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GLSPS Fun Dive Project
(R/V Preservation docked at Silver Bay Marina)
September 13 - 14, 2014
Please note: This schedule and dive locations could change at any time due to weather, lake conditions or any unforeseen event.
Friday, September 12:
6:00 PM – Dive the Hesper from shore, if enough interested divers.
Saturday, September 13:
7:00 AM - Wake up call, begin breakfast.
Please Note: All participants need to meet at the dock at Silver Bay Marina and be loaded by 8:00 AM Saturday.
8:00 - Group “Before” photo. All waiver forms need to be signed at this time. Perform boat safety briefing.
8:30 AM - Cruise South to the Madeira. Tie up on stern buoy.
9:00 - Dive Safety briefing (15 min). Establish dive teams and order. Set up and drop surface supplied O2 system on descent/accent line (anchor line).
9:30 AM - First dive team down.
10:00 AM - Second dive team down
10:30 AM - Start filling scuba tanks for first dive team.
11:00 AM - Start second team air filling.
12:00 Noon - Lunch.
1:00 PM - Send first team down for their second dive.
1:30 PM - Send second dive team down for their second dive.
2:00 PM – First team returns, start filling tanks.
2:30 PM – Second team returns. Discuss a possible 3rd dive, in boulders under the lighthouse.
5:00 – 7:00 PM - Return to dock at the Silver Bay Marina, filling tanks on the way. Discuss dive(s) for Sunday.
7:00 PM – Supper. Local dining of the group’s choice.
10:00 PM - Lights out. (Required sleep for divers and crew).
Sunday, September 14:
7:00 AM - Wake up call.
8:00 AM - Depart from dock for Hesper and start breakfast.
8:30 AM – Breakfast and safety briefing for the day.
9:00 AM – First dive team down.
9:30 AM – Second dive team down.
10:00 AM - First dive team returns. Begin filling tanks for a second dive (if).
10:30 AM – Second dive team returns.
12:00 Noon - Lunch is served. Finish filling tanks for second dive.
1:00 PM - If second dive has been approved, start second dive after short briefing.
1:30 PM - If there is not a second dive to perform, wrap up diving operations and head back to the Marina to unpack and head for home.
2:30 PM - Second dive team down. (If there is a second dive).
3:30 PM - Diving operations end, wrap up and head back to Marina for unloading and debriefing on the project. (This takes place typically on the way back to the Marina).
4:30 PM - Return to dock at Silver Bay Marina.
5:00 PM - Clean boat, group “After” photo.
Thank you to all that participated in this project. We hope you had fun learning about GLSPS Projects and procedures. Hopefully, you will be able to participate in a future GLSPS Project.
Watch for the report and pictures of this project in the "2014 Projects Report" page on the GLSPS website soon after the project.