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…

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…

Dives in 2006

  Seems like there’s been plenty of diving in 2006 but very few reports of same. Here to prove how active the club has been this year is a list of all the dives undertaken. Saturday 23rd December, 2006 : Cromhall – Fun (Tim, Mike W, Sheila W, Simon, Duncan, Cyril, Stewart, Rob) Sunday 10th…

The Hard Hat Dive (Aug 2000)

by Chris Barker. 6th August: ‘Let’s go hard hat diving’ suggested Stuart Butterfield on a winters evening.  The enthusiastic nods from the membership indicated approval of the idea. So after much searching and some let downs we chanced upon Ben Thomas, owner of Portland Oceaneering based at Castletown, Portland.  This friendly and likeable diver was to prove…