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Hilarious! I finally checked this sticky, and after two years (almost to the day), it has a total of TWO posts (three now). Not really sure if this merits "sticky status"... So come on, what are your favorite NE dive sites. Here are a few of my favorites:
-Cathedral Rocks (by far my favorite)
-The others (really, they all pale in comparison to CR)
[Ok, Folly, Old Garden Beach, and Ft. Wetherill are all very nice, too!]
-Half Way Rock
Looking forward to diving the Boston Harbor wrecks next summer, along with exploring sites other than those on Cape Ann. So many places to dive, so little time...
Satan Rock - 42-30'37"N 070-48'02"W
Good lobstering, interesting and varied bottom
Halfway rock is about 1 nautical W-SW of Satans, I have only been to Halfway once and it was miserable. I missed the tide and the current was too strong. I THINK its probably a good dive, but you have to hit it at slack tide.
Middle Breakers - 42-31'09"N 070-45'51"W
LOOKS good, but haven't been there yet. Ran over it and the sounder and it looks good tho. There are a BUNCH of good looking dive spots in that area.
BooHoo Ledge - 42-33'50" 070-44'52"W
Nice dive spot. 15'-80' depths. There's a wreck there as well, but I have not seen it myself. Nice ledge, very interesting.
If the wind is blowing, you can tuck in behind Great Egg rock or Kettle Island which are both just West of BooHoo ledge, both are good dive spots as well.
If you need to test new kit or the first dive of the season, N-NW of BooHoo is Graves Island, West of Graves is a nice shallow (20'-30') sandy bottom, and if you get close into Graves Beach its also sandy and even shallower. Not a terribly interesting dive site, but I like it when testing new gear, first dive of the season, practicing dive skills, etc.
Boat Dives - Burnham Rock and Paddock Rock. Both offer unique rock formations to swim through. Paddock Rock is one of the prettiest sites I've seen to date with some soft corals I had not seen anywhere else. Burnham Rock depths to 140 feet and Paddock Rock 75 - 80 feet.
Shore dives: Old Garden Beach, Cathedral Rocks, Portland Head Light (Ft Williams) and of course Nubble Light.