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Dive Review of Narcosis Dive Charters/NA in
The Continental USA/Southeast Florida

Narcosis Dive Charters/NA: "Drift dive Palm Beach", Sep, 2016,

by Jim Garren, FL, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 9046.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Hawaii, Bahamas, Caymans, Roatan, Belize, Turks and Caicos, Australia, Red Sea, Maldives, Galapagos, Thailand
Closest Airport Palm Beach Getting There Easy!

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 80 to 82 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions on the surface in one hour or 500PSI remaining
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins 1 or 2 Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 4 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 4 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments Dedicated rinse tank for cameras, crew accommodating and careful with gear ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here

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 Our last live-aboard trip was so disappointing we have been staying closer to home so, prompted by a request from Undercurrent for reader reports I thought I would review a couple of local favorites. See my separate report on Loggerhead Dive Charters operating out of Boynton Beach.
We are truly blessed living in South East Florida, many times following our first local dive after returning from some far off destination my wife and I comment that diving here is pretty darn good.
While not fair to local boats I will admit that we are selfish and prefer to keep it a secret, if there is any downside to local diving it is that booking a favorite boat can be a problem during the peak dive season (summer months) There are lots of dive boats locally however so you should be able to find a spot after making some calls and prices are cheap thanks to competition for divers.
Because we dive Narcosis every month of the year this report is general in nature and not representative of one specific trip.
Located in the newly renovated Riviera Beach Marina http://rivierabeachmarina.com/ Narcosis Dive Charters http://www.narco ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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