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#3 NC "LAST WRECKS & SHARKS" Jun 30-Jul 5, 2023: QUESTIONS QUESTIONS QUESTIONS... Ask Away Inside this Topic!


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#1 WreckWench

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Posted 16 August 2022 - 05:14 PM

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Posted 02 October 2022 - 03:27 PM

What's the food situation for the provided breakfasts and lunches on diving days? Could you give some examples of what the meals are like?



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Posted 02 October 2022 - 03:50 PM

What's the food situation for the provided breakfasts and lunches on diving days? Could you give some examples of what the meals are like?

 

Nothing is open that early in the am so we provide coffee at the hotel, fruit and juice at the hotel and usually yogurt, sausage biscuit etc or if people prefer we can provide it on the boat.

 

Lunch is ham or turkey sandwich meats, cheeses, lettuce or spinach, different mustards, mayo, different sandwich breads with chips, crackers, cookies, etc. If someone does not do meat we offer PB&J.

 

We also provide water, sodas, juice drinks, etc with all meals.

 

We also have a group cook out that is really good! We usually have so sides that we can do a 2nd cook out if people like grilling whatever they find at the store! Its fun, social and tasty!



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Posted 05 October 2022 - 12:05 PM

What type of bottom times do people usually get on such a deep dive profile? If someone is typically averaging 60min on a more standard 80/90ft becoming shallower over the course of the dive what could they probably expect? (of course with the understanding that everyone's mileage may vary based on their specific case etc)



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Posted 05 October 2022 - 12:52 PM

What type of bottom times do people usually get on such a deep dive profile? If someone is typically averaging 60min on a more standard 80/90ft becoming shallower over the course of the dive what could they probably expect? (of course with the understanding that everyone's mileage may vary based on their specific case etc)

 

Hi Rebecca,

 

A diver with an hour or more bottom time averaging 80fsw probably should run out of No Deco Limit (NDL) time before gas is exhausted on deeper dives.

In my experience, on NC wrecks that are broken up or provide little relief (10-12 feet) off a sandy 110fsw bottom diving 34% Nitrox my NDL is almost 50 minutes HOWEVER I voluntarily end my dive around 40 minutes in order to avoid an even shorter second dive, even with a 90 minute surface interval we will still have a significant Nitrogen load beginning the second dive (approximately C Diver on the old Nitrogen Planning tables, do certification courses even teach those any more?) :unsure:

With that said, other NC wrecks provide lots of relief from the bottom, sometimes as much as 30 feet, which will allow inclusion of shallower depths which will stretch out your bottom time. Just PM me if you would like more details regarding NC specific scuba challenges and strategies. :diver:


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