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Dives in 2010

This year’s weather has been a bit better than last year and we have managed to achieve over 964 dives compared with 918 last year. Our overseas diving included the Philippines, Red Sea (three times), Maldives and St Lucia. Our UK diving has been centred on Plymouth with the Ribcraft stored at the Mountbatten Centre. This format seemed…

A Cromhall chill (Nov 2010)

by Duncan. Sunday 28th November, 2010 : Just got back from an interesting dive at Cromhall (Yes you can have an interesting dive there) with a water temp of 3 to 4 degrees and an air temp of -4 (minus 4) degrees it it the first time I have had ice form on the dry suit…

Porthkerris (Aug 2010)

by Mike. Saturday 28th August to Monday 30th August, 2010 : A very successful long weekend at Porthkerris. Bob and Steve took the Ribcraft from Plymouth to the campsite on Thursday so it could be used at Porthkerris (& brought it back – well done them) while Laurence towed the Humber there and back; with at least…

Swanage hardboat (Aug 2010)

by Sue R. & John. Thursday 19th August, 2010 : A brilliant days diving organised by Geoff (our sincere thanks!) with Divers Down. Everything about the day was excellent – from John doing all the driving, not having to be there until 10.30am, the boat, the skipper, to being able to park on the pier. We had…

Scapa Flow (Jul 2010)

by Laurence & Neil. Sunday 18 July to Friday 23 July; 11 of us had a fantastic week diving the WWI German High Seas Fleet in Scapa Flow, with Skipper Emily Turton and the Radiant Queen. Emily not only gave us thorough briefings on the history and stated of the wrecks which enable most of us to…

Springtime @ Cromhall (Mar 2010)

by Tim. Sunday 21st March, 2010 : Duncan turned up with his old dry suit to test his new twin-twelve rig for the first time in open water. This was under the watchful eye of our DO; once he had gone home and fetched his own dry suit, that was! Don’t worry Mike, your secret is safe with us. D’oh!…

Phillipines (Feb 2010)

by Tim. Sunday 7th to Sunday 28th February, 2010 : A bulletin from your foreign correspondent to let you know we’re having a cracking time here in the Philippines. Last week we were in Sangat where there were deposited some absolutely stunning WW2 Japanese wrecks – a mini Truk Lagoon. Some excellent penetration was had by…

Brixham (Jan 2010)

by Tim. Sunday 17th January, 2010 : Brixham – Fun (Tim, Chris H, Duncan) Before: It’s supposed to be nice on Sunday and at 9 degrees, positively tropical in comparison to Bristol. After: And it was nice at Brixham too, in fact very nice!  Cloudless, sunny, next to no breeze and flat calm. What a…