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Dive Review of Sunset House in
Cayman Islands/Grand Cayman

Sunset House, Nov, 2013,

by Patricia A. Sinclair, LA, US (Sr. Contributor Sr. Contributor 29 reports with 8 Helpful votes). Report 7410.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Grand Cayman Trip Part 2 - June 28 to July 6 2013
Wednesday Morning – The ACCIDENT, the Dives and more!
It rained overnight and I was oh so careful heading down to breakfast. Made it there and back in plenty of time to sit down for a second and look at my iPad. Once I did that, I was ready to head down to go diving! I picked up my camera, carried it in my left hand and with right hand on the railing proceeded down the stairs. On the second stair down, my right foot flew out from under me, I pulled back on the railing and then rolled on my left side, trying to get my arm up to avoid the camera from being broken during the fall that was happening. I impacted on my bum, left elbow and back, hit quite hard, very painful. A nice young man at My Bar came running up the stairs to me and offered help. I was most concerned about the camera, so went straight to the camera bucket and put it in, hoping that there would be no bubbles, there weren’t. I slowly walked to the locker and got my gear together and over to the boat area…of course I was going to dive! Once the gear was at the boat, I got the camera and boarded. I explained what happened to the boat captain, the DM and Steve and Fred. I asked if I could gear off in the water and then walk up the ladder, they said it would be fine. I did the two dives but I sure hurt, but worst of all, my left strobe no longer was working. I thought that it had impacted the concrete too, so I checked to see if it was flooded or cracked. It wasn’t. So, figuring the fall and impact had damaged it, I wanted to get it to Cathy to see if there was anything she could do to make it work. Once back to the dock, I got the gear rinsed, and into the locker. I then proceed up the stairs and after resting about every 3rd step, I made it to the room. I cleaned up and dried my hair. The bruises were already livid on my elbow, back and bum. I then CAREFULLY went down ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Caribbean and Philippines
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy, surge
Water Temp 80-85°F / 27-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 50-75 Ft/ 15-23 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions follow DM for 45 minutes and lmit time to one hour.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 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
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