Diving Near Vancouver – An Octopus’s Garden…

By Stephen Pearce The end of January was a crisp, overcast day with intermittent showers – a typical winter’s day in Vancouver. My buddy, Paul V, and I headed off in Marc’s boat to check out the reef at Passage … Continue reading

Here Be Dragons… Diving near Vancouver

By Stephen Pearce. Another installment of our series on fantastic scuba diving opportunities near Vancouver. This time Stephen explores the Dragon’s Den. Ancient cartographers used to inscribe dragons and other mythical creatures on the edges of maps to let readers … Continue reading

Diving Near Vancouver – Lookout Point

By Stephen Pearce. Another installment of our series on scuba diving near Vancouver. This time Stephen explores Lookout Point. Lookout Point is Whytecliff Park’s quiet, laid back, next door neighbour. While Whytecliff fills up with picnickers, sun worshippers, bikers, hikers … Continue reading

Diving the Pipe at Britannia

By Stephen Pearce. Another installment of our series on scuba diving near Vancouver. This time Stephen explores the Pipe at Britannia. It’s a hard dive spot to miss… On the shores of Britannia beach a large sentinel looks over the … Continue reading

Britannia Reprise – Diving the CGC Ready

By Stephen Pearce. Another installment of our series on scuba diving near Vancouver. This time Stephen explores the Coast Guard Canada ship CGC Ready. Coffee and carbs – the breakfast of champions…and scuba divers. Our return to Britannia Beach began … Continue reading

Give a Penny, Take a Penny… Diving near Vancouver

By Stephen Pearce. Another installment of our series on diving near Vancouver. This time Stephen explores the shipwreck SS Joan. February 4th, 2013 was the day that Canada started to phase out the use of the ubiquitous penny. But if … Continue reading

Diving in Plumose Gardens at Whytecliff Park near Vancouver

By Stephen Pearce. Another installment of our series on diving near Vancouver. This time Stephen visits Plumose Gardens at Whytecliff Park. A short tour of the plumose gardens at Whytecliff Park near Vancouver. Entry/exit was via the Cut. Maximum depth … Continue reading