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Dive Review of Chris Sawyer/Westin St John in
Virgin Islands/Pillsbury Sound

January, 2008, an Instant Reader Report by kenneth Katz, nJ, united States
Sr. Reviewer   (11 reports)
Report Number 3882
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Reporter and Travel
Dive Experience
251-500 dives
Where else diving
Caribbean Various islands incl Cozumel, Bahamas, St Lucia, Bonaire]
Closest Airport
Getting There


Dive Conditions

Water Temp
78   to 79    Fahrenheit  
Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility
80   to 100    Feet  
Dive Policy
Dive own profile
Enforced diving restrictions  
Follow the leader on all but one dive. 60 ft for 40 min , 50 ft for 50 min  
Nitrox Available?
What I saw
1 or 2 
Whale Sharks
> 2 
Ratings 1 (worst)- 5 (best):
  4 stars
Tropical Fish
4 stars  
Small Critters
  5 stars
Large Fish
2 stars  
Large Pelagics
  1 stars
Underwater Photography  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
Subject Matter
3 stars  
Boat Facilities
2 stars
Overall rating for UWP's  
2 stars  
Shore Facilities  
A rinse bucket on the boat
Ratings and Overall Comments  1 (worst)- 5 (best):
5 stars
5 stars
Service and Attitude
5 stars
Environmental Sensitivity  
Dive Operation
4 stars  
Shore Diving  
2 stars  

Overall Rating

Value for $$
4 stars   
4 stars    
I love this place. The diving is varied, tongue and groove, swim throughs,
very clear water, knowledegable dive guides.Protected waters, no taking.
The captains are somewhat accomodating. One day we drove out East to Maple
Leaf a fantastic, large tongue and groove formation dive site. Turtles,
eagle rays lots of eels and lobsters but millions of sea whisps, fans and
other filterers..
After dives there  are many different beaches to explore and some nice
restaurants. Check out Lime Inn.
This is a great place for someone with a spouse or partner that doesn't
dive. Boat gets back around 12:30 or 1:00 PM.
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