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Dive Review of Blue Island Divers/Marriott's Frenchman's Cove in
Virgin Islands/St Thomas

October, 2014, an Instant Reader Report by Ms Lynda Durfee, VA, US
Top Contributor   (38 reports, with 2 Helpful votes)
Report Number 7754
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
501-1000 dives
Where else diving
All over Caribbean, Hawaii (all islands), Palau, Maldives
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

sunny, dry  
Water Temp
85   to 86    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
40   to 60    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
No DECO.  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  3 stars
Tropical Fish
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See my Dec 2012 report and Mark Gwinnett's Dec 2013 for more details.  All
comments from both reports still pretty much apply.  Visibility was 40-60
on most dives because of a lot of plankton in the water.  On the bright
side, October IS hurricane season, so to get a week with light winds,
almost flat seas an ...
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