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Dive Review of Lois Ann in
The Continental USA/San Diego Wreck Alley

Lois Ann, Jul, 2004,

by Jeff Hawkins, AZ, USA . Report 1140.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 26-50 dives
Where else diving California, Hawaii, Mexico
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather cloudy Seas choppy
Water Temp 52 to 55 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 10 to 20 Feet

Dive Policy

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

What I Saw

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

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

Accommodations 2 stars Food 3 stars
Service and Attitude 2 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 2 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments The crew was knowledgeable. That was the only good part of this trip. This is a big metal cork of a boat. I got seasick for the first time ever on it. I made the first dive and was exhausted by the end of it. There is a large platform to get back on the boat I was not used to. No one helped me back on. Then I got sick and was puking over the side. No one even asked if I was OK. I had to sit out the next 2 dives of the day because of being sick. By the last dive there were 5 people having to sit out from being seasick. This is not a boat that makes for a comfortable ride. I will never dive this operation again.
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