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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet/Cayman Aggressor IV in
Cayman Islands/Little Cayman & Cayman Brac

Aggressor Fleet/Cayman Aggressor IV, Jul, 2009,

by David, AE, USA (Contributor Contributor 14 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 4976.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 4 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 4 stars
Beginners 4 stars
Advanced 3 stars
Comments The best things about Aggressor boats are the crews. CAPT Henri ran a tight ship; the crew was always available to fill passenger needs; accommodations were comfortable and clean; meals and snacks were first class (thanks, Jonathan!). Operations on the dive deck were smooth; cylinders were refilled quickly and without disruption; hot showers and warm towels available for each diver. Since everyone on board was a photographer, the camera dip tank was used for cameras only and the storage area didn't have dive gear on it. A couple of the dive sites were a bit lacking and there were not a lot of large pelagics (couple of sharks only); few barracuda; lots of sting rays & turtles . . . but only 3 rays showed up at Sting Ray City. There were good sites (Babylon was spectacular!). Only one wreck (Russian "destroyer"), but a good one. Emphasis on this dive trip was good photography . . . the crew made it fun . . . Mike & Mike made it meaningful and very worthwhile.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Belize, Florida, Turks & Caicos, Egypt, Spain, Malta, Cyprus, Croatia, Italy, France, England, Scotland, Norway, Burma, Thailand
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 28-29°C / 82-84°F Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 10-30 M / 33-98 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Depth limits
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 3 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish N/A
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments On-board were Mike & Mike, professional photographers from the Jim Church Underwater School of Digital Photography. They provided two lessons a day, plus lots of advice and one-on-one assistance. The boat had ample facilities to store/maintain camera equipment, charge batteries and edit images with computers (the boat's iMac was available for those without a computer).
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