Year: 2012

Scapa Flow, 2012: part 2

Scapa, the return visit When the invitation to go to Scapa came in, I checked my logbook. Sure enough, I had already done it, so why would I want to go back? After all the wrecks were where I left them last time and what would have changed. During my […]

Scapa Flow, 2012: Part 1

Four of us jumped at the opportunity to spend the week, with 8 other divers from Britain, Germany and France, on the liveaboard ‘MV Invincible’ the largest dive boat in the Orkney fleet. This was no ordinary diving trip; over the course of the week we learned about much of […]

Farne Islands, 2012

It seems like ages ago that the club went on a trip to the Farne Islands, the weather wan’t great as with most of the British summer this year but I’ve picked a selection of photo’s to showcase what we saw despite the run off from the rivers murking up […]

Weekly Deco

While the majority of our members were either away in the sunshine or on the boat journey from HELL around Cornwall, seven of us met at the Pingles last night to try out some underwater acrobatic techniques. I don’t think we’re quite ready for a synchronised event but everyone gave […]

(Not quite) Weekly Deco

Plymouth WeekendDid anyone not know we went to Plymouth? We learned a valuable lesson. Never check weather reports before you go anywhere. With torrential rain and gale force winds forecast we decided to leave the boats at home and pack expedition type clothing. We spent the weekend watching other boats […]

Fun in the Pool

It was a busy night in the pool on Thursday 3rd, two instructors with new Ocean Diver trainees, Nicky and Martha getting to grips with their drysuits (ready for a chilly trip to the Cove) with another instructor and a try diver with a fourth. Meanwhile, zipping between the other divers and […]

Underwater Photography Workshop: 2

You should have seen what was in the pool last night… tropical fish and sharks mingling with swimmers and photographers with no blood shed. Thanks to Joe for providing the pretty fishes which are now in the equipment store as part of our club resources, to be used at any […]