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Dive Review of Aggressor-> Cassiopeia in
Mexico (Western)/Socorro

Aggressor-> Cassiopeia : "Exceptional wildlife. Substandard live aboard.", Dec, 2022,

by David Ross, QC, CA ( 2 reports with 6 Helpful votes). Report 12325.

No photos available at this time

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

Accommodations For Subscribers Only Food 1 stars
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 3 stars
Advanced For Subscribers Only
Comments Comments

Waited a bit to give Aggressor fleet management a chance to respond before submitting. It was my first trip with them.

Mantas. Dolphins. Sharks : White tip. Silver tips, hammerhead, galapagos, and silky. Up close and personal. Yellow-fin tuna. Langouste the size of footballs.
Water temp 76-81.

Starting with the pointy end of the spear, the boat itself was slow and dilapidated, a veteran of the Red Sea. Rough. Ratty carpets, chemical smells. The trip out, we ran so slowly we lost the first afternoon dive window.
Ok…willing to make some allowances for pandemic/ supply chain issues…

Diving set-up: All diving was from small zodiac boats - old, seriously under-inflated for the 10 people on board ( ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Caribbean: Çaymans, St Lucia, St Eustacius, Saba. Red Sea (N and S). Phillipines.Bali. Great Barrier Reef. Various nasty quarries;-)
Closest Airport Cabo Getting There

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny Seas calm
Water Temp 127-81°F / 53-27°C Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 20-50 Ft/ 6-15 M

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Buddy diving.
100 for 60 max profiles.
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? yes

What I Saw

Sharks Lots Mantas Squadrons
Dolphins Schools Whale Sharks None
Turtles 1 or 2 Whales None
Corals N/A 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
Overall rating for UWP's For Subscribers Only Shore Facilities For Subscribers Only
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