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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet in
Maldives/South Pinnacles

Aggressor Fleet: "Best of the Maldives on the Aggressor II", Dec, 2018,

by Gregg Backemeyer, FL, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports with 5 Helpful votes). Report 10805.

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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 2 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments This was my third Aggressor boat and the best yet. Although the Paula Aggressor with chef Shay was the best food ever. While the outside needs a scraping and paint (who cares?) the interior was big and very nice. It would seem to have been refurnished on the inside pretty recently. The salon was spacious and was adjoined by the dining area. And adequate A/C in the salon and cabins. The cabins were very nice with side by side beds, a big shower for a boat and a separate water closet with the sink/vanity in between. I will say the mattresses were a bit like concrete but Iím OK with a firm bed. Lots of drawers, a closet with some hangers and ample storage under the bunks for our bags. Hair dryer and robes included (which I donít use, but hey). I was in a de ... 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 French Polynesia, Mexico, Caribbean, Guadalupe Island, Socorro Island, South Florida, California, ABC Islands, Honduras, Hawaii, Panama, Turks & Caicos, Bahamas, BVIs, AVIs, Bermuda, Dominican Republic, Solomon Islands, Galapagos Islands, Palau, Indonesia (Raja Ampat), Maldives, et al
Closest Airport Male Getting There I flew MIA through CDG (Paris) to Male, Maldives on Air France. Other than layovers in Paris not too bad.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas calm, currents, no currents
Water Temp 83 to 83 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 25 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile no
Enforced diving restrictions All dives were lead by a DM which was OK. Many of the sites had current and we used reef hooks. The DMs were very helpful and safety oriented.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks 1 or 2
Turtles > 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments The boat had both 110V and 220V at charging locations. Adequate space for all. ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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