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Socorro Aggressor

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The Socorro Aggressor is 135 feet (41 meters) and takes up to 26 divers.  She dives Socorro November - May at other times makes occasional forays into Sea of Cortez.

 

A word from Dom :  "I knew this boat well during my days in the Red Sea.  She's been refitted for her voyages to Socorro & Guadalupe and adds an Aggressor presence to the popular Socorro / Guadalupe destinations.  If you're an Aggressor fan, this may be the choice for you.  Send me an email or give me a call ... we'll weigh all the possibilities .... "  Dominick Macan


ON BOARD SOCORRO AGGRESSOR


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    • 3 main deck DOUBLE staterooms
      queen-bed with picture window
      2 main deck TWIN staterooms
      2 adjacent twin beds with picture window
      2 lower deck DOUBLE staterooms
      queen-bed with porthole
      6 lower deck TWIN staterooms 
      adjacent twin beds with porthole

      All are en-suite & air-conditioned. with media player, USB/110V outlet, bathrobes and hairdryer.

    • all dives are cage dives with surface supplied air source (hookah)
      3 surface cages: (each takes 4 divers who rotate in and out every 45 minutes)
      1 submersible cage: (takes 4 divers who rotate in and out very 30 minutes)
       
      NB. The above is weather permitting and based on the Captain's discretion.
    • accommodation & diving
      meals, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages
      local beer & wine served with dinner
      compressed air, tanks, weights and weight belts
      return transfers from the host hotels to the yacht (on charter start & finish days)
      Mexican sales tax on the charter rate

    • airfares
      Aqualung rental gear  (please request in advance)
      entry visa
      Park Fee (cash only onboard)
      airport transfers to & from host hotels


    CLASSIC YACHT STYLING

    On the top deck you'll find a partially covered sun deck with lounging chairs, padded seating, complete wet bar, BBQ, stero and hot tub.  Below that, on the upper deck, is a large air-conditioned lounge, well equipped with an LCD TV, a library of movies, magazines, fish books, novels and games plus a complete photo/video center.  Aft on the upper deck is the exterior lounging area. 

    The cabins are all located on the main and lower decks.  Each stateroom has a 32-inch flat screen TV offering a selection of movies, TV shows and documentaries. Guests will also be able to plug their computers into the TV screen to edit underwater pictures and video.

    The swim platform with warm freshwater showers, fin storage, rinse tanks and camera table are all found at the back of the main deck.

    The menu on-board offers a variety of American cuisine & barbecues and local cuisine. If you have any special dietary requirement please let us know when booking.  Breakfast is cooked to order, there's a buffet lunch and dinner has tableside service ... plus, you'll have fresh mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks.  Beverages such as tea, coffee and fruit juices are always available and both local beer and wines are complimentary, but in limited quantities.

    LAYOUT & SPECS

    View the deck & cabin layout, yacht specs, equipment & safety features   .... open
     

    DECK PLAN

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    SPECIFICATIONS

    Length: 135 foot (41 meters)
    Passengers: 26
    Crew: 11
    Socorro has been an Aggressor destination since 2018.

    PROFESSIONAL CREWS

    Captains and staff are professionally licensed as required by the laws of the country in which the yacht operates and complies with and the appropriate flag state regulations and/or SOLAS (International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea) standards. All yachts are required to follow Aggressor Fleet Standard Operations Procedures (SOP). Dive instructors and divemasters are trained and certified by international recognized certification agencies. Each receives proficiency training and annual inspections to review safety aspects.

    MACHINERY

    Twin diesel engines on all steel and aluminum yachts
    Two or more generators, 110-208 ac voltage, each capable of supplying the yachts needs independently
    Two SCUBA air compressors with cascade storage
    Nitrox membrane system with cascade storage
    Watermaker with ample storage
    Support dinghies with outboard motors for shore excursions and scuba diving

    NAVIGATION

    Radar
    Magnetic Compass
    Depth sounders
    Global Positioning Systems (GPS)

    COMMUNICATIONS

    Multiple VHF radios
    Long Range Single Side Band Radio
    Satellite Phone (where necessary)
    Satellite Email (where necessary)

    SAFETY EQUIPMENT

    Hang bar for safety stops (where necessary)
    Complete First Aid Kit and medical supplies
    D.A.N. Oxygen System with 100% demand regulator
    Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
    Fire and Smoke Detection Systems
    Fire extinguishers and Fire Fighting Equipment
    EPIRB – Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon
    Life rafts & rescue craft
    Life jackets equipped with lights and whistles for all passengers and crew
    Full Complement of Safety and Rescue Equipment
    Emergency flares

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    ITINERARIES

    November to May is Socorro time ....

    See a sample 7-night Socorro itinerary  .... open
    Socorro

    Best known for stunning encounters with Giant Pacific Mantas, it's interesting to note that from January through March the Revillagigedo Islands are home to a migratory population of humpback whales that come to breed and have calves.  You'll see them in the water and from the boat, you'll likely hear their songs.  Whale sharks are seen mainly in April & May then again November & December. Bottlenose dolphins, wahoo, tuna, marlin and smaller creatures like eels, nudibranchs and octopi make up part of the underwater gang.

    Socorro Itinerary: 8-Night Trips

    Day 1 - 7:45 am - Pick up from the host hotel, the boat departs shortly after 8 am. Travel all day and night.
    Day 2 - Arrive to Socorro around 10 am, 3 dives
    Day 3 - Up to 3 dives
    Day 4 - Up to 3 dives
    Day 5 - Up to 3 dives
    Day 6 - Up to 3 dives
    Day 7 - Up to 3 dives, the yacht departs that evening and travels back
    Day 8 - Arrival at approximately 8 pm
    Day 9 - 8 am - after breakfast the shuttle will transfer all guests to the San Jose del Cabo Airport.

    READ ABOUT SOCORRO & GUADALUPE DIVING


    TRAVEL & CRUISE LOGISTICS


    Socorro Aggressor departs early in the morning for Socorro and it's highly unlikely that you'll find a flight arriving before 6am, so you'll want fly into San Jose del Cabo Airport (SJD) the day before your scheduled departure. Several airlines fly there directly from U.S. cities and a few from international locations.  The airport is a 45-minute drive from where the harbor which the yacht departs from (Marina Puerto Los Cabos in San Jose del Cabo).  Transfer to the hotel is not included in the price of your cruise.

    Aggressor guests will be met at one of two host hotels between 7:45 am and 8 am and transferred to the Socorro Aggressor. This transfer is included ... also, the transfer back to the airport after your adventure.  Please be sure to notify us if you are making your own way to the yacht so that we can let the crew know.

    Boarding is at 8 am and shortly after, the yacht will depart to Socorro.  After the Captain's briefing, you will depart for a 24 hour crossing to Socorro.

    Socorro Aggressor returns and docks at roughly 8pm on the 8th night and after breakfast on the final morning you will disembark at approximately 8am.  You will be transferred back to the airport for your flight home.


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