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Dive Review of Juliet Sail and Dive in
Bahamas/Bimini

Juliet Sail and Dive: "It's always like coming back home on the Juliet!", Sep, 2021,

by Nancy Boore, MD, US (Sr. Reviewer Sr. Reviewer 8 reports with 10 Helpful votes). Report 11817.

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Rico, the boat cat

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

Accommodations 5 stars Food 5 stars
Service and Attitude 5 stars 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 As always, another wonderful trip on the Juliet! I have started to make this an annual trip, I enjoy this boat and the crew that much. Taking a trip on the Juliet is just like coming home....the crew treat you like family, and they foster such a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere.

We boarded in Miami and motored to Bimini, getting there late in the evening. We did 4 dives a day, 2 morning, one afternoon, and one night. We did three dives on Thursday befoe heading back to Miami. First dive of the morning was usually around 8:30am, second dive 11:00am or therabouts, third dive around 3:30pm (allowing for a nice long nap after lunch), and night dive about 8:00p. Night dive was usually the same dive as the afternoon one. In total we did 21 dives. Diving, as usual, was fantastic - great vis, great conditions, plenty of big and small critters. Some of my favorite dive sites: Sponge Gardens, Krispy Kreme, Moxon Rocks, the Sapona, Rainbow Valley. All of these sites had tons of fish, some of the sites had tons of swim-throughs. Always lots to see at the Sapona - on the night dive there were at least three hawskbills inside the wreck, some huge sting rays around the outside of the wreck, multiple porcupine puffers. The Sapona is such a fun dive, always lots of fish! My favorite dive of this trip was the Lunkhead night dive, there was a huge loggerhead turtle handing out under an overhang, and an octopus that was swimming right next to me and then dropped down to the coral head and put on a good show!

This is my 4th trip on the Juliet, and this boat is by far my favorite liveaboard! The crew is just the best, and the dive sites are phenomenal. The cabins are comfy, plenty of storage space, and the food is abundant and very, very yummy! If you're looking for an affordable liveaboard that's tons of fun, then take a trip on the Juliet!
Websites Juliet Sail and Dive   

Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 101-250 dives
Where else diving Florida Keys, Pompano, Bahamas, Cozumel, Kona, St. Croix, Roatan.
Closest Airport Miami Getting There I flew Southwest from BWI to Miami, same on return. Prior to departure I had to register for a Bahamas Travel Health Visa and submit all the required documentation prior to approval, including a negative COVID test no more than 72hrs prior to departure, and vaccination documentation. If you're not vaccinated they make you jump through a few more hoops in the visa process.

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm, surge
Water Temp 84-87°F / 29-31°C Wetsuit Thickness 5
Water Visibility 50-100 Ft/ 15-30 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile yes
Enforced diving restrictions Standard no-deco diving restrictions, otherwise just dive within your skillset.
Liveaboard? yes Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles > 2 Whales None
Corals 5 stars Tropical Fish 5 stars
Small Critters 5 stars Large Fish 4 stars
Large Pelagics N/A

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

Subject Matter 5 stars Boat Facilities 3 stars
Overall rating for UWP's 5 stars Shore Facilities N/A
UW Photo Comments The Juliet doesn't have a dedicated table for cameras like you'll find on some liveaboards, but they do have separate tubs to soak your camera in. The dining table out on deck is large enough for working on camera rigs. I've been on the Juliet before with other divers that have fairly large rigs, and they didn't have any issues.
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