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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:

2012

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

2011

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.

2010

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

2009

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).

2008

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.

2007

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.

2006

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.

2005

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.

2004

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.

2003

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

2002

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

Trip to DDRC (Plymouth Recompression Chamber)

2001

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

2000

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

1999

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

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