Dive #229 - Rich Torkington's Dive Log
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Bottom Time to Date:

198h
1m


Dive Info:

Dive Start:
9:30AM

Bottom Time:
64 minutes

Maximum Depth:
30 feet

Safety Stop:
n/a

Beginning Air:
3000 psi

Ending Air:
1800 psi

Weather Conditions:
Sunny 81F

Surface Conditions:
Calm

Surface Water Temperature:
82F

Bottom Water Temperature:
80F

Visibility:
60+ feet

Gas:
Nitrox 33%O2
229
TITLE
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July 4,
2006
MOUNTAIN POINT
VIRGIN GORDA, BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
BOAT DIVE
 
Linda (buddy)
Cuan Law Liveaboard
British Virgin islands
http://www.bvidiving.com/
Rocky
A spotfin butterflyfish with an attached isopod
Videocap by Rich Torkington in the BVIs 2006 
Dive Journal: Another leisurely morning dive, this time next to Virgin Gorda. We tour through and among several big submerged rock outcroppings, including through several arches.

The profile is quite shallow, and there are pretty soft coral gardens everywhere with excellent lighting. Lots and lots of juvenile fish here, and many fine pairs of spotfin butterflyfish and little herds of blue tangs.

Pieter leads the dive this time, his first visit to Mountain Point.
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Dive
Info:
Fins:
Mares Avanti Quattro
Computer:
U S Divers Matrix
Tank:
80 ft3 Aluminum
BCD:
SeaQuest Spectrum 4
Dive Type:
Boat Cuan Law
Body of Water:
Caribbean
Mask:
U S Divers
Protection:
3mm shorty
Regulator:
SeaQuest
Spectrum XR2
plus Oceanic
Slimline octopus
Weight:
8 lb
Water Type:
Salt
Video Equipment:
None