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Dive Review of Thorfin in
Micronesia/TRUK

Thorfin, Feb, 2007,

by Ronald Dion, Ca, USA (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 7 reports). Report 3233.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Fiji, Solomon Islands, Barrier Reef,
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 85 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 25 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions None
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

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

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 2 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Very small exposwed dive table, smokers used it for ash trays. Poor wash tanks

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

Accommodations 1 stars Food 1 stars
Service and Attitude 1 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 1 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This is a very large old steam boat the captain owner has his wife and two young kids and relatives running around the boat. NO DIVE DECK! Lousey food poor service. Good tenders, defective water maker causing salt in the drinking water and in tea coffee. Spotty air condition. The wreck diving is great but at times very deep with no consideration for Padi rules. Some dives 170 feet. We booked for 11` days left after 7 forfiting the balance. This is a very poor dirty Country and a very poor boat.
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