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2015 - Fun Dives - Closing Report

Jack Decker | Published on 9/13/2015
Closing Report:

Crew: Phil Kerber (Captain), Jack Decker (Event Leader), Jim Christiansen, Bill Wallace, Vinnie Cobbs, Ken Merryman

This is a continuation of the GLSPS Board of Directors desire to encourage members that haven’t participated for a while, or not at all, to participate and meet other members. To that end, we had brand new member Vinnie Cobbs on board. Vinnie celebrated his 50th Open Water dive on our second dive on the Hesper, that Sunday.

We did 2 dives on the Madeira on Saturday. The big Lake had building waves, so the ride was a bit bouncy. Ken and Jim were trying to capture some video for new 3D film software Ken is experimenting with. Visibility was fine for diving, but, not quite what Ken wanted for this.

On Sunday, we made a quick trip out and around the Silver Bay Marina breakwater to the wreck of the Hesper. We did 2 dives here. Ken looked to get video here, as well, but, the waves had the visibility stirred up too much to even attempt video.

Breakfast and lunch both days on board kept our crew fueled. With a nice relaxing supper in town Saturday night, the crew was happy, as well.