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Diving in Massachusetts - A North American wreck diving paradise!

Massachusetts, home to the Boston Red Sox, 12 National Historical Sites, the endangered North Atlantic right whale and its coastline are part of the North American famous shipwreck graveyard! It makes for an exciting and challenging scubadiving destination. It is located in the north east of the United States within the New England region, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean with several large bays distinctly shaping its coastline.

The Massachusetts National Park Service administers numerous natural and historical sites and has many parks, trails and beautiful beaches. The Monomoy National Widlife Refuge is one of those protected sites and a critical breeding habitat for shore birds, marine life and gray seals. Its offshore seabed its widely littered with historical wrecks including tug boats, light ships, war ships and German U-boats. These are found in and around Cape Cod, Cape Ann, MassachusettsBay and the Islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. The diving conditions are challenging and divers need a good combination of experience and confidence before diving here.

Cape Cod is one of the most popular diving spots and is sadly known for having witness numerous victims of the treacherous waters within the bay. More than 1000 ships never made it to port and more are being discovered every year as storms uncover the long forgotten ships. There are many interesting marine life species to be found here such as Atlantic cod, harbor seals, lobsters, crabs, squid and flounder. Best of all this is a prime spot for spotting whales!

Some of the best and most well known dive sites in Massachusetts are: Port Hunter, the largest intact wreck in the region, with depths ranging between 18-25m. Vineyard Lightship, the first wreck ever found by a side scan sonar, a beacon ship for guiding incoming aircraft which now rests upright at 19m. Horacio Hall, located around Monomoy island, this wreck is unmistakable with its six boilers visible in the mid-ships. Last but not least, divers can explore the Andrea Doria, known as the Mount Everest of wreck dives and not for the faint hearted. Like the set of a hollywood thriller, the wreck is located in chilling waters with unpredictable currents and depths of up to 75m. This dive is only for experienced mix gas (Trimix) open circuit or rebreather divers.

Diving in Massachusetts - A North American wreck diving paradise!

Massachusetts, home to the Boston Red Sox, 12 National Historical Sites, the endangered North Atlantic right whale and its coastline are part of the North American famous shipwreck graveyard! It makes for an exciting and challenging scubadiving destination. It is located in the north east of the United States within the New England region, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean with several large bays distinctly shaping its coastline.

The Massachusetts National Park Service administers numerous natural and historical sites and has many parks, trails and beautiful beaches. The Monomoy National Widlife Refuge is one of those protected sites and a critical breeding habitat for shore birds, marine life and gray seals. Its offshore seabed its widely littered with historical wrecks including tug boats, light ships, war ships and German U-boats. These are found in and around Cape Cod, Cape Ann, MassachusettsBay and the Islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard. The diving conditions are challenging and divers need a good combination of experience and confidence before diving here.

Cape Cod is one of the most popular diving spots and is sadly known for having witness numerous victims of the treacherous waters within the bay. More than 1000 ships never made it to port and more are being discovered every year as storms uncover the long forgotten ships. There are many interesting marine life species to be found here such as Atlantic cod, harbor seals, lobsters, crabs, squid and flounder. Best of all this is a prime spot for spotting whales!

Some of the best and most well known dive sites in Massachusetts are: Port Hunter, the largest intact wreck in the region, with depths ranging between 18-25m. Vineyard Lightship, the first wreck ever found by a side scan sonar, a beacon ship for guiding incoming aircraft which now rests upright at 19m. Horacio Hall, located around Monomoy island, this wreck is unmistakable with its six boilers visible in the mid-ships. Last but not least, divers can explore the Andrea Doria, known as the Mount Everest of wreck dives and not for the faint hearted. Like the set of a hollywood thriller, the wreck is located in chilling waters with unpredictable currents and depths of up to 75m. This dive is only for experienced mix gas (Trimix) open circuit or rebreather divers.

Diving in Massachusetts - A North American wreck diving paradise!

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