Winter Warmer – Plymouth (Nov ’16)

by kevin Day one of the 2016 ‘Winter Warmer’ promised slightly choppy seas, a moderate wind & some sunshine, we didn’t get the sunshine but the others meant our options would not include anything too far out. After discussing this with our skipper (Gary) on our transport for the weekend (TopGun) we settled on the…

Portland – M2+ (Jul 2016)

by Kevin & Tim (critter & diver photos) 16th – 17th July, 2016: Although the weekend was set up with a focus on the M2, that would have to wait for day 2, in the meantime we had a full days’ diving ahead of us. Saturday: Ropes off at 1pm it meant a leisurely drive down…

Plymouth – A good day (Jun 2016)

26th June, 2016: Chris H picked me up at 6:40 just as the heavens decided to open (hopefully not an indicator of the day to come!) before collecting Abhi & heading down the M5 to Plymouth. The Glastonbury chaos of earlier in the week was nowhere in evidence & we were making good time when…

seasearch – Portland (May 2016)

by Sue. Saturday the 14th / Sunday 15th May:  Mary, Laurence and I attended the popular Seasearch Observer Course at Portland, Dorset.  We had been looking forward to taking part in a Seasearch Observer course for quite some time and we weren’t disappointed.  There were about 20 people on the course with us. The weekend…

Plymouth – May Day (May 2016)

Tim: It was May Day, Bank Holiday Sunday, so naturally the forecast was for wet and windy weather; but thankfully not too windy, so off we set at 6am-ish with one of our club RIBs heading for Plymouth. Plan A (if conditions were favourable) had us diving the wreck of the James Egan Layne. Plan…