The Anatomy of a Mooring

There’s nothing better than to be on a good solid mooring when you hit the bunk. It gives you a piece of mind so you don’t wake up in a cold sweat wondering if [...]

Emerald Bay

Emerald Bay is a beautiful stretch of beach with 100 moorings on the west end of Catalina near Two Harbors. The Boy Scouts of America operates Camp Emerald Bay at Johnsons [...]

Quest to find the Giant Black Sea Bass

Our quest to find the Giant Black Sea Bass was more of a spur of the moment thought as a trip to Catalina was on the horizon and we needed something to make it feel like an [...]

Sargassum Invades Pacific Coast

I first learned about the Sargassum issue after scuba diving in Catalina and wondering why the rich kelp forests I was so used to diving in were no longer thriving. They [...]

Cousteau Memorial Monument

When you scuba dive in the Avalon Dive Park you will likely stumble upon the Jacques Cousteau Memorial Monument. The monument was placed in the park after Cousteau’s [...]

Stand Up Paddle Camping Tips

After getting really comfortable on a stand up paddle board I thought I’d take it one more step and do some stand up paddle camping.  I honed in on a paddle from [...]

Mooring Your Boat

When you’re mooring your boat and you have the entire community of boaters in the harbor watching your every move…performance is everything. I remember when I [...]

Divers Log: The Wreck of the Suejac

Divers Log: The Wreck of the Suejac – After making our way down the slippery stairs we descended  and headed towards the furthest outer buoy to the east (it is on the [...]

Goat Harbor

Goat Harbor is about halfway between Avalon and Two Harbors.   It’s a U-shaped harbor about a half mile wide.  The  beach is very rocky so wear some flip flops.  There [...]

Mola Mola Off Catalina

The Mola Mola is one of the funniest looking fish in the sea.  They are the heaviest bony fish in the world—capable of reaching 5,000 pounds. You never know when you are [...]
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