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Log Date: Thursday, Apr 06, 2017
Entry By: Galapagos Aggressor Crew

 



*GALAPAGOS AGGRESSOR Captain’s Log * April 6th-13th, 2017

 

CREW:

Captain             Jhon Carlos Yepez

Chef                         Rene Pinto

Instructors             Walter Torres/ Rubén Intriago

Steward             Winter Basurto

 

GUESTS: Robert, Rick, Darpan, Barry, Franco, Carolyn, Susan, Natalie, Grant, Joanne, Sharon, Adam, Dave, Sarah, Gene, Doug

 

DIVE SITES:

Thursday – Check dive at Itabaca Channel

Friday – Punta Carrión

Saturday – Wolf Island

Sunday – Darwin Island

Monday – Darwin & Wolf Island

Tuesday –Punta Vicente Roca

Wednesday – Cousins Rock

 

Thursday April 6th

This week, we welcomed aboard visitors coming from Germany, India, Canada and USA. We picked them up from Baltra Airport and the Itabaca Channel in the morning.

 

Friday April 7th  

On Friday, we had two dives in Punta Carrion north side of Santa Cruz Island. We saw golden cow rays, mobulas, white tip sharks, sea turtles, stingrays, octopus and tropical fish.  

*Air Temp. 84 F

*Water Temp. 80 F

* Visibility 60 ft

* Depth 90 ft

After them, we went on a land tour in Bartolome Island where we could see a volcanic and pristine landscape from the top of the walking trail.

 

Saturday April 8th

We reached Cabo Marshall to dive with manta rays, eagle rays, white tip sharks, black tip sharks, barracudas, tunas, hammerhead sharks, sea turtles and tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 82 F

*Water Temp. 80 F

* Visibility 70 ft

* Depth 98 ft

 

Sunday April 9th

On Sunday we went to Wolf, one of the most famous islands in Galapagos. Here, we could see hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks, eagle rays, moray eels, sea turtles, tunas, dolphins and tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 89 F

*Water Temp. 81 F

* Visibility 50 ft

* Depth 89 ft

 

Monday April 10th 

Around Darwin and Wolf we had other interesting dive times, in which we saw hammerhead sharks, Galapagos sharks, silky sharks, moray eels, dolphins, tunas, jacks, scorpion fish, sea lions, sea turtles and tropical fish.

*Air Temp. 83 F

*Water Temp. 81 F

* Visibility 50 ft

* Depth 98 ft

 

Tuesday April 11th

Going down south, at Cabo Douglas and Punta Vicente Roca, Tuesday gave us the chance to see other variety of the marine life: we could swim with marine iguanas, sea lions, sea turtles, stingrays, scorpion fish, cormorants and tropical fish.  

*Air Temp. 79 F

*Water Temp. 70 F

* Visibility 50 ft

* Depth 115 ft

 

Wednesday April 12th  

On Wednesday, after a night navigation going east, we could visit Cousins’ Rock. It was waiting for us with eagle rays, sea lions, white tip sharks, moray eels, barracudas, scorpion fish, mobulas and tropical fish.

 

Later on, we went to visit the highlands of Santa Cruz to see the famous giant tortoises: the Galapagos were peacefully walking around the place, in the wild.

*Air Temp. 81 F

*Water Temp. 80 F

* Visibility 50 ft

* Depth 95 ft

 

Thursday April 13th  

 

We finished our cruise with the satisfaction of a great week on board. Thanks again for joining us along the Galapagos Aggressor, we will be waiting for another visit when you wish to come back... and we hope it is very soon!

 

Galapagos Aggressor Crew