Dive Reports

Charlwood – 5 Jan 19

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Making the most of the excellent weather conditions, six of us took the Tornado out past Hand Deeps to the wreck of the Charlwood. This is also known as the glass wreck due to the vast quantity of low quality glassware it was carrying when sunk in 1891 following a collision. It now lies in […]

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Practical Rescue Management Cse – 8 Dec 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

On a wet blustery day, ten divers attended the Practical Rescue Management Skill Development Course that we hosted.  Along with our own members, we were very pleased to provide places to members of the Totnes Sub Aqua Club and East Cornwall Divers.  Despite the weather, each group of five managed to completed five stands thus […]

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Afric – 20 Oct 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

The Afric is one of the South West’s legendary wrecks and can be found on the bucket list of most UK technical divers .   Not only is it huge (12,000 tonnes & 168m long) but it was owned by the White Star Line (think Titanic) so has a definite glamour factor that is exacerbated by […]

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Charlwood – 30 Sep 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

Five of us took the Tornado out to dive the wreck of the Charlwood in 62m.  Both the weather and underwater visibility were kind and the shot was well positioned in the middle of wreckage. We operated as two waves with 80-110 min run times which worked very well without the current causing any real […]