Easter – Plymouth (Apr ’17)

[Tim] Though some of our more hardy club members dive all year round the club RHIBs tend to be put into hibernation through the harshest winter months and the Easter weekend is typically when our RHIB diving season commences. However, preparation for the Easter expedition starts many weeks before with boat working parties checking over…

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…

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…

Easter – Plymouth (Apr 2007)

by Tim Clouter. 6th-9th April, 2007: For our first away trip of 2007 our core objective was to take advantage of the good weather (it was sunny calm, 10 degrees with 5m of vis!) and get as much diving in as is reasonably possible. We had a lot of people coming down to dive, on some days…

Easter diving report! (Apr 2006)

by Tim. 14th-17th April, 2006: We’re now all back from a very enjoyable Easter Bank Holiday weekend diving out of Plymouth. This is the clubs’ first away weekend of 2006 and marks the official start of the UK dive season. It was too late tonight to deal with the boats so they have just been put away…