Plymouth – New Ground (July ’17)

Saturday saw a group of 7 meet at the Mount Batten Centre.  The weather was interesting with strong SW winds causing significant swell outside the breakwater.  The first dive was an attempt to get to the wreck of the Glen Strathallen.  Unfortunately the weather gods had other ideas and as the wave height increased to…

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…

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…

Bank Holiday Plymouth (Aug 2013)

by John & Chris L. Saturday 24th – Monday 26th August, 2013 : Bank holiday fun in Plymouth! A pretty good turnout (Steve, Bob, Sue E, Tim, John, Mike, Sheila, Mark, Chris L) and some good locations dived :- Saturday 24th: HMS Scylla – lots more detail in this divernet article, this divesitedirectory article & this wrecksite entry…

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…