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Eddystone North Pinnacle – 2 Jan 19

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

My first dive for two months so was a little apprehensive partiularly as the day started off at 0c air temperature. Nevertheless, after a bit of a lumpy bumpy chilly ride out to Eddystone North Pinnacle and waiting for four divers to complete their dive, John Shelley and I dropped in to find BLUE sea (yes blue […]

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James Egan Layne (JEL) 28th October 2018

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

Plymouth Sound SAC Sunday Dive managed by Keith Hiscock on the JEL.  Bitterly cold above the water with N/NE winds air temp around 7/8c but felt like 2/3c Sea state quite lumpy, but found shelter in the bay.  Below the surfact the vis was somewhere between 4-6m and sea temp between 14/15c.  Fantastic dive, though […]

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Rosehill – 21 Oct 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

On another beautiful autumn day with barely a whisper of wind and a lovely clear sky, eight divers headed off in the Ribcraft to dive the wreck of the Rosehill in 32m.  Unfortunately the stunning surface conditions were not matched by those encountered underwater with relatively poor underwater visibility of 1-2m.  Still at least the […]

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Persier & Glen Strathallan – 30 Sep 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

Seven divers, and a noble non-diving Cox, took the Ribcraft out to complete dives on the Persier and Glen Strathallan.  All reported excellent visibility and lots of fish life. Divers and cox Persier stern gun mount Two crayfish making themselves at home in the boiler The steering quadrant – an iconic part of the Persier […]

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Drop Off – 9 Sep 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

As the weather conditions were fantastic on the 9th September a group of divers planned to venture out to Hand Deeps as a first dive then to the Elk for a Second dive, but due to unforgiving big sea swells we was unable to get out as far as we had planned, so decided to […]