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Dive Review of Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures/Marriot in
The Continental USA/West Palm Beach , FLA.

Jim Abernethy's Scuba Adventures/Marriot, Aug, 2002,

by Joe Culhane, NY, USA . Report 214.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving NY , NJ , Fla. St. Thomas , Cozumel , Caman Islands
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 83 to 86 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 70 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Plan your Dive , Dive your Plan
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 4 stars

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]Forgot Cam : (

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 4 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments [None]I had'nt dove Fla. since I got certified there ( Key Largo ) in 1990 . And I was Amazed at how good the diving was . Water was Beautiful . 85 and clear , did some wreck diving , and alot of Reef diving . Was all drift diving , so a safty sausage was a good thing . Reefs were like Caribean diving , even though alot of people were going for Lobster . Crew was very helpful , and fun . Got ta do some freediving between dives .
Even got two of our girls to do a resot class , Erin - 10 and Lauren -13 they loved it, pool one day, then shallow open water next day , 20ish ft. Morgan and Joel , were the Instructors , and were very good , Patient , with the Kiddies and Me .
Capt. Jim also took us on a tour of his Live-Aboard boat.
Now I'm tryin ta get a group together ta do some serious divin .
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