Swanage Pier

In the morning of Saturday 25th January, three of us went on a two-and-a-half-hour drive to Swanage. I was told that we would be diving off the pier, which on this day was a fairly relaxing (but freezing!) dive. After arriving, we made all the necessary preparations for a standard Read more…

Farnes!

A group of 10 UBUCsters ventured up to Northumberland for some seal spotting and diving. After a long but karaoke fuelled drive up north, we all arrived to a warm cosy bunkhouse late on Friday evening. Saturday started with a morning bimble round the idyllic Lindisfarne island and explore of Read more…

PK 2019

Easter PK this year was a true UK diving experience. The trip had the perfect number of people and skills on it, we had enough kit, and everything was looking set up for an amazing week of diving. There was one aspect though which held us up – the UK Read more…

Baygitano 23/3/19

On Saturday, 8 UBUC-ers headed down to Charmouth to dive the Baygitano, a club favourite known for its huge shoals of fish and lots of congas. We planned on doing two dives and some boat handling practice for Jake, Emily, Ollie and myself. After an admittedly slow start, we made Read more…

Sunny Chesil

On Saturday we headed down to a beautifully sunny Chesil cove for a day’s diving. After securing a jammy parking space we kitted up and got going. The first dive was a combined sports diver lesson/ fun dive and we were lucky enough to see a barrel jellyfish, a catshark Read more…

PRM

Last Saturday UBUC teamed up with CSAC for a day of practical rescue management for some of our Dive Leader trainees. We headed over to a surprisingly warm Cromhall Quarry (a nice change seeing as some of us have only seen it in the snow) to practice what to do Read more…

Egypt 2019

Foreword – Chris 14 UBUC’ers headed off to Egypt (Hurghada) with Blue o Two on Blue Melody for a week of diving in the Red Sea on some fantastic reefs and wrecks. The original itinerary was supposed to include the Brothers Islands but as it was closed due to recent Read more…