Charmouth

We dived the Baygitano, launching our boats from the beach at Charmouth. We spent what seemed like half a day trying to find the dive site, only to realise we had the wrong coordinates in the GPS (twice). We also broke a prop coming back into shore.

Chesil Cove

Chris kindly took Hana and I down to Chesil Cove to finish off our OD training. Getting into the sea, off the beach, proved to be tricky. The beach was quite step and there were few waves waiting to catch you off guard. Chris was slightly concerned with how good Read more…

Fairy Cove

Sam and I headed down to the Tor Bay area for some shore diving. We dived Shag Rock in the morning (man, it’s a swim – 10 to 15 minutes each way), where Sam found a reasonably large dogfish and we got caught in a bit of a current as Read more…

Farnes

After 8 hours of gruelling traffic, 11 UBUCers finally made their way to Seahouses, Northumberland with one sole aim – to go find seals! We started off early on Saturday, met Paul our skipper (from Farne Island Divers) at Beadnell Bay and headed off to the islands. We started seeing Read more…

Kyarra

Plan your dive and dive your plan. Well this is what both Chris and I thought we were doing. We were just coming up from a very pleasant 40 minute dive on the Kyarra expecting 15 minutes of deco (BSAC 88). This was not at all the case as both Read more…

Hive Beach

Preface by the author When writing trip reports I have always struggled with where to begin. To write my latest piece I really had to dig into the ‘why’ of trip reports to answer this. There are many questions in life that will always go unanswered; “why did the chicken Read more…

PK 2016

19/03/16 – by Ivan Horoshenkov The first day of the renowned PK trip began with a couple of people going down to PK to scout out the conditions. Receiving news that it was too rough to launch the boats and conduct training, we set our sights on Mullion Cove, despite Read more…