March 19

Nat & Renee put on their cylinders in Mud Cenote. Mike gives Renee a little field first aid. Empty reel = happy cave exploriers! Nan & Theresa in the field to help haul tanks. Nat in his DiveRite sidemount rig Dive, dive, dive… Wednesday, 19 March 2003 This morning we …

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March 18

Current meter used for water measurements. George (with 5 tanks), Nat and Andy. A group “spit” (cortisol sample). George foraging for some breakfast goodies. News Flash…More line added in Sistema Camilo!! Tuesday, 18 March 2003 Today we started out the day with yet another fabulous breakfast. Today’s chef was Andy …

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March 17

Renee hauls gear into the jungle for today’s dive Mike searches the jungle. Our loyal Muchachos (of the day…). Team about to enter ‘Mud’ for today’s dive. Renee shows how NOT to run a reel. Team unloading tanks at the fill station. Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Sunday, 17 March 2003 …

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March 16

Huge thunder storm makes for cool weather Base camp at Mud Cenote Mud 2003 Team after first dive day Nat, Mike and Renee “play in the Mud” Dive Operations begin. Sunday, 16 March 2003 The team awoke this morning bright and early (after working until midnight last night preparing for …

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March 15

Fun in the sun The team starts to arrive Renee analyses cylinders for tomorrows dives We’re back! Saturday, 15 March 2003 Today marks the beginning of the 2003 Cambrian Foundation Akumal Cave Diving expedition! Yesterday, Renee Power and her mother Thecia Taylor arrived early to enjoy a day of “fun …

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Dive Plan

Project Director: Michael St. Germain, Cambrian Foundation Dive Safety Officer 2109 Howson Rd. Raleigh, N.C. 27603 (919) 552-8388 Dates for 2003′ Expedition: March 15 – March 29 Project Members/Dive Team: Michael St. Germain (Project Director) George McCulley Andy Henderson Renee Power Nat Robb Thecia Taylor (Non-Diver) Theresa McCulley (Non-Diver) Nan …

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