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Trip Report Coco View Resort trip report the week of July 17th.

Discussion in 'Bay Islands' started by arubabob1, Jul 18, 2021.

  1. hdtran

    hdtran Geography Police

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: New Mexico
    677
    62
    Boot driers or booty driers? Don't your feet get wet anyway? I guess I don't know what I'm missing...

    Well, to really be scientific, you need to sample other locations in Roatan. But I'm glad that Doc Adelman has done the science for us :p
     
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  2. arubabob1

    arubabob1 Contributor

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Aruba
    140
    44
    The Sharks were all reef sharks. There was 4 different kinds of grouper. Goliath, Black, and I don't know the other 2 kinds.

    Yes, your feet are going to get wet anyways, but would you like putting on a wet swimsuit in the morning to go dive? Because its going to get wet anyway! That's why I like starting off with dry booties. Different strokes, for different folks!
     
  3. Doc

    Doc Was RoatanMan

    # of Dives: None - Not Certified
    Location: Chicago & O'Hare heading thru TSA 5x per year
    10,171
    3,069
    I don’t think Bob needs to do a whole lot of field research. He does own a tourist snorkel op on Aruba… At some point you know what you’re seeing.

    Point taken though. Roatan is a big place- for such a small island. Get out, look around.
     
  4. tridacna

    tridacna ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: New Jersey
    7,677
    4,986
    I have been to CCV many times. I've never seen a Manta Ray yet down there. Bob saw them on almost every dive. What am I doing wrong? You say that he knows what he's seeing.
     
  5. Doc

    Doc Was RoatanMan

    # of Dives: None - Not Certified
    Location: Chicago & O'Hare heading thru TSA 5x per year
    10,171
    3,069
    I’ve only ever seen two mantas at CCV, both above the shore dive wreck. My thoughts were more in terms of ArubaBob’s knowledge of dive-ops and familiarity with operations. Too many people (like me) can not remember a critter’s proper names.

    CCV is lousy with Stingrays as well as Eagle Rays. I am told there’s a visible distinction between Mobulas and Mantas, but I never noticed- just too excited for details, I guesss.
     
  6. drrich2

    drrich2 ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Southwestern Kentucky
    8,841
    6,889
    A big benefit of boots drying rather than staying wet is cutting down on the stink. At the end of a wet boot dive week, I feel bad about whatever I put in the suitcase with them.
     
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  7. Doc

    Doc Was RoatanMan

    # of Dives: None - Not Certified
    Location: Chicago & O'Hare heading thru TSA 5x per year
    10,171
    3,069
    Hanging booties on the CCV drying racks for a Friday Noon has always cooked ours quite dry.

    Gets rid of what we call CoCo Stink.

    All odor free…Except for that predictable rain shower when you are trying to dry out!
     
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  8. tridacna

    tridacna ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: New Jersey
    7,677
    4,986
    Which boot drier do you use. You got me thinking now…:)
     
  9. scubadada

    scubadada Diver Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Philadelphia and Boynton Beach
    14,602
    11,149
    @arubabob1

    Please use paragraphs to improve ease of reading
     
  10. Doc

    Doc Was RoatanMan

    # of Dives: None - Not Certified
    Location: Chicago & O'Hare heading thru TSA 5x per year
    10,171
    3,069
    Please us spell check to improve…. :wink: :bounce::outtahere:
     

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