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Log Date: Saturday, Nov 03, 2018
Entry By: Cuba Travel Program Staff









 



Jardines Aggressor II

NOVEMBER 3-10, 2018

 

 

CREW

CAPTAIN: Eric

CRUISE DIRECTOR: Yoel

ENGENEER: Victor

DECK SAILOR: Nowel

STEWARDESS: Yenni, Yoisi

CHEF 1: Ramon

CHEF 2: Junior

Dive Masters: Michael Gustavo, Lester, Lazaro

Skiff drivers: Tender1 Elvis , Tender 2 : Gualberto

 

WEATHER

Visibility: 100FT

Water temperature: 80 -85 F

 

DIVESITES

 

TENDER 1:

SUNDAY: Anclitas, Boca Anclitas

MONDAY: Pipin, Farallon, La Cana, Anclitas West

TUESDAY: farallon, Finca der Pepe, Los Mogotes, La Trampa

WEDNESDAY: Black Cora 2, Cabezo de la Cubera, Cueva del Pulpo

THURSDAY: Five Sea, Cabezo de la Raya, La Culebra, Mariflores

FRIDAY: Los Indios, Intermedio

 

TENDER 2:

SUNDAY: Boca Anclitas, Anclitas

MONDAY: Farallon, Pipin, Patricia, Los Sabalos

TUESDAY: Vicente, La Cana, Cuva del Pulpo, Luisa Reef,

WEDNESDAY: Five Sea, Cabezo de la Raya, Los Mogotes

THURSDAY: Black Coral 2, Cabezo de la Cubera, Dark Reef, Boca de Piedra

FRIDAY:Boca de Piedra, Finca de Pepe

 

WEEK ACTIVITIES.

SUNDAY: OFY PRESENTATION

MONDAY: OFY PRESENTATION

TUESDAY: Mangrove Tour from Caballones, to Boca de Piedra

WEDNESDAY: Crocodile in the Channel (niño)

THURSDAY: Jutias iguanas in the Beach, and Snorkeling in the Channel

FRIDAY: OFY PRESENTATION

 

STORIES

 

SATURDAY:  

Guests arrived from Camaguey and Santa Clara late, very excited to see the boat and the beauties of Jardines, it was a very nice group. We Never Worked with guests from Panama before, and they are so friendly

 

SUNDAY:

The trip to Jardines was almost 5 hours, the sea was very calm, guest prepared the dive gear waiting for the arrival and the first dive, that day all the dives were great.

 

MONDAY:

The sunrise was beautiful this morning, in the first dive, guests were rewarded with a big Grouper, one school of tarpon and some silky sharks. The boat moved to Boca de Piedra after lunch, on the way there we did a mangrove tour across the channel and lagoons, was a great experience for them. They also enjoyed a night dive with octopus, crabs, squid, sea urchin and moray eels.

 

TUESDAY:

Sunny morning, first dive black coral 2 one of the best in Jardines it is a coral reef formation with lots of marine life, a group of Caribbean reef sharks following divers, on the way to the second dive we went to the Channel to see the Crocs, we did two more dives, one of then octopus cave, it is a place where you can find nudibranch and beautiful overhangs with coral formation well conserved.

 

WEDNESDAY:

All dives were amazing in the morning, in “Five Seas” was really good, plenty of life, the Caribbean Sharks were around guests and dive masters all the time, on the boat, the crew welcomed us as happy as always with the HOT TOWELS, in the last dive they saw an spotted eagle ray majestic creatures. In the night we had a Grill.

 

THURSDAY: 

First two dives were excellent; the sharks were swimming very close. There were very friendly groupers swimming around us. There were Cuberas and yellowtail snapper swimming in circles from the bottom to the top. In the afternoon there was a visit to the Jutias beach, and Snorkeling in the Channel.

 

FRIDAY: Cocktail Party, and Back to Jucaro