5ft of visibility at Old Garden Beach

Batman hood at Old Garden Beach

The winds and seas weren’t pretty on Friday so Matt opted to cancel the AM and PM charters.   I decided to make the best of it and get a quick dive in at Old Garden Beach where it was a sheltered. Myself, Kim M. and Kate C. and James C. met up for a dive in the afternoon.  Old Garden Beach is a good option on weekdays because you can park right on the street. Kate/James were planning on lobstering while me and Kim toted around cameras. Actually that’s…

2 Hour 15 Minute Shore Dive at Old Garden Beach

rEvo rebreathers at Old Garden Beach

Because the marine forecast called for high winds 20-25kts SW with gusts up to 30kts Matt decided to bag the charters for Saturday. Instead I met up with Brie and Scott on their rebreathers to do a nice long shore dive at Old Garden Beach.  Me and Matt were originally supposed to drive the Daybreaker down to Scituate to dive the Pinthis but that would have not been a fun ride in a 10kt boat in those conditions. In fact it would have been long and miserable. Anyway, not wanting to…

Scootering at Old Garden Beach

It’s been a while since I’ve been in the salt water (ok I just realized that’s a lie..it’s been a while since my rebreather has seen salt water) and had a few things I needed to test.  Most importantly, my aqualung/tear aid repair job on my exhale counterlung.  I also wanted to test my repaired battery on my Suex Xjoy2 scooter, my new Light Monkey bailout system, and lastly I wanted to get some more dives on my Deep Six Fins.  What better place than Old Garden Beach in Rockport,…