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Log Date: Saturday, May 27, 2017
Entry By: Fiji Aggressor crew

 



 

Captain’s log – May 27th to June 3rd 2017

 

 

 

Water temp – 82/84

Recommended suit – 3mm

Weather – Easterly wind 10/15 knots of wind

Visibility – 70/90ft

 

CREW

Captain – Joji Tavura

Chief Engineer – Vince Moore

Dive Master – Mosese

Chef – Peni

Steward - Eddie

Cruise Director - Rhys

 

Guest – Albert, Laura, Kwong Yiu lam, Mei Kuo, Stefan, Carl R Becker, Gabriel, James, Edward, Jeffery

 

DIVE SITES

Sunday – Solo passage, Seven sisters, Solo wall, Denali reef

Monday – Denali wall, Solo wall, Jeannie’s rock, Alacrity

Tuesday – M&M, Day dreamer, Day dreamer II,

Wednesday – Mellow yellow, pintos, Donna Ella, Village visit

Thursday – Wreck, Bombshell, The great unknown, The three chumps

Friday – Murrays pt, Solo reef

Saturday – Suva port

 

Saturday – Suva port

On behalf of the Fiji aggressor crew, we would like to welcome our guest with a big BULA vinaka to all our American guest. They all arrived little after 1100 in the morning at the same time the crew assisted each guest to their designated cabin, while they settle with their cabin our chef Peni prepared lunch, we started our official crew introduction and safety briefing. At 1330hrs we departed jetty for Kadavu Island where we commence our check out dive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday – 28th may 2017 Kadavu Island

Checkout dive at Namara reef off the back of the boat and everyone got their weights and buoyancy sorted before we moved over to the reef we called Dravuni pass, calm and the visibility was great with all the colors of the hard and soft coral. We spent the whole day on different parts of the reef. We saw grey reef sharks, moray eels, turtle, jacks, barracudas, tuna, Spanish mackerel, hump head wress and lots of fusilier fish

Monday – 29th May 2017- Kadavu Island

1st dive - Denali wall, little boat ride to the drop off point, mild current helped us to drift towards the big boat. We were greeted by a grey reef and white tip sharks with fusilier fish, turtle, moray eel and black surgeon fish. Headed down to Solo wall for our 2nd dive, the beauty of this reef can spend the entire week of diving here there is so much to see with all the beautiful colors and fish life, black coral, soft coral and critters are everywhere. Jeannie’s rock dive we saw decorator dart fish, turtle, grey reef shark, moray eel and lots of nudibranchs. 4th dive at Alacrity rock we saw grey reef sharks, moray eels, turtle, jacks, barracudas, tuna, Spanish mackerel, hump head wress and lots of fusilier fish

Tuesday –30th May 2017 - Kadavu Island

M&M this morning lots of small stuff, the soft coral and hard coral growth here is pretty amazing we saw huge moray eels, lots of garden eels and black spotted sweetlips. Two dives completed at day dreamer with reduce wind and current the aggressor headed to alacrity for the afternoon dive. The shallow reef plus steep walls was excellent for snorkeling passage divers found many reef fish, moray eels, four leaf scorpion fish, schooling barracudas, snappers, oriental and black spotted sweetlips

Wednesday – 31st May 2017 Kadavu Island

Day 4 of diving at mellow yellow we did one dive here, started the day at a submerged rock which extremely beautiful small archway with lots of black coral and soft coral at 15 feet our guest saw red anemone, couple lion fish, leaf fish, Scorpion fish, lots surgeon and unicorn fish, banded sea snake current was just right for us to swim around the entire pinnacle. While our guest enjoyed their lunch we heaved anchor and headed down to Donna Ella for our third dive While our guest still talking about the good dives and what they saw we heaved anchor and headed to Drue Village for village visit, on the village their chief spokesman had to take our guest around the village for a small tour and end the tour in a community hall where the village elders entertained our guest with meke (dance) and traditional ways of drinking kava  

Thursday – 1st June 2017 Kadavu -

2nd dive at Bombshell soft coral and black coral lots of critters the fusilier fish were everywhere along with black surgeon and unicorn fish. While we swimming around this pinnacle one thing that attract our divers attention is the small coral heads with all the beautiful soft coral, black coral with many damsel and different types of anthias fish that makes it look beautiful and most amazingly is the different and colorful butterfly, bannerfish that associates with other fish that permanent resident of this site.3rd dive at Great unknown rock a group of pinnacle were found on this trip, our guest saw moray eels, black spotted sweetlips, lots of groupers, grey reef and white tip sharks., 4th dive at the three chump rock soft coral and black coral were truly amazing with lots of critters

Friday – 2nd June 2017 Kadavu Island

First dive this morning at Murrays pt. grey reef, white tip sharks, moray eel and lots of groupers. 2nd dive at Solo reef what a way to end the dive trip the light was just right from the rising sun and shinning right spotted porcupine fish were, long nose fish, regal angel fish and lots of parrot fish

Saturday – Suva port – 3rd June Kadavu Island

0630hrs – continental breakfast was prepared for our guest prior to disembarking the vessel. The watermen of the Fiji aggressor bids farewell to the guest and hope that they have a safe journey back home to their loved ones and hoped we would meet again someday

Moce – Captain Joji