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Dive Review of Special D Diving/Private Residence in
Anguilla

Special D Diving/Private Residence: "Anguilla Diving Review", Jan, 2016,

by David W DeBoer, TX, US ( 1 report). Report 8795.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Anguilla (400+ dives) Saba Statia Cozumel Belize St. Croix Grand Turk Providenciales Maui Palm Beach Curaçao Barbados Flower Gardens/Stetson Banks
Closest Airport AXA Getting There Small commuter airlines. Best to go to Sint Maarten and ferry over

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy, surge, currents, no currents
Water Temp 78 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20 to 120 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Special D is owned and operated by Douglas (Dougie) Carty an Anguillan native who has been diving for 25+ years. He is an accomplished waterman adept both above and below the surface. He uses a 35' Rebel Marine boat adapted for diving. He can take up to 10 divers, but most trips have 6-8. Special D is the only operator that leaves from the dock. Vigilant ferries its divers to the moored boat by dingy. Shoal Bay loads it divers by having them wade to the boat from shore. I have known an ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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