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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet in
Cayman Islands/All 3 islands

Aggressor Fleet: "Cayman Aggressor needs serious overhaul", Jun, 2015,

by Michael L Lewis, TN, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports). Report 8294.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Galapagos, Tobago, Bonaire, Hawaii, Florida
Closest Airport GCM Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas choppy, surge
Water Temp 81 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 25 to 80 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Buddy dive, no deco diving.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None 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 5 stars
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 3 stars
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Comments My wife and I did a 10 day cruise (June 20-30) on the Cayman Aggressor IV. The crew was great. The chef was fantastic. The diving was pretty good. But the yacht itself is in pretty bad shape. It is in serious need of a total overhaul in dry dock. Until the CAIV is overhauled to fix the plumbing and we read better reviews, we will not return. We visit Grand Cayman every year and would love to be able to add-on a trip with the CAIV every few years, so its really disappointing that the yacht is in such bad shape.

The plumbing/waste disposal (sewage management) is awful and it has been a problem since our first trip on the CA in 2002. Our cabin (#5) had dishwater and food chunks bubbling up from the shower drain. We also had an awful sewage smell. It wasn't as bad as cabin #7 where it was all but intolerable. We also had a problem with the Air Conditioner leaking from under the sink. It kept the floor wet most of the time even though it was emptied a couple of times during our 10-day trip. That leads to mold and mildew. Several people including my wife had to start taking decongestants and anti-histamines toward the end of the week.

The shower had not been cleaned very well, nor had the cabin in general. It was dusty. Cabin 7 was just as bad. Once ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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