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Last Revision: May 15th, 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

 

May 2017
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Cancelled due to Gale Force Winds and high Swells

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CG Inspection
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Trip full thank you
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Blue Holic Scuba
San Clemente Island
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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School
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School
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Catalina Special
Open Boat
7 am departure


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Memorial Day Special 1 dive @ Oil Rigs 1 dive @ wreck of Olympic
7 am departure


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Boy Scouts 777
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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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Catalina Farrnswoth Banks
Open Boat
5 am departure


310.486.0761
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Help A VET
Waves Foundation Catalina 951.233.1873

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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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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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Catalina Special
2 day Open Boat
5 am departure


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Catalina Special
2 of 2 day Open Boat
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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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Jr Life Guards
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NAD boarding
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3 Day Live-Aboard to Catalina North American Divers
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Jr Life Guards
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Blue Holic Scuba
San Clemente
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August 2017
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Don & Sam Sam & Don Stelle Charter 909.961.5041
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Catalina Special
2 day Open Boat In conjucntion with Inland Water Divers
5 am departure


310.486.0761
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Catalina Special
2 day Open Boat 2 of 2
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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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Catalina Live Aboard
3 day Boy Scout Trip Inland Water Divers
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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

310.486.0761
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October 2017
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North American Divers BUG SEASON special 3 day liveaboard
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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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November 2017
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SBI Special Bug Hunt
2 day Open Boat
1 am departure


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Swim Team
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