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Dive Review of Starfish Enterprise/Private home in
The Continental USA/SE Florida

Starfish Enterprise/Private home: "A week of great diving in Boynton Beach", Jan, 2016,

by Craig A Wood, PA, US (Top Contributor Top Contributor 44 reports with 46 Helpful votes). Report 8810.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations N/A Food N/A
Service and Attitude N/A Environmental Sensitivity 5 stars
Dive Operation 5 stars Shore Diving N/A
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ 5 stars
Beginners 5 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments I have relatively recently reviewed Starship Enterprise, see my review from March 2015. The main reason for this review is a change of ownership for the operation. After many, many years, Craig Smart sold the business to Adam Birdwell. One always wonders how new ownership will affect a successful, established business. In this case, only many subtle improvements are obvious.

Diving with Adam, Maggie, and Chris or Bob is a great experience. The boat is very well organized, whether it's full, with 13 divers, or has fewer divers. The drops on Boynton's wrecks, outside reef, or inside reef, were perfect. The operation has a completely upgraded website for reservations. Nitrox is readily available in AL 80s or steel 100s. All divers are welcome and supported, sightseers, photographers, spearos, and lobster hunters. I never felt rushed after an hour of bottom time. One really feels like family when you're handed bottles of water and peeled clementines during the surface interval.

Boynton Beach has among the best reefs and wrecks in SE Florida. If you are planning to visit, feel confident that diving with Starfish Enterprise will be a good experience, whatever your experience or goals
Websites Starfish Enterprise   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience Over 1000 dives
Where else diving Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, Bonaire, Curacao, Turks and Caicos, Cozumel, Costa Rica, Panama, Maui, Oahu, San Diego, Cape Ann, Key Largo, Boynton Beach, Jupiter...
Closest Airport Palm Beach International Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy, rainy, cloudy, dry Seas choppy, currents, no currents
Water Temp 76-78°F / 24-26°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 40-80 Ft/ 12-24 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions One hour bottom time, loosely enforced
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 3 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 3 stars Large Fish 5 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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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