Category: Diving Trips

8 Acre Lake training report

Well done to Dylan and Mark who both completed their qualifications today. Thanks to DavidP for getting that sorted. The weather was not too bad, just drizzle and the visibility was very poor around the Helicopter and Lady of Leeds!. I discovered that one of my weight pockets is loose – thanks Mark for retrieving

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St Abbs 2015 Trip Report

A small team completed the first Barnsley BSAC UK sea dive of the year in St Abbs, Scotland. PaulR, MarkH, Rob, Lauren (with Irene), Ann and Mary met up at Green Ends Gully in Eyemouth on Friday for a shakedown shore dive. Mary completed her first UK sea dive – in a 5mm wetsuit in 8

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Dahab 2015 Trip Report

This was always destined to be an enjoyable trip – although less so for Trevor with his bust-up knee than the rest of us. This was a real shame given that Trevor had organised the trip – but we’re glad he decided to come and sit in the warm sunshine while we all went diving.

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Egypt 2014 Trip Report

Ten of us met up at Manchester for the annual shore dive trip to Egypt, excellently arranged by Trevor. We were heading off in high spirits to Pharaoh Dive club based as Roots Camp near El Quesir via Manchester and Hurgada. Everything went well on the journey (though Jethro’s hand luggage was apparently very suspicious!)

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Farnes 2014 Trip Report

YouTube video of the clubs July 2014 trip to the Farne Islands: …and, the story of Neil’s missing hood ->

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Dost Hill Dive Report

Despite appalling weather (thunderstorms!), the Dost Hill dive site near Tamworth turned out to be a pleasant little in-land granite quarry offering a decent training facility. With depths up to 24m, and typically good viz, it’s well worth a visit. The 11-strong dive team logged a number of dives.  The wet weather caused a milky

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