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Dive Review of Mike Severns/Napili Point in

July, 2006, an Instant Reader Report by Craig Grube, VA, US
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Report Number 2595
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
51-100 dives
Where else diving
Turks & Caicos, Florida Keys, Jamaica, Tahiti, Nassau
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

choppy, noCurrents  
Water Temp
77   to 80    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
60   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
4 stars  
Boat Facilities
4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
4 stars  
Shore Facilities  
No rinse tank, but have fresh water hose to rinse your gear.  Small area at
front of boat for setting gear.
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
4 stars
3 stars
Service and Attitude
3 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars   
4 stars    
Mike Severns took us to the back side of Molokini crater where the
visibility was excellent and there was a great deal of variety in butterfly
fish.  The wall has interesting cut outs  and interesting crevices for
critters to hide from years past when sea levels were lower and lots of
coral.  We also saw a variety of nudibranch such as red and blue dragon. 
There was also a nice lobster hiding. The wall is quite vertical so its a
nice view into the abyss.

The second dive of the day took us to St. Anthonys Wreck which is in about
65' of water. The vessel seems to attract green sea turtles as there were
about 5 large ones there either resting on deck or in the hole and they
periodically head up for air.  Its kind of like an aircraft carrier for sea
turtles.  The visibility here is a bit silty so it wasn't very clear for
photography.  We also saw a red frogfish, several large trumpetfish, lots
of sargeat majors and butterfly fish.  It's an interesting site with plenty
of marine life to observe.

Mike Severns guides give great briefings, are patient in finding and
showing critters if you are interested, and help with all your gear.  They
have great drinks and snacks as well.
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