Dive Mom has been asking for more vegetables and less desserts in our Chef Recommended posts so being the cooperative Read more
As we all begin to come out of hibernation and venture out into our backyards to rejoin small groups of Read more
This weekend saw our newest Dive Guide candidates, Wylie and Jessica, brave the cooler waters of Beautiful Blue Lagoon to Read more
Please come join Eric for some Uische Beatha, socially distanced in the backyard. We may even have a few other Read more
Chef Recommended Guiness Cake
This cake is magnificent in its damp blackness. I can't say that you can absolutely taste the stout in it, Read more
Becoming an SSI Master Diver in 2021 not only allows you to join the growing ranks of this prestigious dive Read more
Oceanic Ventures and SSI have a gift for you that requires no travel or water. Effective today we have an Read more
I love the Thanksgiving holiday! It is a chance to get together with family and friends and share a good Read more
As I sit at home, luckily with power, I really begin to think, "I need to visit a different latitude!" Read more
Black Friday Sale on Velocity Ultra or Evoke BARE’s Velocity Ultra and Evoke wetsuits use heat-capturing OmniRed fabric that increases Read more
Bundle an Eon Core and a Tank Pod and save over $500 NOW ONLY $849.95! The EON Core is a Read more
In looking through my email today I found an unusual cake recipe, Osnanthus Cake from the Woks of Life website. Read more
The unusual situation created by the COVID shut-down allowed two of our staff members, Robert Archer and Joseph Thompson, enough Read more
I am getting tired of Eggs in the morning (although Ann never tires of them) do I have been looking Read more
I’m often asked what cruising sailors do when they are not sailing.  Carl once replied to that question by saying Read more
I have heard some comments that all I recommend are high sugar deserts. Well that is probably right but I Read more
The location has changed but the fun remains! Join us up at the Beautiful Blue Lagoon, Lagoon II, on Saturday Read more
We spent another day running around trying to get ourselves organized. The big event was a visit to a riding Read more
A note from Karen: Today's science project was to go out in the dinghy and observe a small pod of Read more
For the most part, Great Barrier Island belongs to the "Crown" - that's "public property" in Texas.  The Great Barrier Read more
Coconut cream pie
We were sitting around talking in the Oceanic Ventures' backyard (i.e. David's Backyard) and the subject of desserts came up. Read more
36º12S / 175º20E Early yesterday afternoon, at low tide, Rebecca and I went exploring.  We zipped around the bay in Read more
We arrived on the Morning of the 30th during periods of pouring rain. We didn't have much choice about getting Read more
27 October 27oS/173oE Monday morning here and we are currently at 27S / 173E about 480 nmi from Opua, New Read more