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Dive Review of Truth Aquatics/Sea Landing/Truth in
The Continental USA/California

Truth Aquatics/Sea Landing/Truth, Sep, 2008,

by Russell Person, Ca, USA (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 4391.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Bermuda, Belize, Mexico, Egypt, Hawaii
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas currents
Water Temp 51 to 55 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 10 to 40 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Must use computer
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish N/A
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 3 stars
Large Pelagics 2 stars

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

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments California diving is spectacular in many ways. This trip went to San Miguel Island where cold water from the north creates habitat for many, many invertibrates, including nudibranches, soft corals, spongy growths and beautiful kelp forests. I have dove on this boat many times. This one day trip left at 4am after boarding the night before, arrives the dive area around 8am and usually includes four (4) dives.
This trip visited the castle rock and wilson rock areas. Currents were unusually strong and absent ankle weights on my dry suit gave me a challenge in the current upside down. Enter the water from a bow gate and follow the anchor line to the bottom. Find structure to break the current flow! Divers are still hunting for fish and scallops, but photography is becoming more and more popular as time goes by. visit truthaquatics.com for more information and to plan a trip from their dive calendar.
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