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 Blonde Rock

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
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Latitude: 18° 22.121' N
Longitude: 64° 33.08' W

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English (Translate this text in English): Can only be accessed by boat. About 15 minutes from Road Town, and about 8 minutes from Peter Island.

Located between Dead Chest and Salt Islands. There are two Mooring buoys. When water is calm, you can see the top of the pinnacle. When rough, it can be hard to locate the buoys.

English (Translate this text in English): Can only be accessed by boat. About 15 minutes from Road Town, and about 8 minutes from Peter Island.

Located between Dead Chest and Salt Islands. There are two Mooring buoys. When water is calm, you can see the top of the pinnacle. When rough, it can be hard to locate the buoys.

Can only be accessed by boat. About 15 minutes from Road Town, and about 8 minutes from Peter Island.

Located between Dead Chest and Salt Islands. There are two Mooring buoys. When water is calm, you can see the top of the pinnacle. When rough, it can be hard to locate the buoys.

English (Translate this text in English): Can only be accessed by boat. About 15 minutes from Road Town, and about 8 minutes from Peter Island.

Located between Dead Chest and Salt Islands. There are two Mooring buoys. When water is calm, you can see the top of the pinnacle. When rough, it can be hard to locate the buoys.

English (Translate this text in English): Can only be accessed by boat. About 15 minutes from Road Town, and about 8 minutes from Peter Island.

Located between Dead Chest and Salt Islands. There are two Mooring buoys. When water is calm, you can see the top of the pinnacle. When rough, it can be hard to locate the buoys.

English (Translate this text in English): Can only be accessed by boat. About 15 minutes from Road Town, and about 8 minutes from Peter Island.

Located between Dead Chest and Salt Islands. There are two Mooring buoys. When water is calm, you can see the top of the pinnacle. When rough, it can be hard to locate the buoys.

English (Translate this text in English): Can only be accessed by boat. About 15 minutes from Road Town, and about 8 minutes from Peter Island.

Located between Dead Chest and Salt Islands. There are two Mooring buoys. When water is calm, you can see the top of the pinnacle. When rough, it can be hard to locate the buoys.

English (Translate this text in English): Can only be accessed by boat. About 15 minutes from Road Town, and about 8 minutes from Peter Island.

Located between Dead Chest and Salt Islands. There are two Mooring buoys. When water is calm, you can see the top of the pinnacle. When rough, it can be hard to locate the buoys.

English (Translate this text in English): Can only be accessed by boat. About 15 minutes from Road Town, and about 8 minutes from Peter Island.

Located between Dead Chest and Salt Islands. There are two Mooring buoys. When water is calm, you can see the top of the pinnacle. When rough, it can be hard to locate the buoys.

How? By boat

Distance Good boat time (< 30min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

 Dive site Characteristics

Alternative name Blond Rock

Average depth 12.8 m / 42 ft

max depth 26.8 m / 87.9 ft

Current Low ( < 1 knot)

Visibility Good ( 10 - 30 m)

Quality

Dive site quality Good

Experience CMAS * / OW

Bio interest Interesting

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- Sharks
- Shoal

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 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): Blonde Rock is a set of two pinnacles rising from 20m to within 3,5m of the surface. Lots of valleys and ledges. Saw turtles and barracudas; some sharks have been reported here. Lots of lobster.

Forms part of the RMS Rhone national marine park.

The site gets in name from the long brownish yellow sea whips that populate the top of the pinnacle.

A difficult site to dive when the weather is rough.

English (Translate this text in English): Blonde Rock is a set of two pinnacles rising from 20m to within 3,5m of the surface. Lots of valleys and ledges. Saw turtles and barracudas; some sharks have been reported here. Lots of lobster.

Forms part of the RMS Rhone national marine park.

The site gets in name from the long brownish yellow sea whips that populate the top of the pinnacle.

A difficult site to dive when the weather is rough.

Blonde Rock is a set of two pinnacles rising from 20m to within 3,5m of the surface. Lots of valleys and ledges. Saw turtles and barracudas; some sharks have been reported here. Lots of lobster.

Forms part of the RMS Rhone national marine park.

The site gets in name from the long brownish yellow sea whips that populate the top of the pinnacle.

A difficult site to dive when the weather is rough.

English (Translate this text in English): Blonde Rock is a set of two pinnacles rising from 20m to within 3,5m of the surface. Lots of valleys and ledges. Saw turtles and barracudas; some sharks have been reported here. Lots of lobster.

Forms part of the RMS Rhone national marine park.

The site gets in name from the long brownish yellow sea whips that populate the top of the pinnacle.

A difficult site to dive when the weather is rough.

English (Translate this text in English): Blonde Rock is a set of two pinnacles rising from 20m to within 3,5m of the surface. Lots of valleys and ledges. Saw turtles and barracudas; some sharks have been reported here. Lots of lobster.

Forms part of the RMS Rhone national marine park.

The site gets in name from the long brownish yellow sea whips that populate the top of the pinnacle.

A difficult site to dive when the weather is rough.

English (Translate this text in English): Blonde Rock is a set of two pinnacles rising from 20m to within 3,5m of the surface. Lots of valleys and ledges. Saw turtles and barracudas; some sharks have been reported here. Lots of lobster.

Forms part of the RMS Rhone national marine park.

The site gets in name from the long brownish yellow sea whips that populate the top of the pinnacle.

A difficult site to dive when the weather is rough.

English (Translate this text in English): Blonde Rock is a set of two pinnacles rising from 20m to within 3,5m of the surface. Lots of valleys and ledges. Saw turtles and barracudas; some sharks have been reported here. Lots of lobster.

Forms part of the RMS Rhone national marine park.

The site gets in name from the long brownish yellow sea whips that populate the top of the pinnacle.

A difficult site to dive when the weather is rough.

English (Translate this text in English): Blonde Rock is a set of two pinnacles rising from 20m to within 3,5m of the surface. Lots of valleys and ledges. Saw turtles and barracudas; some sharks have been reported here. Lots of lobster.

Forms part of the RMS Rhone national marine park.

The site gets in name from the long brownish yellow sea whips that populate the top of the pinnacle.

A difficult site to dive when the weather is rough.

English (Translate this text in English): Blonde Rock is a set of two pinnacles rising from 20m to within 3,5m of the surface. Lots of valleys and ledges. Saw turtles and barracudas; some sharks have been reported here. Lots of lobster.

Forms part of the RMS Rhone national marine park.

The site gets in name from the long brownish yellow sea whips that populate the top of the pinnacle.

A difficult site to dive when the weather is rough.

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Blonde Rock
De eritland
21 oct. 2010
Blonde Rock -
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Blonde Rock
De eritland
19 oct. 2009
Blonde Rock - Incredible contour, caves and ledges.  Entry in open water of Sir Francis Drake Channel with large waves.  Many lobster
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Voyage : BVI 2010
De eritland
Du 16 oct. 2010 au 22 oct. 2010
Third trip to the BVI's in 3 years.
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Voyage : BVI 2009
De eritland
Du 16 oct. 2009 au 24 oct. 2009
Second trip to the British Virgin Islands aboard the LaBuscadora.  Captain Mike Hallett and crew provided another amazing experience.
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