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Dive Review of Culebra Divers/Emma's By the Sea in
Puerto Rico/Culebra

Culebra Divers/Emma's By the Sea: "First class dive operation", Jun, 2017,

by Hugh E Aaron, FL, US (Contributor Contributor 15 reports with 8 Helpful votes). Report 9639 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food N/A
Service and Attitude For Subscribers Only Environmental Sensitivity For Subscribers Only
Dive Operation For Subscribers Only Shore Diving For Subscribers Only
Snorkeling 4 stars
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 5 stars
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Comments We found Culebra Divers to be a first class operation. The dive boat is very seaworthy, fast and quite comfortable. It is powered by a newer Yamaha four stroke. Much quieter than the typical inboard diesel, and no smell. The passenger space is fully covered and the seats are very comfortable. They carry a maximum of six divers. The dive ladder is impressive, especially for a “six-pack” boat.

The boat is fully quipped with all safety equipment including oxygen. They also carry a good supply of bottled water and a snack box with a great selection of between and post dive goodies. They have a second boat that appears to be very similar. It was getting some upgrades while we were there so we did not get a chance to try it. I expect it is about the same.

Our captain was Trever and our mate/divemaster was John. Both Trevor and John are serious professionals. They both have "retired" from the real world and obviously love to dive. John, who appears to dive most days, commented that he was looking forward to hi ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
Websites Culebra Divers   Emma's By the Sea

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving USVI, BVI, California, Hawaii, Cozumel, Caymans, Roatan, Belize, Saba, St, Barths, St Kitts, Nevis, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Bahamas, Bonaire
Closest Airport Culebra Getting There Many flights from San Juan every day. Very easy and relatively inexpensive.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy, dry Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 83-84°F / 28-29°C Wetsuit Thickness
Water Visibility 40-50 Ft/ 12-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Don't do anything stupid.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 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
UW Photo Comments Probably good for photographers, but there were no serious photographers on the boat ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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By Gregory S Brucein WA, US at Jun 25, 2017 17:06 EST  
Great report. Thanks for posting!
By report author: Hugh E Aaron in FL, US at Jun 25, 2017 17:43 EST  
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