Western Islands, Georgian Bay July 23-24, 2022

Join us for a fabulous weekend of wreck diving in beautiful Georgian Bay on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, 2022 on such memorable wrecks as the Mapledawn.

There are still two spots available on the dive boat!

Register now
Please register now, then pay $270 asap by eTransfer to bluenorthscuba@gmail.com

Date: Saturday, July 23 to Sunday, July 24

Time: Arrive in the Penetanguishene area on Friday evening, July 22, to be ready for an early start on Saturday morning. If you drive up Saturday morning, please allow contingency time for your early arrival.


  • Arrival Time: Divers are asked to be at the Penetanguishene Town Dock (2 Main Street) at 7:30 am on Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24, for check-in, loading and orientation. You will be notified if the pickup is at a different location nearby, such as Cedar Point.
  • Leaving the Dock: Our Charter Boat (the Georgian Ranger) departs at 8:00 am. Be early because the boat leaves promptly. The boat returns at approximately 4:00-5:00 pm.

Location: Penetanguishene Town Dock, 2 Main Street

Divemaster: Martin Bonert, NAUI Instructor 33907


  • Recreactional dives for certified divers who are members of Blue North Scuba and Hart House Underwater Club. Join now — we are open to all certified divers
  • Diving from the Georgian Ranger charter boat out of Penetanguishene.
  • Some of the shipwrecks include the following: 
  • Many of the shipwrecks are in the 10m / 30’ depth range, with only one or two in the 20m / 60’ depth range.
  • Shallower dives tend to be warmer, so for thermal protection, all you need is a wetsuit with hood, boots, and gloves. You do not need to bring or rent a drysuit.
  • The dives are suitable for a range of experience in diving, and are ideal for getting back underwater again.

Welcome Aboard!

  • Coffee, Timbits and fresh fruit will be available when you arrive on board.
  • Soft drinks and water will be available throughout day.
  • A hot lunch is provided. 
  • The food and drink is supplied for you as part of the package. However, it is up to the individual if you would like to provide a tip for Helen, the Captain’s wife, who organizes and prepares the refreshments and lunch.

Requirements to participate in the dive

Payment due now:
Dive fee of $270 per diver for the 2-day weekend, Payable by eTransfer to 

How to Register:
Fill in the Registration Form now, and send your $270 boat fee ASAP by eTransfer to:

Register now

Scuba Gear:
Bring your own gear. If you need to rent, here are some options:

Air Fills:
Air fills will be available at Neptune’s Locker Dive Shop, located in the village of Tiny, Ontario, 15 minute drive from the Penetanguishene Town Dock.

Please arrange your own transportation. We will help re carpooling.

Accommodation: Check the internet for motels, cottages, camping, etc.
Camping in the area
For example,
Awenda Provincial Park https://www.ontarioparks.com/park/awenda
Bayfort Camp https://www.bayfortcamp.com/campingoptions

Club Policies
Club dive policies

Questions or Comments?
Contact bluenorthscuba@gmail.com .