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Dive Review of Nan-Sea Charters/Evamer in
Puerto Rico/Vieques

March, 2012, an Instant Reader Report by William Parks, MO, US
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Report Number 6461
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
101-250 dives
Where else diving
Tortola, St. John, St. Lucia, Cozumel, Hawaii, Southwest Puerto Rico,
Bonaire, Curaçao, Culebra.
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

calm, choppy  
Water Temp
77   to 78    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
50   to 180    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
All but one of the 8 dives were 40-60 ft max.  Bottom time dependent only
on air supply.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
1 or 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
3 stars  
Small Critters
  4 stars
Large Fish
3 stars  
Large Pelagics
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
Boat Facilities
Overall rating for UWP's  
Shore Facilities  
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
5 stars
Dive Operation
5 stars  
Shore Diving  
3 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
5 stars    
5 stars   
5 stars    
Vieques was great.  Nan-Sea Charters was a big part of the good time we

This was our first time in Vieques.  We rented a wonderful ocean front
apartment, Miramar, which is one of several wonderful apartments that is
the Evamer property, overlooking Vieques' north coast.  Most of our time
though was spent a few miles across the island in and around Esperanza,
described at "Key West 1952."  Maybe; it certainly has a fun
vibe.  Very good food scene there and nice ocean front strollway
(Malecòn)  The former Naval bombing range which is the eastern half
of Vieques is now mananged by US Federal Fish and Wildlife.  Rent your jeep
and visit immaculate, unpopulated, stunning beaches when you're not diving,
visiting galleries, eating at food trucks or foodie worthy restaurants. 

Mark and Rooster recently took over Nan-Sea Charters.  They provided one of
the best dive operations experiences we've had over twenty+ years of
diving.  Their boat holds only 6 divers.  The two of us were the only
divers half the 4 days, 2 dives/day.  Most sites were less than 10 minutes
from the dock.  Rental BCs, regs, computers were all new.  Typical
Caribbean stuff, though never before saw as large areas of grass eels or
areas with a score or so of yellow-headed jawfish bobbing out of their
holes, which might be an indicator of the good health of the area reefs.  
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By William Parks in MO, US at May 01, 2012 12:24 EST  
After a very short attempt to keep Nan-Sea Charters going, Mark and Rooster
sold the business to Vieques Dive Company.
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