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Dive Review of DIver Down in
The Continental USA/Moorehead City, NC

DIver Down, Aug, 2007,

by Cooper Cecil, SC, USA ( 2 reports). Report 3459.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 3 stars Food 2 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments Diver Down is a cut to the chase outfit in Atlantic Beach, N.C. The crew are highly skilled and are there to help in anyway to make your dive trip a safe and enjoyable experiance. I was really impressed. They put on and took off everyones fins for them. Not just when you asked, but everyone on the boat. They did a roll call after each dive, and knew what your dive time was because they log your entry time and exit times as well. They knew the wreck sites well, and gave detailed breifings for each location. This is world class wreck diving. U-352 was just excellant. Each wreck offered an assortment of large amber jacks, sand tigers, and grouper. Large schools of bait fish, and sea urchins abound. They weather could not have been better for us. Seas never over 2'. The last day it was slick as glass, although this was the exception to the norm. Seas can, and do, get rather ruff in this area, thus the name "graveyard of the Atlantic".

I highly recommend diving this area, and with Diver Down. Good luck on catching the weather just right, and finding a good reasurant.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 51-100 dives
Where else diving Florida, Hawaii, Bahama's, Caribbean, NC
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather cloudy Seas calm, choppy
Water Temp 70-75°F / 21-24°C Wetsuit Thickness 0
Water Visibility 80-100 Ft/ 24-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions None
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 4 stars
Small Critters 1 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics 3 stars

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 3 stars Shore Facilities 2 stars
UW Photo Comments Great for large fish encounters. Photo bucket availble.
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