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Dive Review of Pacific Star in
The Continental USA/SoCal Coastal

Pacific Star: "Catalina and San Clemente", Jun, 2015,

by Robert Halem, CA, US (Contributor Contributor 17 reports). Report 8263.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Hawaii, Monterey, Florida, French Polynesia, Caribbean
Closest Airport LAX Getting There Rent a car or a long taxi ride

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 59 to 62 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 30 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Limit of 120 feet while diving the oil rigs. No other restrictions.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals N/A 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Camera tanks on deck with a camera work bench in the bunk area. Lots of sockets for charging, but with today's divers, the ... 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 3 stars
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 Perfect weather for a three day island trip. Left Friday night and began diving Saturday morning. Five dives were available Saturday and Sunday with three more on Monday morning. Bunks were tight. Reasonable space on the dive deck since this was booked as a light load trip. One of the two compressor ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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