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Aggressor : "Jardines Aggressor II", Oct, 2017,

by DAVID C SCOTT, FL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 9826.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving most of the Caribbean, a good portion of the central and western pacific
Closest Airport Camaguey Getting There AA MIA $280+$25 for 50lbs RT

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy Seas choppy, no currents
Water Temp 85 to 87 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 60 to 140 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions The dives were conducted professionally. There are some "rules" which are just good common sense when diving remotely.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 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 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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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 1 stars
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Comments Convert $ to euros before you go. The greenback gets a 15% smackdown right off the bat in the conversion to the CUC which a turista must use.

This boat was recently refitted and has been in operation since June 2017. 133' 4 decks. two balcony rooms 10 smaller double berth all with private bath. 24 max pax, we had half that many on this Oct 1 2017 trip. She makes about 9knts underway, about a 6 hr chug from Jucharo, the hailing port, to the preserve. No cell or wifi, so no news or communication with the outside world when you are at sea. Sat phones are forbidden in Cuba.

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