Sea Cave

Dive No.: 1995 Dive Site: Sea Cave, Oahu, Hawaii Max Depth: 74ft/22m Total Time: 38 mins Air: 200bar – 120 bar Mix: EANx32 Tank: 80cu Weight: 8lbs Visibility: 100ft/30m Water: 75F/234 Exposure: rash guard, 5mm full wet suit (busted zipper), 3mm shorty, 3mm skull cap Comments: Great group of divers: all advanced, independent, and totally stoked for a great dive. Good thing Roger and I delivered! The sea cave is an impressive sight both above and below the waters. Plunging into the crystal-clear waters, we swam under the arch leading into the cave at 50ft/15m. Schools of yellow tangs swarmed the entrance. A lone turtle, startled by our presence, calmly left her hiding spot inside the cave. The back of » read more «

Deep Inside Hole in the Wall

Well this is pretty crazy… The thought floats to the surface of my consciousness as my bubbles cascade against the gnarled ceiling just inches above my head, slipping through invisible porous slivers in the ironshore and cascading through a impossibly interwoven stream of eons-old coral fossils to escape, unnoticed, on the surface twenty feet above my head. Twenty vertical feet, I remind myself. I am wedged forty feet inside a tiny fissure in the fore reef at Hole in the Wall dive site near West End, Roatan, Honduras. An ominous hallway of unexplored darkness looms before me, beckoning me to shed my dive light deeper into the cave. The last inklings of Caribbean sunlight illuminate my hands as I loop » read more «