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Dive Review of Peace Dive Boat in
The Continental USA/Southern California

Peace Dive Boat: "Great Summers End", Sep, 2016,

by Michael E Bovard, OR, US ( 2 reports with 3 Helpful votes). Report 9193 has 2 Helpful votes.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]Hawaii to Cozumel to British Columbia I dive warm, temperate, and's all good.
Closest Airport LAX Getting There a million flights in and out

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, surge
Water Temp 65 to 70 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 30 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]there were no stated restrictions on any of the dives...simply required surface times before they would open up the pool
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
Corals 3 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 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
UW Photo Comments [None]although I rated this trip for photography my caveat is that I am NOT an experienced photographer even though I did bring my meager set up and shoot vids/pi ... 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 N/A
Value for $$ For Subscribers Only
Beginners 4 stars
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Comments [None]This was my first trip on the Peace departing out of Ventura and heading to Santa Cruz and Gull Island. I knew no one on the trip but found nearly all the divers were from California with the exception of a small group of 4 from New Zealand. Didn't really matter though since the boat crew and the divers we all helpful and friendly. The itinerary for the trip was a 3:00am departure heading out to Gull Island, dive all day Friday, Friday night dive, dive all day Saturday with an evening return to Ventura. I'm pretty sure we departed on time although I was down in my very comfy bunk at that time. Sleeping quarters are not luxurious but were quite adequate with a full size mattress, a small light, a place to put some clothes towel, and toiletries, and a pillow and blanket were provided. I brought sheets and a pillow case which made things nice and homey. Some info about the boat and crew. We had ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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