We set off a bit late from Trellis, due mainly to our activities of the night before, and motorsailed to Salt Island and took a mooring ball at the site of the wreck of the RMS Rhone, a national park in the BVI and the most popular dive site here. After setting up, we started to descend but unfortunately Nat couldn't equalize pressure with her ears and had to return to the boat; this was unfortunate for her but very lucky for me as I was able to use her full tank instead of my half-full one.
We dove the wreck twice, the shallow stern section and the deep bow section (missing the actual body of the boat, but we'll do that next time) and for most of the time we were the only ones at the site. Afterwards it was off to The Bight on Norman Island and a short visit to the Willie T's but the music and crowd wasn't to our liking so we returned to the boat for a tasty dinner cooked by Rob and Nat (I did the washing up part by placing the dirty dishes into the dishwasher) and a relatively early night.

Nat and Rob descending Nat didn't make it much further than this depth, she was having trouble equalizing pressure and had to return to the ship. Rob and I later dove the Rhone together while Nat remained on board the boat.
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Nat and Rob descending
Great Barracuda under the dinghy The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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Great Barracuda under the dinghy
Blue Tang amongst the rocks The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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Blue Tang amongst the rocks
Sponges and coral on the wreck The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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Sponges and coral on the wreck
RMS Rhone resting underwater The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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RMS Rhone resting underwater
Sponges at the RMS Rhone The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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Sponges at the RMS Rhone
The sea retaking the RMS Rhone The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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The sea retaking the RMS Rhone
Curious Grouper The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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Curious Grouper
Grouper following us around The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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Grouper following us around
Squirrelfish hiding in the wreck The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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Squirrelfish hiding in the wreck
Wrasse at the RMS Rhone hatch Rubbing this hatch ostensibly brings luck. The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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Wrasse at the RMS Rhone hatch
Hiding away in the RMS Rhone The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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Hiding away in the RMS Rhone
Porcupinefish swimming away The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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Porcupinefish swimming away
Porcupinefish pufferfish The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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Porcupinefish pufferfish
French Angelfish at the RMS Rhone The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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French Angelfish at the RMS Rhone
Squirrelfish at a cleaning station The Wreck of the RMS Rhone is the most populare and well-known dive site in the BVI for a reason: it is wonderful to dive!
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Squirrelfish at a cleaning station
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