11/26/2005(Sat) No.2 - Ginnie Springs[Florida]

Diver : Michael Clay
Dive Master :
Buddy : Billy Fowler, Joe Tegg
D.Service :
Weather : Sunny
Temp. : 75 Fahrenheit
Ave.w.temp : 70 Fahrenheit
Min.w.temp : 70 Fahrenheit
Diving Suit : Dry Suit
Inner Wear : Polartec
Weight : 0 Lbs
Tank Material : Steel
Equipment : Cave Gear
S.I.Time : 01:58:00
Time In : 13:43:35
Time Out : 15:16:19
Dive Time : 01:32:45
Ave.Depth : 55 ft
Max.Depth : 94 ft
Safety Stop.Depth : 20 ft
Safety Stop.Time : 10 min
Tank Capacity : 216 Cu/Ft
Pres. In : 3640 PSI
Pres. Out. : 1900 PSI
Air Consum. : 7.57 Lbs/Min
Visibility H. : 100 ft
Visibility V. : 100 ft
Access1 : Shore
Access2 : Spring
Rating : ****
Dive Number : 145
Total Time : 110:13

After getting our tanks topped off, we went back into Devil's Ear. Got a little ways back and Billy wasn't feeling comfortable. We escorted him back to the entrance and Joe and I turned around and headed back in. We took the long way to the Bone Room, then came back on the main line, about 1200ft in and 800ft out. We got back to the entrance at Devil's Ear and followed Joe's primary line back to Devil's Eye (the one he had left behind on the previous dive.

We had been following some divers on rebreathers for the last few hundred feet of cave. Turned out they were exiting the same way we were. As they stopped for Deco, we stopped about 10ft below them. Joe touched someone else's primary line and it went slack. As he scrambled to tie it off, he felt tugging on the other end and realized that there were divers behind us coming out on that line. Phew! The divers ahead of us moved up to 20ft, we moved to 30ft and the guys behind us moved up to 40ft :-) It was pretty interesting. After we had all finished out deco, we met up at the exit and talked about the dive. Turns out the line that went slack was because, as the diver released his reel, he got caught in the current and couldn't reel fast enough. It was fun talking to other divers upon exiting.