Plymouth Paddle (Jul ’19)

After a week of mid 30s temperatures the mercury (fortunately) dropped for our weekend trip to Plymouth (whew!) – just low 20s & sunshine to cope with for us 6 divers (Tim, John, Geoff, Pete, Colin & myself) and loyal supporter & rambler, Jan 🙂 Our trusty boat, the Assault was duly retrieved from the…

Plymouth Easter (Apr ’19)

‘This was our first major diving excursion of 2019 & so to provide a flavour of the goings on the dive report includes the perspectives of a number of those who attended in their own words (and in many cases their own photos) with some further commentary from myself. Thank you everyone for your contributions,…

Plymouth sojourn (Aug ’18)

9:00 Friday morning saw the advance party of Tim, Neil & Geoff at the boat shed to hitch up the Alpha to attempt to beat the traffic on the M5 to travel to Plymouth. We had a stress free trip to Venn Farm campsite to set up tents etc. before going down to Mountbatten to…

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…