Plymouth – Plan B (May ’17)

As we neared the bank holiday the wind was dropping & the omens were looking good with sunshine forecast for Saturday & the chance of rain on Sunday – but the words Bank Holiday are there so needless to say we got thrown a few curve balls! Tim, John, Bob & Steve established base-camp on…

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…

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 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…

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 Trip (May 2000)

by Carol Sheppard. Spring Bank Holiday Weekend: My plan was to have a half day, get my bottles from the dive shop and head for Plymouth by 1.30pm. I left home at about 3.00pm and you guessed it, got caught in the traffic on the M5. It was tailed back from the Avonmouth Bridge to Aztec…