The 13th Shipmate Arrives
Posted: Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Location: Savanna Bay, Virgin Gorda
We awoke extra early this morning to help set up dive gear on the beach for the younger students. We made a pen in the water off the beach that they will use as an
enclosure to start learning how to dive. We then headed over to do a fun dive on a brand new wreck, which was only sunk this past April. The wreck was a boat from Pearl Harbor and had a massive statue of an octopus on the deck of the ship. The dive was amazing. We later went to port and all took time in Spanishtown to grab lunch and go shopping. It was during our shopping excursion that we found our newest shipmate. His name is Wendell and he really strongly resembles the red blow up guys that flap in the wind outside the car dealerships. Hes only been with is for half a day, but we have welcomed him as one of our own and we love him dearly. Later in the day, we returned to Savanna Bay where we did some knowledge reviews and practiced skin diving skills. We then had shower time with Wendell. Following what must have been the most heroic clothespin rescue in AQ history by Simon, the cooks started preparing chili and we are just about to eat dinner. Overall, a fabulous day!