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Diving Officer  – 17th and 18th June, At last flat calm seas and hot sunshine, Teapot diving this weekend 3-5M visibility and 15degC – perfect

Diving Officer  – 3rd June, Outer Mulberry Harbour, WNW fresh winds and border line for diving, sea temp now 15 degC but fish life still a bit sparse. Plankton still thick in the water reducing the visibility to between 1 and 3M

Diving Officer  – 19th – 21st May, a camping trip to Dorset, diving out of Kimmeridge, what a great weekend, visibility on the Black Hawk 8 to 10M

Diving Officer  – 14th – 21st April, club holiday in Penzance. 9 dives on 8 wrecks, flat calm seas on most days with really good underwater visibility.

Diving Officer  – 7th and 8th April, back in the sea!, Outer Mulberry Harbour 4 to 5M visibility with a water temperature of 10degC

Diving Officer  – 17th February, back at the NDC Chepstow, great day out, 7DegC in and out of the water

Diving Officer  – 27th January 2017, a weekend away at the NDC Chepstow, great visibility at least 15M

Diving Officer  – 29th October, Selsey mooring dive, best visibility this year! 8 to 10M in 6.5M of water on the LW slack.

Diving Officer  – 22nd October, winter is here!, only 6.5 DegC this morning, dived the Teapot on the LW slack, 2 to 3M visibility, plenty of marine life and we had a good dive.

Diving Officer  – 23rd September, Kimmeridge, 2 dives on the Black Hawk and Treveal

Diving Officer  – 13th August, Plymouth weekend, 4 really good dives in Visibility ranging from 10 to 15M

Diving Officer  – 30th July, Teapot 4 to 5M visibility today, really good dive

Diving Officer  – 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th July, Teapot, Mixon, Moorings and Drift diving, at last the visibility has improved

Diving Officer  – 25th and 26th July 2016, Shirala and Pine, 2 to 3 M visibility, both good dives but still waiting for the vis to improve

Diving Officer – 18th and 19th June 2016, club weekend away in Dorset, 3 great dives – Ledges drift, Black Hawk and Treveal – up to 10M visibility, at last the Plankton bloom seems to have dispersed.

Diving Officer – 11th June 2016, dived the Teapot today and I am pleased to report that the visibility has improved slightly, 2 to 3M on the wreck. The afternoon dive on the Outer Mulberry wasn’t quite so good, only 1m vis at best.

Diving Officer – 5th June 2016, diving in Selsey this weekend. The Plankton bloom reduced visibility to a little under 1M on the Bracklesham Bay Landing Craft on Saturday where cuttlefish and dogfish were spotted. On Sunday, a little under 2m visibility on the Outer Mulberry with Nudibranchs, Pollock, crab and lobster.

Diving Officer – 1st May 2016, great diving in Selsey this weekend, Teapot and Shirala, 4 to 5M underwater visibility even with the Plankton bloom

Diving Officer – 16th April 2016, visibility improving with a couple of metres in the moorings today

Diving Officer – Easter March 2016,poor weather conditions this year down in Penzance, only managed 3 dives and only one of these were worth the effort

Diving Officer – 28th February 2016 – Sea conditions still very rough, so the only diving is at the Chepstow dive centre, great weekend last month

Diving Officer – 30th October 2015, 12 of us fresh back from Grenada, great holiday with 25 dives, best 2 wrecks – Bianca C and Hema 1

Diving Officer – 4th October 2015, HMS Pine, at last some decent visibility on this wreck, well 4 to 5M, so not bad!

Diving Officer – 19th September 2015, very poor visibility on the Teapot today.

Diving Officer – 29th August 2015,Outer Mulberry Harbour, plaque now mounted just south of the mooring point, photos to follow

Brack Bay Landing Craft, wreck now breaking up badly round the stern section

Diving Officer – 1st August 2015, Brack Bay Landing Craft, wreck now breaking up badly round the stern section

Diving Officer – 18th July 2015, Outer Mulberry, work has now started on mounting a plaque as part of the heritage trail

Diving Officer – 14th June 2015, excellent visibility on the Teapot

Diving Officer – 3rd May 2015,Strong ESE winds so diving transfered to Chepstow NDC,visibility poor in the shallows but at least 8M at 26M