited by lars2923, 05 July 2018 - 05:10 PM.


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Posted 08 July 2018 - 06:27 PM

I am excited and pleased to be onboard.

Anyone focusing on photography? I know we all take pictures. I'm interested if you are one of those serious photographer that scouts for subjects to shoot vs. Oh look, let me get a shot of that type diver..

Is anyone interested on Blue Light Photography? Some may call it UV or if allowed and the boat is willing, blackwater photography ( I have not experienced a liveaboard that will do blackwater )?

I ask because if you are interested in performing Bluelight photography (best at night), you will need some special equipment to support that type of photography, ie. a barrier for the lens, and eyes and of course, Blue Lights.

I have my personal lights, enough to support perhaps 2 maybe 4 people but not the barrier specific to your camera.

If you are interested in learning more on this technique and would like to perform some bluelight photography, I will need to know your camera type (ie. Camera Body) and housing type (ie. manufacturer) so I may reach out to a manufacturer to see if barriers may be available for your make and model. Barriers are not that expensive.

I'll see you on the boat.

 

-Larry

 

 

Hey Larry... we are SUPER EXCITED TO HAVE YOU JOINING US AGAIN!!! In fact so excited I have just hired Larry to join our trip and help with some photography tips and classes!!!  We will work out the fine details but he will do a couple of FREE workshops and then you can work with him one on one and/or have private lessons after the complementary trip workshops! :cool1:



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Posted 21 July 2018 - 01:54 PM

 

Also, in which hotel do you usually stay?  I will arrive on September 18. 

 

Great! We will add you to the interested list! And I am in the process of picking a group hotel for early arrivals.  Arriving a day early can be a great idea!

 

Kamala, did you pick a group hotel? 



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Posted 25 July 2018 - 03:59 AM

I went ahead and booked a room at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites for the 18th. It looks like it is about a 1 mile from where the boat dock is.



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Posted 26 July 2018 - 04:03 PM

I went ahead and booked a room at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites for the 18th. It looks like it is about a 1 mile from where the boat dock is.

 

Thanks, Steve.  I just booked a room there too since I did not hear back from Kamala.



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Posted 18 August 2018 - 01:01 PM

I need to rent BC-small
And a regulator

Is there a boat form to sign?
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