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Dive Review of Nekton Rorqual in
Bahamas/Cay Lobos

June, 2003, an Instant Reader Report by Bob Jacon, NY, USA
Report Number 651
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Phuket, New Britain Island, Galapagos, Cairnes,Caribbean
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
80   to 89    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
No decompression diving.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  3 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
  3 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
Hauling camera equipment from the platform area to the camera table was
cumbersome.  Work area on table was modest considering the number of divers
on the boat and the number of photographers.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
3 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
3 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
3 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars   
4 stars    
Although advertised as a new boat, the condition of the boat was less than
acceptable.  Rooms were adequate in size and air conditioning acceptable. 
Food was ordinary.
     The captain is very knowlegeable and entertaining.  The crew was
helpful and friendly.
     However, if you want nitrox, you better arrange before hand.
     Dive sites were interesting.  Enjoyed seeing the distant lights off
Cuba and the two blue holes in Cay Sal.  
     This trip was worth taking; but the price was excessive for the
quality of the boat.  Either refurbish the boat or lower the price to match
the value.  On the other hand, invest in some cleaning aids, paint and new
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