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Follow Our Journey! Earlies – Day 11

By wpdev June 21, 2023
Written by Beth F., Mate
As the sun rose over Scrub Island early in the morning, our last few dive students finished their sessions of Open Water Courses and emerged from their boats to be ribbed over to Long Bay.
As for the rest of the fleet, they feasted upon french toast until 8:30 when the de-docking process started to get everyone on their merry ways to our next exciting location.
The boats enjoyed a peaceful sail on a downwind course until they reached the secluded bay of Little Harbor 3 hours later. Once everyone was situated in their med-Anchorages, the dive boat arrived to pick up all the divers to take them on fun dives or some of their last certification dives.
The divers explored Rainbow Canyon and Black Forest, fine tuning their skills and discovering new and exciting life under the waves. All while the other half of the fleet relaxed above the surface enjoying a beautiful afternoon snorkeling and swimming around the boats before the famous Sail Caribbean Chili Cook-off!
Teams prepared for the cook-off by creating themes and delving deep into their creativity to come up with the best idea to win over the hearts (and stomachs) of our esteemed panel of judges. From a formal evening in France to raves and robberies, the judges really have their work cut out for them when picking a winner!
With minds tired from all the creative flows and fun, the fleet enjoyed a quiet night aboard their home boats playing games and chatting until they fell asleep to be well rested before another day of learning and

The greatest challenge during the program was staying entertained during the quarantine period. Not being able to leave your boat and not having a phone, which was a crutch against boredom, it was difficult at first to stay entertained.