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Dive Review of Cayman Aggressor IV in
Cayman Islands

Cayman Aggressor IV, Sep, 2006,

by Troy Merriam, WA, USA . Report 2967.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Pacific Northwest shore and boat diving, Hawaii charters, California coast and Islands
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm, noCurrents
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 1
Water Visibility 80 to 150 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions 130' - 500psi
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments great camera table with compressed air and dry towels. Three levels for storage.

Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments The Cayman Aggressor IV experience was the best week of diving I have had in 41 years. Capt. Sam and crew Shaunah, Graham, Shawn and Osa, provided a perfect week of vacation for this old drysuit diver from the Pacific Northwest.
We had excellent briefings with large sketches of the divesite every dive. Air was always generous at 3000+. It was pure, comfortable diving at it's very best. All cameras were handled professionaly by the crew and the attention to our needs were met with a smile every time.
The chef had the week off but the up and coming steward put on a show of her own and delighted us with great food all week.
The best part of the trip was the wall diving. Incredible swimthrus broke out into the bluest great wide open I have ever seen. Turn left or right and you have fantastic walls with huge sponges of all types, gigantic lobster, leatherback turtles, coral, nursesharks, rays, grouper and tropicals. The view from 130' to the surface is the stuff dreams are made of.
The Cayman Aggressor IV is a clean, nicely appointed dive yacht with an excellent dive deck, comfortable salon and great berthing areas. I opted for the cheap seats and had a stateroom for two all to myself. I plan on being a repeat customer.
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