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Dive Review of Kona Aggressor II in
Hawaii/Kona

May, 2013, an Instant Reader Report by Jeff Robertson , CA, US
Sr. Reviewer   (11 reports)
Report Number 6969
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
Pacific, Caribbean, Bahamas and GBR.
Closest Airport
Getting There

		

Dive Conditions

Weather
sunny, dry  
Seas
calm  
Water Temp
75   to 76    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
3
Water Visibility
25   to 100    Feet  
 
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
yes  
 
Enforced diving restrictions  
Return to the boat with 500 psi.  No deco diving. Have a drink - become a
snorkeler for the rest of the day.  
Liveaboard?
yes 
Nitrox Available?
yes 
What I saw
Sharks
Lots 
Mantas
Squadrons 
Dolphins
Schools 
Whale Sharks
None 
Turtles
> 2 
Whales
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Corals
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
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Large Fish
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Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
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Boat Facilities
5 stars
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Shore Facilities  
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Comments
2 large camera dedicated fresh water tubs.  Large camera table, one air
hose (another was out of commission) plenty of dry towels and electrical
outlets. ...
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Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Accommodations
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Food
4 stars
Service and Attitude
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Snorkeling
3 stars  
 
 

Overall Rating

Value for $$
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Beginners
4 stars   
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Comments  
We were able to book a last minute deal on the Kona Aggressor in April
2013.  The KA is an 80 foot motor cat set up for 14 passengers, but on this
occasion only 6 of us had signed up by the time we sailed.  Wow.  With a
crew of 6 this made for a very enjoyable week of eating, drinking and
diving (and snorkeling) off the Big Island of Hawaii.

With 5 deluxe cabins and one quad cabin we had plenty of room to spread out
and enjoy the ambiance of the first class boat.  Everything worked well and
if something did go haywire, it was usually corrected before we even knew
there was a problem.  Captain Todd runs an incredibly smooth ship with an
experienced crew that worked well together and seemed to have as good a
time as we did.  

The conditions couldnt have been much better.  We had light breezes, clear
skies and mid- seventies temperatures in the water and topside.  I stayed
comfortable in my 3 mm full suit.  Viz varied from 25 fe
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