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Dive Review of American Diving in
The Continental USA/Texas

American Diving: "Texas Clipper, American Diving", Jul, 2015,

by Mary K Wicksten, TX, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 11 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 8304.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, Bahamas, Costa Rica, Galapagos, western Mexico, California, Hawaii, Fiji, Palau, Yap, Australia, New Guinea, Florida springs
Closest Airport Harlingen Texas Getting There Most people drive

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas choppy
Water Temp 74 to 70 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 10 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions No wreck penetration, no free descents
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish For Subscribers Only
Small Critters For Subscribers Only Large Fish For Subscribers Only
Large Pelagics For Subscribers Only

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

Subject Matter For Subscribers Only Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Great opportunities for wide-angle shots. Light can be dim--be prepared. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Pre-dive briefing on day before trip and just before each of 2 days of diving. Takes about an hour to get to sunken ship, can be choppy. Seats in cabin or outside at bow--can be splashed! Boat ties off to buoy, divemaster attaches side line. Crew puts your tank on you at stern, you follow side line to buoy l ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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