Freediving Portland Island

Thu 03 November 2016

Back in August, my freediving friends Rick and Jaap hatched a plan: to take Rick's Zodiac from Swartz Bay to Portland Island, camp on the island and go out diving on the nearby GB Church during the day. Then they invited me and a few others to join them for a weekend in early September.

Camping isn't really my favorite activity but the overall weekend sounded like a lot of fun. We ended ...

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Freediving the HMCS Annapolis

Tue 01 November 2016

I'm going to go back in time a bit here to cover the backlog of some of the more interesting dives over this past year.


The HMCS Annapolis is the most recent and most local of the artificial reefs put down by the Artificial Reef Society of BC. It was sunk in April of 2015 in Halkett Bay in the SE corner of Gambier Island.

New members of the freediving community Don and Penny ...

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