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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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North Breakwater – 31 Oct 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

Five divers went out today. We were put off by the seastate, so retreated to the Breakwater. Here we found 4-6m viz and had an enjoyable dive around the Fort and Western side. Notable finds were a large topknot (flatfish), slender sea pens, nudibranch, hermit crabs, a wrasse with a smaller goby in its mouth and […]

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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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James Eagan Layne – 28 Oct 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

Four divers (Keith, Wayne, Craig and Christine) took the Tornado to the James Eagan Layne in Whitsand Bay.  The plan to tuck ourselves into the coast to avoid the worst of the 25 mph forecast NE winds worked. Unfortunately the wreck is not-quite as always as the bow seems to have twisted back on itself […]