Belize Aggressor IV Captain’s Log 26 Aug. – 5 Sept. 2017
Air Temp. 79-88+ F
Water Temp. 84-86 F
2nd Captain Rafael
Dive Master John
Beate, Steffen, Judi, David W., Beverly, David V., Linda, Hanna, Belynda, Devin, Ramona, Marc, Terri, Liz, Brent, Melodee, Mark, Mayve and Jeff
Sunday – Julies Jungle, Eagle Ray Wall
Monday – Cathedral, Dos Chichas
Tuesday – Dos Chichas, Half Moon Caye Wall, Long Caye Ridge
Wednesday – Lighthouse Wall, Silver Caves
Thursday – Chain Wall, Long Caye Wall
Friday – Angelfish Wall, Painted Wall
Saturday – Half Moon Caye Wall, Julies Jungle
Sunday – Elkhorn Reef, Chain Wall, Eagle Ray Wall
Monday – Sandy Slope
Saturday August 26th
It was a sunny day as guest boarded the Belize Aggressor IV for a Special 10-Day Charter. Once guest settled in and enjoyed a wonderful dinner prepared by the staff, the Belize Aggressor departed and made her way to our first dive site off Long Caye called Julies Jungle.
Sunday August 27th
While diving Julies Jungle we enjoyed Colorful Corals, Sponges and Marine Life. Just some of what we saw was Rock Beauty’s, Blennies, Large Channel Clinging Crabs, Caribbean Spiny Lobsters and a couple of Caribbean Reef Sharks. Our next stop was Eagle Ray Wall and swimming with Big Tarpon, Jacks, Caribbean Reef Sharks, a friendly Nurse Shark, Lobsters, Octopus and feeding Squid.
Monday August 28th
How was your Monday? Here on the Belize Aggressor IV our Monday was Fantastic diving at Cathedral and Dos Chichas. Between these two sites we saw just about it all, Colorful Corals and Sponges. A Huge Variety of a Marine Life like Friendly Angelfish, Caribbean Spiny Lobsters, Neck Crabs, Big Channel Clinging Crabs, Caribbean Reef and Nurse Sharks, Very Friendly Turtles, Octopus, Squid, Yellowhead Jawfish with Eggs in his mouth and Dolphins swimming around the Belize Aggressor IV. If your Monday wasn’t that good then you need to be here in Belize with us!
Tuesday August 29th
We started our Tuesday at the same place we ended Monday on Dos Chichas swimming with Sharks, Eagle Rays and a host of other Marine Life. Next was Half Moon Caye Wall where we encountered Schools of Creole Wrasses, Queen Angelfish, Queen Triggerfish, Black Bushy Coral, Colorful Sea Whips and Caribbean Reef Sharks. We ended our day on Long Caye Ridge with tiny Brittle Stars, Arrowcrabs, Oysters, Clams, Big Tarpon, Moray Eels and Turtles.
Wednesday August 30th
Lighthouse Wall swimming with Large Nassau Groupers, Cero Mackerel, Hundred of Silver Side, Caribbean Reef Sharks and Eagle Rays. The afternoon and night was on Silver Caves seeing Hundreds of Silver Sides, Spotted Moray Eels, Tiger and Nassau Groupers, Snappers, Neck Crabs, Colorful Sponges and Corals.
Thursday August 31st
While spending a lot of time underwater at Chain Wall and Long Caye Wall we enjoyed seeing Very Friendly Groupers and Spotted Eels, Clams, Oysters, Scorpionfish, Green Moray Eels, Caribbean Reef Sharks, Juvenile Nurse Shark, Octopus and Squid
Friday September 1st
Today we started enjoying the underwater world on Angelfish Wall. While diving here we saw a variety of Angelfish, Roughtail Stingrays, Tiger Groupers, Black Coral, Queen Triggerfish, Porcupinefish, Caribbean Reef Sharks and Spotted Eagle Rays. Our afternoon and night was on Painted Wall enjoying colorful Painted Tunicate, Bluebell Tunicate, Spotted Eagle Rays, A Variety of Sponges and Deep Water Fans but the find of the day was a Large White Mantis Shrimp!
Saturday September 2nd
Today our dive sites were Half Moon Caye Wall and Julies Jungle. Here’s just a few things we encountered while diving these sites, Flounders, Loggerhead Turtle, Caribbean Reef Sharks, Nurse Sharks, Spotted Eagle Rays, Arrow Blenny, Sailfin Blenny, Squid, Leech Aglaja and Norman’s Aglaja.
Sunday September 3rd
It was a crazy day with mother nature, winds moving around a lot, but that didn’t slow us down we just moved a little more to enjoying 3 different sites Elkhorn Reef, Chain Wall and Eagle Ray Wall. Some of the Marine Life we encountered while diving these site were Porcupinefish, Spotted Drum, Several Types of Nudibranchs, Mackerel, Spotted Eels, Caribbean Reef Sharks and a Very friendly Nassau Groupers that swim into your arms.
Monday September 4th
Sandy Slope was our final dive site. Diving Sandy Slope is exploring a fish nursery with such a huge variety of Juvenile fish and creatures in the area. One of my favorites in this nursery is seeing the Moray Eels swimming out in the open, the huge garden of Soft Corals and of course plethora of fish.
The Crew Would Like To Thank Everyone For Joining Us On The Belize Aggressor IV!!!
Until The Next Time Safe Travels…
Belize Aggressor IV Crew