Aug 11-12 Brockville + Ribfest (20)
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Aug 11-12 Brockville+Rib Fest (20)

Date: Aug 11-12

Cost: $255 Members; $155 DM

Number of divers: 20

Available spots as of July 5th: 8

Diver rating: C

Divemaster: LeeAnn and Mike D ; 2 needed if there are more than 12 divers

Emergency Assistance Plan: Click here

Scuba Divers are Different Emergency Assistance Plan: English; French

Number of dives: 5; 3 on the Cdn side and 2 on the US side. A 3rd US dive is possible for and additional $45. For divers arriving on Friday, you can do a shore dive at Canteen Park.

Departure: 1Pm on Saturday and 9am on Sunday

Description

3 tanks required. The 5 dives will be the choice of the DM and boat captain. Wrecks to choose from can be the America, Keystorm (US side) (Vickery as an option), Robert Gaskin, Muskulonge, Lilly Parsons, Daryaw. Dives will be on the Canadian and US side of the St Lawrence River.

We are diving with “ABUCS Dive Center” accommodating up to 20 divers. They have 5 boats. We will charter the "Knot A River Queen" on Saturday and depart from Tall Ships Landing, 15 St. Andrews Street Brockville.

On Sunday we will charter the Emily C. Departure is Andress Boat Works in Rockport.

We have chartered the boat for 3 dives on Saturday and 2 dives on Sunday with an option for a 3rd US dive for $45 additional dollars. A hot lunch is provided on Saturday days.

Tank fills are $9.60 for air and $18 for Nitrx.

Brockville hosts a Rib Fest festival with great food and music. It starts on Thursday the 9th and ends on Sunday the 12th. See the website below for various shipwrecks in the St. Lawrence: http://www.diveseewayvision.com/Dive%20Sites.html. The location is south of Water Street, west of Home Street and east of Kincaid Street

Driving directions:

All of your driving directions you will find here on Abuc’s Scuba’s website:

http://www.divebrockville.com/directions.html

Dive Shop:

Abuc’s Scuba, 12 Water Street East, Brockville (613) 345-2800

http://www.divebrockville.com/main.html

Accommodations:

This is a boat diving weekend and is open to C divers i.e. certified Advanced divers. Dives will be on the Canadian side of the river. We are diving with ABUCS accommodating 20 divers. We have chartered the boat for Saturday and Sunday. There will be 3 dives on Saturday and 2 on Sunday. Bring a lunch for both days. Cost is $260.

Possible wrecks to see are the Daryaw, Lillie Parsons, Muscallonge, the Gaskin and a drift dive. See the website below for various shipwrecks in the St. Lawrence: 
http://www.diveseewayvision.com/Dive%20Sites.html

Divemaster: TBA

Brockville is hosting a Rib Fest festival with great food and music.

                               ***Accommodations***

***St. Lawrence Park Camping: $35.50 ****+
http://www.city.brockville.on.ca/index.cfm?ID=193&FAQID=107&showtext=no32

***St. Lawrence College Dorms ****
    23 Country Club Drive
    Kingston, Ontario K7M 9A4
       
      Prices as of Nov. 2017 were as follows: 
      Double Room $78.95 including taxes. 
      Single Room $64.95 including taxes. Breakfast included on weekends 
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