Posted by: cherylyoung | February 26, 2015

HORNBY ISLAND, THE ONLY PLACE IN THE WORLD YOU CAN DIVE WITH THE SIX GILL SHARKS

Cheryl Young's Blog

Hornby Island DivingWith stellar sea lions above and

wolfeels, octopus, and six-gill sharks lurking below,

 the emerald  seas that encircle Hornby Island guarantee

some memorable undersea thrills.By Jett Britnell

One of my fondest undersea experiences occurred

 back in 1982 while I was diving at Hornby Island, B.C.

It was my first visit to the island and I had

ventured there to dive with the island’s famed

six-gill sharks.

In fact, this was my first attempt at shark diving.

I can remember being extremely excited as I had studied

and admired sharks since I was a very young boy

While I was on my drysuit, I recall thinking how far it

seemed   I had travelled from the time I stood alone in

front of my fifth grade class at Regina Public School in

Ottawa to deliver my interest talk on sharks.

Yes, back then I knew…

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