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Dive Review of Kona Aggressor II in
Hawaii/Kona

Kona Aggressor II, May, 2013,

by Jeff Robertson , CA, US (Contributor Contributor 12 reports). Report 6969.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Pacific, Caribbean, Bahamas and GBR.
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, dry Seas calm
Water Temp 75 to 76 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 25 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Return to the boat with 500 psi. No deco diving. Have a drink - become a snorkeler for the rest of the day.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales > 2
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 2 large camera dedicated fresh water tubs. Large camera table, one air hose (another was out of commission) plenty of dry towels and electrical outlets. ... 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 4 stars
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 3 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments We were able to book a last minute deal on the Kona Aggressor in April 2013. The KA is an 80 foot motor cat set up for 14 passengers, but on this occasion only 6 of us had signed up by the time we sailed. Wow. With a crew of 6 this made for a very enjoyable week of eating, drinking and diving (and snorkeling) off the Big Island of Hawaii.

With 5 deluxe cabins and one quad cabin we had plenty of room to spread out and enjoy the ambiance of the first class boat. Everything worked well and if something did go haywire, it was usually corrected before we even knew there was a problem. Captain Todd runs an incredibly smooth ship with an experienced crew that worked well together and seemed to have as good a time as we did.

The conditions couldnt have been much better. We had light breezes, clear skies and mid- seventies temperatures in the water and topside. I stayed comfortable in my 3 mm full suit. Viz varied from 25 fe ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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