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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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Eastern Pinnacle – Eddystone

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

8 divers and a cox (Paul Grainger) went to the East Pinnacle at Eddystone – 22nd May 2019. Great sunshine and a dead calm sea. We went down the shot in slack water, turned east over the kelpy rocks in 15m or so and then down into a gulley at 25m. The views began to […]