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Dive Review of Vigilant Divers/Carimar in
Anguilla

Vigilant Divers/Carimar, Jan, 2014,

by Daniel Spitzer MD, NY, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 7487.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Extensively, northern hemisphere
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas choppy, no currents
Water Temp 79 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 60 to 90 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Diving is with Rob and a maximum group of 4, so, with relatively shallow bottoms, there is no particular concern about diving own profile. Dives are long and leisurely, with ample opportunity to putter around the area and sightsee at one's own pace.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas 1 or
Dolphins 1 or Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or Whales None
Corals 3 stars 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 N/A
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments [None] ... 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 N/A
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 5 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments While Anguilla is not a dive destination per se, it is well worth diving the area should you be in the vicinity. I have visited the island annually for over two decades now, and dive each time. The coral seems to have stabilized, and there are actually more large fish now than there ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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