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Bristol Channel Divers
Club Diary History

Archive of Club Activities

We have run a mixture of shore, RIB and hardboat diving at the following UK and foreign locations plus other non-diving trips:


Diving at Bovisand, Plymouth (Hardboat) x 2; Plymouth (RIB) x 2; Lundy Island (aboard Pride of Bristol); Cromhall Quarry (training); Red Sea Liveaboard - North and Brothers. Other events included a Curry Night; International Shipwreck Conference, University of Plymouth; Marine Identification Seminar by Marine Conservation Society; Seasearch Observer Training and a Wessex Archaeology talk about the Iona II


Diving at Thurlestone (shore); Bovisand, Plymouth (RIB) x 3; Cromhall Quarry (evening dive and BBQ); Hands Deep, Plymouth (RIB); Pembrokeshire (Hardboat). Also social events included a Curry Evening and Monty Halls' Wilderness Lecture.


Diving at Thurlestone (shore), Bovisand, Plymouth x 3 (RIB and hardboat), Lundy Island (Hardboat)


Diving at Thurlestone (shore); Plymouth x 2 (RIB); Brixham x2 (RIB); Pembrokeshire (Hardboat); Lundy (Hardboat); Lyme Regis (Hardboat); Malta and Gozo (1 week holiday); Cromhall Quarry (Training); Curry Night (social).


Diving at Malta (hotel-based shore and boat diving); Cromhal Quarry (training); Plymouth (RIB & Shore); Babbacombe, Devon (Shore); Falmouth (Hardboat); Pembrokeshire (RIB); Lundy (Large boat liveaboard); Red Sea (Liveaboard). Also social events included a curry evening, Christmas walk.


Diving at: Cromhall Quarry (training); Fort Bovisand, Plymouth (RIB); Lundy aboard Pride of Bristol (liveaboard); Plymouth (RIB); Pembrokeshire (RIB); Portland (RIB); Falmouth (Hardboat); Portland (Hardboat) and Lyme Regis (Hardboat). Also social events: underwater photography show by award-winning photographer, Ralph Mortimore and a Christmas Walk.


NDAC Chepstow (training); Swanage (hard boat); Plymouth (Hardboat & RIB); Falmouth (hardboat), Bunaken National Marine Park in Indonesia (liveaboard); Pembrokeshire (hardboat); Challaborough, Devon (RIB); Oban & Mull hardboat (liveaboard); Thurlestone, Devon (shore diving).

In addition we have run social events: Christmas Meal, Trip to the Met Office, Club BBQ.


Week in Malta; Vobster Quay and National Diving & Activity Centre (training); Plymouth (Hardboat & RIB); Thurlestone, Devon (shore diving); Red Sea Liveaboard; Farne Islands (Hardboat); Falmouth (Hardboat); Porthkerris (RIB); Pembrokeshire (RIB); Swanage (Hardboat); Lundy (weekend liveaboard).

In addition we have run social events: New Year Meal, Zero Degrees Restaurant; Club BBQ; Curry Evening.


Southern Red Sea Liveaboard; Seasearch Course; Oxygen Administration Course; Combined Nitrox Course; Lyme Bay; Vobster Quay; The Manacles, Cornwall; Chesil Beach, Dorset; Pembrokeshire RIB Diving (twice); Lundy; Portland, Dorset RIB Diving (twice); 1 week liveaboard to Scillies and Lundy; Axbridge Reservoir (training); Plymouth (MCS Seasearch dives).

In addition we held social events: New Year's Meal; London International Dive Show; BBQ; Training Officer's leaving dinner; Monty Hall presentation.


Tenerife; Brixham Coastguard MRSC; National Diving Centre, Chepstow; St Ives; Plymouth; Pembrokeshire; Torquay; Axbridge Reservoir; Portland; BBQ; Farne Islands; Portland; Lundy; Swanage; Marine Life Identification Course; Curry evening; Vobster Quay; Exmouth; Dive Show, NEC Birmingham; Christmas Club Evening


Plymouth, Hallsands, Weymouth, Lundy on the Pride of Bristol, Pembrokeshire, Lyme Bay

Trip to DDRC (Plymouth Recompression Chamber)


Hallsands, Plymouth, Lyme Bay, Babbacombe, Ladrum, Exmouth, Weymouth, Isles of Scilly, Padstow, Brixham, West Wales, Falmouth, Plymouth, Pembrokeshire.


Sharm-el-Sheikh, Axbridge Reservoir, Ladrum Bay, Weymouth, Plymouth, Looe, Hallsands, Falmouth, Weymouth, Pembrokeshire, West Bay, Brixham, Isles of Scilly, Sharm-el-Sheikh


Plymouth, Falmouth, Landrum Bay, Lizard, Lundy, Menorca, Babbacombe, Newquay, St Ives, Sharm-el-Sheikh

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