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The Socorro Islands are on many scuba divers' bucket lists, and for good reason. The Socorro Islands (officially named the Revillagigedos Archipelago) is commonly referred to as the Mexican Galapagos. Roca Partida is a world-class dive and is often compared to Darwin and Wolfe Islands in Galapagos. One trip to Roca and you'll understand why. This tiny pinnacle seems to be in the middle of nowhere, but is commonly visited by the Solmar V on their Socorro trip itinerary.
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The all-new Maldives Aggressor is under construction in Bordum, Turkey and
will be launched in September, 2007 with charters beginning January 6, 2008.
The 115 ft. all-steel yacht will accommodate 20 passengers and 10