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Dive Review of S/V Promenade in
Virgin Islands/British Virgin Islands

S/V Promenade: "Wonderful and relaxing way to enjoy a dive trip", Feb, 2015,

by Veronica Harding (Mistrot), FL, US (Reviewer Reviewer 3 reports). Report 8133.

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 251-500 dives
Where else diving All over Florida, North Carolina, and many different islands in the Caribbean.
Closest Airport Beef Island, Tortola Getting There Either fly to Beef Island (very easy connections from San Juan) or fly to St. Thomas and ferry to Tortola.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, windy Seas calm, choppy, surge, no currents
Water Temp 79 to 80 Fahrenheit Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 30 to 100 Feet

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions They preferred you go with their guide but it was required after the check out. Common sense applied.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks 1 or 2 Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales 1 or 2
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 N/A
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Ratings and Overall Comments 1 (worst) - 5 (best):

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 5 stars
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 S/V Promenade is a great way to experience the best of US/BVI diving. Shes a very comfortable 65trimaran. Promenade features five passenger cabins for a total of 10 passengers. Two cabins have their own head/showers but the three aft cabins share two head/showers between them. However, each of those cabins has its own sink ensuite so sharing the two heads was never a problem. The beds are very comfortable but the cabins are small (Not a problem since you're not in them except to sleep.) The public areas such as the cockpit and salon are large, airy and well appointed. Meals were wonderful. Mo, our French crew member with a British accent, was frequently but not always the chef extraordinaire. Other crew members also cooked up their specialties as well and meals were always delicious. You wil ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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