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Dive Review of Aggressor Fleet in
Turks and Caicos

Aggressor Fleet: "Easy Diving, Close-Up Sharks and Stingrays", May, 2015,

by Nicola A Nelson, UT, US (Reviewer Reviewer 5 reports with 1 Helpful vote). Report 8248 has 1 Helpful vote.

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity 3 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 4 stars
Comments Probably the most amazing thing to me was how close we got to Caribbean reef sharks, sting rays and other fish life. Sharks on almost every dive, coming in close to check us out. A good variety of small fish and shrimp, lobsters, crab, flounder, sea horse, flamingo tongues and an occasional turtle. Saw one large lionfish. The boat moors essentially at the wall so you go in over coral heads at about 60 feet then a very short swim to go as deep as you like. Best sea life was at 60-80 feet.

Assessor crew and service was very good. Food was good but heavy on pork. Our crew seemed a little tired at the end; wonder if they need one more crew member? Captain Amanda was very professional. Her husband Rob certified my husband and I for Nitrox.

Weather was very windy and overcast at times. Water temp 81 degrees and visibility fair to good. Very little current on most dives.

My personal biggest negative was that the boat was air conditioned everywhere and I was cold. Since it was so windy on top, I got cold as I was climbing the ladder and had a hard time warming up my core temperature except for the blessed hot tub! Must be a way to air condition the kitchen but leave the rest of boat at more tropical temperatures.

I would definitely do this trip again, though. Great for beginners and also photographers. My husband got some unusual video using a go-pro lookalike and a selfie stick, which the fish ignored, making for some wonderful close-ups.
Websites Aggressor Fleet   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving Caribbean, Mexico, Palau, Australia
Closest Airport Providenciales Getting There Flew AA from Salt Lake City through Miami

Dive Conditions

Weather windy Seas calm, no currents
Water Temp 81-82°F / 27-28°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility - Ft/ - M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Dive briefs just asked us not to go way deep. Every Nitrox diver logged their gauge reading and max depth before every dive, and was checked in at the end of the dive with depth and time.
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 4 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 5 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments Lots of help with cameras getting in and out of the water. Some divers took a photography course.
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