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Dive Review of Pirates Point Resort in
Cayman Islands/Little Cayman

November, 2015, an Instant Reader Report by Susan, CA, US (1 report)
"Pirates Point Resort after passing of Gladys Howard"
Report Number 8645
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Throughout the Caribbean and Central America, Red Sea, Indonesia
Closest Airport
Little Cayman
Getting There
book early, the connection
between Grand Cayman and
Little Cayman is often
difficult to book

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
84   to    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
75   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
No deco, first dive maximum 100 feet, second dive maximum 60 feet, no limit
on duration  
Liveaboard?
no 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
None 
Mantas
None 
Dolphins
None 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
None 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  5 stars
Tropical Fish
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
N/A
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Comments
Standard dedicated dip tank and table area on the dive boat
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Food
3 stars
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Snorkeling
N/A  
 
 

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Beginners
5 stars   
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Comments  
Impact of the passing of founder Gladys Howard
A sad event, but not unexpected. Her daughter Susan Howard and
grand-daughter Antonia now own the resort. Susan was there and told us that
she intends to keep the resort and continue its traditions, only better.
She is planning to spend a considerable amount of time there for the
foreseeable future. Gay Morse, who has had day to day management
responsibility for the resort for years, told us she was happy with the
outcome.

Facilities
Well maintained. Not luxurious, but good quality. Ed Morse continues to
keep everything working well at the resort. Any problems we saw were dealt
with quickly.
The Yellow Rose III dive boat, a Newton 42 that can carr
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By huntzing at Nov 20, 2015 21:05 EST  
Ah, playing Mexican Train.  You know you've made it when you get invited to
play at the "adults" table  ... and then get to hear Gladys
fluently curse at you if you make the mistake of beating her!   Going to
miss her.
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