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Dive Review of Eagle's Nest in
The Continental USA/New York to Block Island

Eagle's Nest, Jul, 2004,

by Harry White, NY, USA (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 9 reports). Report 1150.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 4 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving 3 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments A North East dayboat run as a liveaboard for a 3-day trip; compared with other similar boats run as liveaboards (have been on several), this is a 5, they are all 1s. Dry suit or great tolerance to cold. Big problem is that sea conditions and visibility vary considerably from spot to spot and day to day, so that there is always risk that you will draw the short straw. But when conditions are great, they are great. Several of the dives had limited visibility because of sea conditions, but that is the risk. One dive, however, the USS Bass (137' to the top of the deck, 165' to the sand (a hard sand bottom)) was spectacular. Any NE three-day trip booked well in advance is a craps shoot but recognizing that fact, this is the only civilized way to go.

Food was excellent. Captain is an interesting, nice guy. This is the only NE boat that I will dive.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Many places, both warm and cold
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy Seas calm, choppy, surge, currents, noCurrents
Water Temp 55-62°F / 13-17°C Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 2-40 Ft/ 1-12 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions None. Comfort required a dry suit.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? N/A

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 1 stars Tropical Fish 1 stars
Small Critters 1 stars Large Fish 1 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter N/A Boat Facilities N/A
Overall rating for UWP's N/A Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]
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