Bank Holiday August (Aug 2014)

by Tim, Jo & John. Saturday 23rd – Monday 25th August, 2014 : The traditional late August Bank Holiday excursion, with overnight camping at Venn Farm, was a very successful and enjoyable weekend. It was especially pleasing for me as Training Officer that no less than 3 of our recently trained Ocean Divers were there taking…

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…

Angry Plymouth (Jun 2012)

by Chris L & John (& Tim: images) 2nd – 4th June, 2012: An excellent weekend all round; couple of Mewstones, the Fort (and our Guest ex-DO thought it a brilliant place for trainees etc. (lots of life on it),)) Rob came close to obtain the makings of an excellent Crab dinner, The Scylla, and the…

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…

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…

Midweek – Plymouth (Aug 2008)

by Sue. 6th August, 2008 : I would just like to say thankyou to Mike for organising a mid-week dive with Plymouth Dive Centre yesterday.  There were six of us, Mike, Bob, John, Neil, Geoff and myself. It wasn’t the best of days but Simon, skipper of The Phoenix, which is a very big RIB (about 10metres…