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Rock Islands Aggressor

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The Rock Islands Aggressor (formerly the Tropic Dancer) a spacious catamaran specifically built for diving, is 106 feet long.  She dives the waters of Palau including the world-famous Blue Corner.

"My first experience on this boat was when she was based in French Polynesia.   She's a great platform for divers ... stable, spacious, comfortable.  And, she offers all those Aggressor Fleet positive amenities."   ...   Dominick Macan

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Vessel & diving details

  • Rock Islands Aggressor carries a maximum of 18 guests in nine twin-berth staterooms:

    • 8 deluxe staterooms with queen bed & 1 single bed and featuring a large window
    • 1 double stateroom, which is slightly smaller contains 1 double bed & a single bed above

     All staterooms have ensuite facilities and air-conditioning with individual climate controls.

  • Diving amenities include:
    • diving is done from an 18 passenger tender
    • 4 - 5 dives per day ... almost all done from tenders with typically 3 night dives per week
    • nitrox is available
    • Nautilus Lifelines are available for weekly rental
    • all tanks have K-valves .... there are no DIN-valves on board
  • Included on all cruises:
    • accommodation & diving
    • meals, snacks & non-alcoholic beverages including fruit juices
    • local beer and wine
    • compressed air, tanks, weights & weight belts
  • Extras:
    • airfare
    • transfers from hotel or airport are extra
    • nitrox
    • port fees & departure tax
    • email
    • alcoholic beverages (other than local beers & wines, which are included)

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Technical specifications & deck plan

See detailed yacht specifications, equipment & safety features plus the deck layout for Rock Islands Aggressor....   click to open


Built to Lloyd’s Registry and American Bureau of Shipping Standards
Length: 106 ft.
Beam: 30 ft
Passengers: 18
Crew: 6
Cabins 9


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.


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


Magnetic Compass
Depth sounders
Global Positioning Systems (GPS)


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


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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Cruise comfortably through the Rock Islands

The Rock Islands Aggressor offers the well-known Aggressor Fleet service, amenities and the highest standards of safety.  With 3 large decks, including a partially covered sun deck with lounge chairs and a hot tub, you'll always find a place to relax.

The main salon features an entertainment centre with TV, CD's, DVD's and a library.

Breakfast is cooked to order; buffet lunch and an elegant meal at dinner with tableside service are served daily in addition to fresh mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks. Beverages, including beer & wine, are complimentary.

Sharks, wrecks & corals

Get ready to enjoy the thrill of drift diving with schooling sharks, the beauty of healthy hard and soft corals, the tranquility of Jellyfish Lake, the historic WWII wrecks and the vibrant fish life that all make up the diving in this grand place.

Diving will be conducted from an 18 passenger tender which will transport guests to exciting Palau dive sites like Peleliu Corner, Blue Corner, German Channel and Ulong Channel, just to name a few.

Much of the diving in Palau is drift diving and the speedy tender, easily boarded from the dive deck of vessel and easily re-entered from the water when you surface, will deliver you to & pick you up from the best diving.

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