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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet in
Turks and Caicos

Aggressor Fleet, Jun, 2014,

by Steven P. Smith, NY, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports with 2 Helpful votes). Report 7664.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments This was my third trip on the Turks and Caicos Aggressor II. There is a special place in Heaven awaiting Captain Amanda Smith and her husband (the boat's engineer), Rob Smith. While other members of the crew have rotated off the boat from my previous trips, I have always found them to be the most capable and caring I have encountered. Amanda and Rob seem to effortlessly keep all things under control, while maintaining their wonderful sense of humor (er, that's humour -- they're Brits). The staff is 5 star.

The boat itself is very clean and well-maintained. The cabins are small, but that is standard on Caribbean Aggressor boats. The food is excellent and plentiful.

Dive operations were conducted very professionally. Captain Amanda has a particular gift/skill for spotting small creatures. More than once I just photographed on faith where she pointed, and only saw the subject once the camera was downloaded.

The reefs and marine life are suffering along with the entire area, probably less so than many other locales. The diving is fantastic. For very inexperienced divers, several dive sites are on the deep side of recreational, but are otherwise not challenging.

Overall, I was extremely pleased with my week on the T & C Aggressor, and plan to return very soon.
Websites Aggressor Fleet   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Florida, Cayman Islands, Belize, Roatan, Maui, Truk Lagoon
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 82-83°F / 28-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 75-125 Ft/ 23-38 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions We were asked not to dive deeper than 110 feet.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 4 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

Underwater Photography 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Subject Matter 4 stars Boat Facilities 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 4 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Camera rinse tank and camera table were kept clean and were respected. No issues with mishandling of camera. We were asked to recharge batteries in a small room just off the dive deck, not a major inconvenience. Staff was very willing to help with ID of marine life. Slide show of guest photographs the last night.
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