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Dive Review of Blue Water Divers in

June, 2007, an Instant Reader Report by Dave Cox, NM, USA (1 report)
Report Number 4264
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
51-100 dives
Where else diving
Mexico, California, Carribean
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, windy  
calm, choppy, currents  
Water Temp
80   to 84    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 75    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Stay with your dive buddy--very hard on photographers who want to take
serious pics of reefs and reef fish.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
2 stars  
Small Critters
  2 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
2 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
1 stars  
Shore Facilities  
4 stars  
The dive operation is one of the best. However, they do not pair
experienced divers with experienced divers. Photographers that happen to
get into a group of divers that want to race around the reef with no desire
of the other divers to be patient for taking pictures--your out of luck.
The dive operation does help you with getting your camera off the boat and
into the water and out again. They have a separate container for cameras.
They could do a better job taking divers that want to see bigger fish,
sharks etc to those places. I was limited in what fish were available to
take pics of that I had already taken pics of.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
4 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
1 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
3 stars   
2 stars    
I have dove in Bermuda for about 4 seasons. But the dive operators need to
take repeat customers to different sites. I am interested in underwater
photography. As a beginning photograher, they do not accomodate you very
well. They are very interested in getting you to a site, get you into the
water and out again--then to the second dive so they can get back to the
harbor by noon for the afternoon dive. So I felt very rushed. I came back
with well over 1000psi more than once, because all the new and
inexperienced divers had come back to the boat.

Blue Water divers are on top of their game as far as administration. They
have a very friendly staff. They are interested in making sure that you
have a good dive experience. It is just they need to pay attention to buddy
pairing. If they have a group of inexperienced once a year divers that want
to race around the reef, they should pair those with people who are of the
same ilk.

I have numerous dives on the same wrecks. I can't get the dive operators to
change though--even after I gave them a list of dives I have not been to.
So this was my last season in Bermuda for quite a while. The last 3 days of
diving that I could have done was interupted by a hurricane. They refunded
my dives for the days that I had already paid for yet could not dive
because of adverse weather. DHC
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