Brixham Pandemic Diving (Jun ’20)

Tim – ‘I love diving at Brixham breakwater beach. If a south westerly is blowing, knocking out most of the south west for diving, as it actually faces north it is invariably sheltered. You can dive with the tide in or out. The car park is conveniently adjacent to the beach. It has a lovely…

Braving Brixham (Jan’ 20)

First Club Dive of 2020! – Sunday 12th of January, by Tamara We left wet and windy Bristol at 6:30 in the morning to meet at 9:00 at the sunny Brixham Breakwater Beach. Tim and Tamara got stuck on the M5 (policemen were mopping the road!), they both panicked for a few minutes, but got…

Brrrrixham (Dec ’17)

4 degrees, dark (6:30am so perhaps not unexpected!) & with the Boxing Day snow still thick on the ground Tim & I headed south for the last dive of the year – Brixham was calling & today looked to be the best day of the week, sandwiched between 2 days of high winds & showers.…

Back to reality – Brixham (Mar 2016)

by Tim. Saturday 26th March, 2016: The Good Friday evening weather forecast for SW England looked horrible – heavy rain and south westerly gales, but because it was forecast to be blowing SW it should in theory be diveable at Brixham. The facebook viz reports from Baz Drysdale (who runs Brixham Dive Shack) suggested 1-2m –…

Brixham – Theory in Practice (Jan 2014)

  Sunday 26th January, 2014 :  It’s great when theory works in practice. Although there were strong south westerly winds and storms forecast for today,the wind direction ‘in theory’ meant it would be perfectly safe and okay to dive at Brixham Breakwater (which faces north and is thus sheltered from them). Not having been in the sea…

Brixham (Jan 2010)

by Tim. Sunday 17th January, 2010 : Brixham – Fun (Tim, Chris H, Duncan) Before: It’s supposed to be nice on Sunday and at 9 degrees, positively tropical in comparison to Bristol. After: And it was nice at Brixham too, in fact very nice!  Cloudless, sunny, next to no breeze and flat calm. What a…

Training at Brixham (Jul 2008)

by Sue, Chris & Mandy. 27th July, 2008 : This day was designed as a training day with the opportunity for ALL divers to come for a day out because we could launch the boats and have dives suitable for all qualifications.  It’s a good location to bring family along as well, with a very nice…