Dive Reports

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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DO’s Report – 8 Oct 18

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Plymouth Sound Divers at the Eddystone Lighthouse

One very successful dive last week, on Thursday 4th October. John Shelley (DM), six dived on the wonderful Hatt Rock and enjoyed 15m viz. Very colourful but not many big crustaceans. Friday, Saturday and Sunday’s dives were all cancelled by the DMs as we had less than the minimum four divers expressing interest. A great […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]