Aug 10-11 Brockville + Ribfest (20)
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Aug 10-11 Brockville+Rib Fest (0)

Date: Aug 10-11

Cost: $255 Members; $155 DM

Number of divers: 20

Available spots as of November 5th: 20

Diver rating: C

Divemaster: TBA ; 2 needed if there are more than 12 divers

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The DM will be asking you for your passport information, in confidence. The info required is Full Name as is appears on your passport, M/F, DOB, Citizenship, Country of Residence and Passport #. They need to submit the info 1 week prior to departure.

 

Emergency Assistance Plan: Click here

Scuba Divers are Different Emergency Assistance Plan: English; French

Number of dives: 5; 2 on the US side and 3 on the Cdn side. For divers arriving on Friday, you can do a shore dive at Canteen Park.

Departure: 9am on Saturday from Andress Boat Works, Rockport and 9am on Sunday from Sherwood Bay Lane.

Description

3 tanks required. The 2 Sunday dives on the US side will be the America, Keystorm aboard the Emily C. There will be 3 Canadian dives on Saturday aboard the Knot a Riverqueen. DM's and Captain will choose from Robert Gaskin, Muskulonge, Lilly Parsons, Daryaw. 

We are diving with “ABUCS Dive Center” . On Saturday we will use the Knot a Riverqueen which can accommodate up to 20 divers. The Emily C is pictured below and will depart from Andress Boat Works in Rockport, west of Brockville. You can car pool. They do have wagons to transport your equipment. 

See map below for Sunday departure location.  

The Emily C

Saturday departure is Sherwood Bay Lane, Brockville aboard the Knot a Riverqueen. See Map Below.

 

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 US and 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 $255.

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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