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MV Captain Keith Tibbetts

Cayman Brac
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Ranked #1 of 30 Attractions in Cayman Brac
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Mysterious Sites, Historic Sites
Activities: Scuba diving, Viewing wildlife
Description: A 330-foot Russian frigate that was sunk in September 1996.
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agawam, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Must do dive when you visit caymen brac. Looking for the family of groupers Boris and Natasha but they were hiding

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Manchester, Kentucky
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This wreck has 2 nice swim thru's with huge grouper awaiting. It also has a nice reef off one side of the ship to explore which runs into the Buccaneer mooring line so its like 2 for the price of one dive.

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Indian Head Park,IL.
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I just returned from being @ Cayman Brac for 10 days. This is one of my bucket list wrecks. Brac Scuba took us there twice and glad they did. As most of the reviewers have mentioned .Good for all levels of divers. As the Scuba Magazines have published this wreck,it is well worth going to.I would do it again..

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Mint Hill, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Not a fan of wrecks. Missed the goliath groupers. Some nice sponges on the ship. No pesky current. I am not a fan of wrecks, so it didn't really float my boat (YOU SHOULD PARDON THE EXPRESSION)! HAHA

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

it was fun - a lot to to see highly recommend it - swim throughs - lots of life and don't miss the field of garden eels

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bracdiver
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

lovely area to dive, i've been there at least 30 times and it's never been the same twice. Excellent and easy shore dive.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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42 reviews 42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a good, easy dive of a ship sunk deliberately in the 1990s, a Russian frigate built in the 1980s. It is now home to a spectacular assortment of colorful coral and other aquatic life, and sits in fairly shallow waters, not far in a boat off of Cayman Brac. Starts at about 25 feet, and absolute bottom is... More

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Cedar Crest, New Mexico
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

All the Brac dive sites are nice but there's always something about a wreck dive. There's no need to dive deep because the wreckage begins about 20'-0 below the surface. There is no current to speak of at any of the sites here, so this is an easy, fun dive for less-experienced divers as well as a deeper dive for... More

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Seattle, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Do not penetrate! No, penetrate. Huge groupers underneath starboard side. Swim to bow, hatch is on the port side of ship. Swim through there, exit to left. You will be under the starboard side of wreck. Two gigantic groupers hang there, Boris and Natasha. I'm not sure which one I met. The first swim-through is on the port side of... More

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Bartlett, Illinois
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

this is an absolute must wreck dive while on brac reef. you can swim through, glide around top to bottom, opening to go in and out. beautiful coral and fishes are abound

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