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Dive Review of Scuba Club Cozumel in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan

Scuba Club Cozumel, Jul, 2002,

by Steve Griffiths, pa, USA . Report 98.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, currents
Water Temp 76 to 78 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions The depth and times were set by the divemaster. Times were adjusted depending on air supply.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities 5 stars
UW Photo Comments [None]

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 4 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Once again the Scuba Club did not let us down. The accomodations were clean and well maintained. The maid service is excellent.
The food was excellent, and the waitstaff were friendly and helpful.
The menu has plenty of variety.
The dive operation and facilities were right on the money.
Dive and boat staff were friendly, helpfull, and knowledgeable.

The one downfall for the week was the variability of the usually constant south to north currents. Currents changed hour to hour which made shore diving hit or miss.
Currents on the boat dives were just as variable and at times quite strong.
My family and I had thought that the dive staff should have checked currents at the dive sites and changed sites based upon the currents.
Two or three dives during the week looked like an underwater sandstorm due to high current. One dive was actually entirely against the current.
Most of the week the dives were what I would have come to expect from Cozumel diving.
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