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Dives in 2011

  Bad weather and other circumstances has meant the number of logged dives is down from last years’ 964 to 742, the good news is that despite everything nearly 50% of our dives were in the UK. Hopefully next year, weather permitting; we will enjoy a fuller and more varied dive programme. Our bank holiday trips were…

Cromhall (Nov 2011)

by Laurence. Sunday 27th November, 2011 : A rather late organised trip to the quarry for a bit of practice including Lifting bag practice, DSMB practice and experiments with camera gear in the dark. The diver density was very thick due to the low water, and viz appropriate to the stirring up. Very good to see a…

Farne Islands (Nov 2011)

by Laurence. 4th – 6th November, 2011 : Farne Islands – Fun Two of our members went to the Farne Islands with a former member of our club who has defected (wrong! Ed) moved to Warrington and joined their Club. Lots of seals, a couple of wrecks, lots of brittle stars, Most of us stayed…

Scilly Isles (Sep 2011)

by Laurence. Saturday 17th – Saturday 24th September, 2011 : We had a very good week in the Scillies, in spite of the weather and sometimes choppy water. Many thanks to Neil for the organisation. And to Dave McBride for taking us in his boat, the Tiburon and Isles of Scilly Diving and always managing to…

Porthkerris (Aug 2011)

by Laurence, Tim & John. Saturday 27th – Monday 29th August, 2011 : A great turnout for this late August Bank Holiday excursion to beautiful Porthkerris in Cornwall – Tim, Mary, Laurence, John, Mike, Jo, Geoff, Chris, Sue R, Duncan, Neil, Bob. Some of us camped, others caravanned at Little Trevothan http://www.littletrevothan.com/index.asp?page=home, while some refused…

Plymouth (Aug 2011)

by Laurence. Sunday 14th August : Mike – We did it! Six intrepid divers (Mike, Rob, Chris H, Mary, Laurence, Andy) took the big boat to Plymouth and dived the Mewstone and outside the Breakwater. Although the conditions were a bit lumpy we were rewarded with surprisingly good viz and and lots of wild life including a…

The Smalls and Dartmouth (Jul 2011)

by Laurence. Sunday 31st July, 2011 : We had two club trips happening at the same time on this weekend! The first was a hard-boat excursion with Tony Hoile & the Falcon II out of Dartmouth with Mike, Geoff, Laurence, Mary, Rhys & others getting the chance to explore the Middle Blackstone Pinnacles in the…

Plymouth (Apr 2011)

by Mike, John, Rob, Duncan, Chris H & Laurence. Saturday April 23rd – Monday April 25th : Plymouth for the Bank Holiday weekend was the plan; we took two boats (see later for the towing adventure!), both 6 berth Humbers. We did not fix dive sites or buddies ahead of time, leaving that to the…