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Dive Review of Kona Aggressor II in
Hawaii/Kona

Kona Aggressor II: "Major Thumbs-Up to Kona Aggressor for hurricane-interrupted trip", Aug, 2018,

by David Graham, FL, US ( 1 report with 3 Helpful votes). Report 10498 has 3 Helpful votes.

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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
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Beginners 4 stars
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Comments My dive buddy and I were on Kona Aggressor during the week in August that Hurricane Lane decided to approach Hawaii. This was my fifth trip on an Aggressor yacht but my first on Kona Aggressor. As you can tell by the title, Hurricane Lane ended up interrupting the trip; we were put ashore in Kailua Kona on Wednesday evening, instead of the normal return to port on Friday afternoon.

From my perspective, the situation could not have been handled any better. Captain Ran ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Australia, New Zealand, Caribbean, SE Asia, Florida
Closest Airport KOA Getting There Delta from Orlando through LAX

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy Seas choppy
Water Temp 82 to 84 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 25 to 60 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions dive time limits, primarily to keep the LOB schedule
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas 1 or 2
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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
UW Photo Comments Good camera table; plenty of charging outlets; good rinse bins; great sensitivity by the crew to my multiple rigs and configurations ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Lenny Zwikin TX, US at Sep 17, 2018 09:59 EST  
Thanks for this report. I've often wondered how and how well such a situation would be handled having often dived liveaboards.
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