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Dive Review of truth aquatics in
The Continental USA/Channel islands, california

truth aquatics, Sep, 2004,

by jerry Jensen, or, usa . Report 1323.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving [Unspecified]bonaire, belize, roatan, cozumel
Closest Airport Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 54 to 65 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 7
Water Visibility 5 to 50 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions [Unspecified]just to come back to the boat without a dcs hit
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 3 stars Large Fish 2 stars
Large Pelagics 1 stars

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

Subject Matter 3 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 1 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments [None]

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

Accommodations 4 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars Environmental Sensitivity N/A
Dive Operation 4 stars Shore Diving 1 stars
Snorkeling N/A
Value for $$ N/A
Beginners 1 stars
Advanced 5 stars
Comments [ even though there were 30 divers and 6 crew nobody ever felt crowded. the food was great even rivaled the Bay Islands Aggressor that we were on last year. The crew were friendly and professional and very helpful. The diving wasn't too good. We stayed around San Miguel island only for the 3 days. The kelp and marine life looked bad. We thus moved to various sea mounts out at sea were vis increased but at depth of at least 70 feet where it was COLD. Here the marine life was plentiful. The only thing that bothered a few divers was watching the anchor chain destroy much coral, starfish etc. Too bad moorings couldn't be used.
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