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Hypoxic (330’/100m) Rebreather Training — Eagles Nest Cave (Florida)

I posted a while back about my plans to get my Hypoxic (aka MOD3) Rebreather Training with Dr Mel Clark at Eagles Nest cave in Weeki Wachee Springs Park, Florida. I had taken my Cave CCR class with Mel back in April 2019. She is an excellent instructor – patient, insightful, and demanding. When diving […]

Using 3D photogrammetry models to identify wrecks

Tyler recently “re-identified” the Corsair that we dove last October. While we cannot be 100% sure, we are pretty sure based on accident reports that the original team mis-identified it (newer accident reports were released in 2012). In the search for more clues, Tyler started reviewing the photos I had taken. The “version” of the […]

The Valiant (Catalina Island — 105 fsw)

There has been a lot written about the Valiant and it is a pretty common wreck dive to do at Catalina. It is at recreational depths and so it has been dived a lot. The short version is that it was a 162 foot luxury yacht that was built on the east coast in 1926 […]

The Case of the Mistaken Corsair

Background Back in October 2020, Tyler and I were diving on some unknown targets out of Dana Point on the Marissa (Lora had taken her on the proverbial “road trip”). On one of those dives, we were excited to find a Corsair engine and landing gear. I spent a few extra minutes on the bottom […]

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