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The Orchis Wreck Saturday 7th July 2019

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

The Orchis is close to Polperro and Looe, also near a very lovely reef called Owens Rock. The Orchis has flattened out over the years where the bridge has collapsed and the bow is not easy to identify. The depth is from 41m – 47m. We had a good slack water, at least 15/20m vis, sea […]

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Battery Buoy – 29th May 2019

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

Due to the strong south westerly winds we had to find a sheltered site, so decided on Battery Buoy and we made slack water too! Of course it was dark below 25m but the water column was quite clear, green but clear, around 3-5m but a good 5-8m above 25m and lighter and clearer.  My buddy […]

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The Persier Whitsun Monday 27th May 2019

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

A very suprisingly good dive on the Persier on Bank Holiday Whitsun Monday. Strong westerly winds was forecast from lunchtime but we made it out there and back albeit very slowly on a lumpy sea on the return journey. From the moment we went below the buoy on the shotline the sea was blue with […]

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South East Pinnacle at Eddystone 5th May 2019

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

After much deliberation and checking tides, wind and more importantly, the VIS reports, we finally went diving today, and the chosen site was a South East Pinnacle at Eddystone to try to avoid the dark and thick plankton. The vis was as we hoped, clearer, cleaner and not so thick. The Spring Tide slack was […]