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Last Revision: March 20th, 2017

     All food, non-alcoholic beverages, and air fills up to 3000 psi are included on all scuba diving trips, unless otherwise noted.
     Please arrive with your tank full, if your tank requires an air fill prior to the first dive there will be a $4.00 charge.
     Note: All destinations are intended but are not guaranteed.   Sometimes weather, ocean conditions, or military live fire exercises (San Clemente and San Nicolas Islands) may dictate that we must divert to a different destination.   The decision of the Captain is final.
     To make a reservation on a chartered trip call the phone number of the organization listed in our schedule.
     To make a reservation for any Open Boat trip click on the price button and pay with . To verify there is space available call 310.486.0761.  All open boat reservations are subject to our cancellation policy.


2017 Schedule of Dive Trips
January February March April May June
July August September October November December


Table of Standard Departure, Boarding, Running, and Return Times

some trips have non-standard departure times - CHECK THE SCHEDULE for your trip!
Destination Departure Time Boarding Time Running Time
from San Pedro
Approximate Return Time
Catalina Island Front Side 7 AM 5 AM 2½ hours 5 to 5:30 PM
Catalina Island Back Side 6 AM 4 AM 3 to 3½ hours 5 to 5:30 PM
Farnsworth Bank 5 AM 4 AM 4½ hours 5 to 5:30 PM
San Clemente Island 1 AM after 7PM the night before 6-7 hours 6 to 7 PM
Santa Barbara Island 2 AM after 7 PM the night before 5 hours 6 to 7 PM
San Nicolas Island 11 PM the night before after 7 PM the night before 7½ hours 6 to 7 PM
Begg Rock 10 PM the night before after 7 PM the night before 8½ hours 6 to 7 PM
Cortez Bank 10 PM the night before after 7 PM the night before 8½ hours 6 to 7 PM
Tanner Bank 10 PM the night before after 7 PM the night before 7½ hours 6 to 7 PM
Live Aboard Trips Destination dependent after 7 PM the night before destination dependent destination dependent

Remember Instructor Special, with four(4) paid students of any level the Instrutor goes FREE

 

March 2017
Sunday
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Full Thank you
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Full Thank You
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North American Divers END OF BUG SEASON special 3 day liveaboard
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Open Boat Bug Mania to SBI in Conjunction with Randy McCormic
2am Departure 3 Day Live aboard


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December
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April 2017
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Catalina Special
2 day Live Aboard
5 am departure
Extreme Adventure 951.304.0309
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Blue Holic Scuba
San Clemente 323.641.7416
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Catalina Special in Conjunction with Scuba Center Temecula
7 am departure


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School
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closed
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Catalina Special
2 day Open Boat
5 am departure


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Catalina Special
2 day Open Boat
5 am departure


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Closed
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Coast Guard Inspection
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December
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May 2017
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Catalina Special in Conjunction with Scuba Center Temecula
7 am departure


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Student Special Catalina
7 am departure


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Blue Holic Scuba
SBI
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Closed
Board around 7pm
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School
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Catalina Special
Open Boat
7 am departure


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Memorial Day Special Olympic wreck and PV 2 dives
7 am departure


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Boy Scouts 777
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Boy Scouts 777
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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June 2017
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Boy Scouts 777
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Blue Holic Scuba
San Nicolas 323.641.7416
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Catalina Special in Conjunction with Scuba Center Temecula
7 am departure


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Boy Scouts 777
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Boy Scouts 777
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Boy Scouts 777
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July 2017
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Boy Scouts 777
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Catalina Special
Open Boat
7 am departure


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Come one come all Captain and Kodie's Treat. BBQ and fire works at the dock. Starting at 7pm.
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Adventure West Scuba 3 day live aboard 1of 3
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Jr Live Guards
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Catalina Special in Conjunction with Aquatic Sports
3 day live aboard


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2 of 3
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3 of 3
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Jr Life Guards
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Jr Life Guards
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Blue Holic Scuba
San Clemente
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December
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August 2017
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Catalina Special
Open Boat
7 am departure


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Catalina Special
2 day Open Boat
5 am departure


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Catalina Special
2 day Open Boat
5 am departure


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Sunday
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September 2017
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Catalina Special
2 day Open Boat
5 am departure


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Catalina Special
2 day Open Boat
5 am departure


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Private Charter
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Private Charter
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21st Annual Bug Hunt
1 am departure
3 Days of Bug Huntiing @ SBI

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October 2017
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North American Divers BUG SEASON special 3 day liveaboard
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3 of 3
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Blue Holic Scuba 323.641.7416
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Catalina Special
2 day Open Boat
5 am departure


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Catalina Special
2 day Open Boat
5 am departure


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Blue Holic Scuba Cortez Banks 1of 2 323.641.7416
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Sunday
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November 2017
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WCSR
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WCSR
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WCSR
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Swim Team
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Swim team
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Swim team
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Swim team
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December 2017
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