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  Cartanser Sr: St Thomas

Cartanser Sr Dive Site St Thomas USVI

DEPTH: 20-60 ft

Originally sunk by divers and brought to the cove at Buck Island, the Cartanser Senior has weathered several hurricanes and now sits in three sections. The wreck is covered with corals and sponges, but perhaps the most unique function that it serves as is an egg hatchery for Sergeant Major Fish. These striped fish lay their eggs on the sides of the wreck and defend them mercilessly never straying far from their purple egg patch. Lucky for us they only get about 4 inches long and have no teeth. If you get close enough, they will actually swim at you with all intentions of shooing you away from their precious brood. Another unique experience is spotting the rare Yellow Headed Jawfish which burrow into the sand and live tail first in their holes. Once you spot one, you will soon see lots more, hovering just over their holes, reversing in at the slightest sign of danger.

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ONBOARD diving from a charter yacht is by far the best choice if you are planning a scuba diving trip in the Virgin Islands:

Your Captain will help you choose the perfect dive site - you sail up to the site - hook up to a mooring ball - dive in some of the world's best diving waters, and when you're done you climb back aboard your yacht to be met by the chef with a most welcome snack.

No need to wait for a commercial dive operator - then getting on a stinky diesel dive boat with strangers and taking time to get to and from the dive site - using up half the day.

Nothing beats a USVI or BVI catamaran yacht charter for ease and convenience when Scuba Diving in the Virgin Islands.

An awesome liveaboard scuba diving experience you will never forget!