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Chairman Mark Tucker Awarded National Branch Event Organiser Of the Year 2014

Huge congratulations to our Chairman Mark Tucker for winning Branch Event Organiser of the Year 2014 in this national competition! Thank you for doing a great job and working tirelessly for our club! Read More Here


BBC Radio Somerset’s Try Dive Recording

On Thursday 12th Dec 2013, BBC Radio Somerset aired two parts of a Try Dive experience of the shows Producer Dean. Click below to listen to the recordings. BBC Somerset Street Sub Aqua Try Dive Part 1 BBC Somerset Street Sub Aqua Try Dive Part 2


St Dunstan

Dive Type: Wreck
Depth Range: 24 -30m (dependant on tide height)
Distance Over Water: 4.7 nm 20 mins @ 20 knots
Qualification Level: Sports Diver
Launch Site: West Bay, Dorset, DT6 4HE
Key Features: Wreck, lots of fish, lobsters, swim throughs
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Gibel Hamam

Dive Type: Wreck
Depth Range: 24m (top of wreck) to 31m (Sea bed)
Distance Over Water: 8.4 nm 25mins
Qualification Level: Sports Diver
Launch Site: West Bay, Dorset, DT6 4HE
Key Features: Large wreck, lots of life, plaice, crabs, lobsters

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Swanage Pier

Dive Type: Shore
Depth Range: 4m
Distance Over Water: n/a
Qualification Level: Ocean Diver
Launch Site: Swanage pier, Pier Approach, Swanage BH19 2AW
Key Features: New and old piers, navigation practice, photography

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Brixham Breakwater

Dive Type: Shore
Depth Range: 0-8m
Distance Over Water: n/a
Qualification Level: Ocean Diver
Launch Site: Breakwater Beach, Berry Head Road, Brixham, TQ5 9AF
Key Features: Good when South Westerly winds, pebbles and sand bed. Pipefish, Cuttlefish
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Louis Shied

Dive Type: Shore
Depth Range: 0-10
Distance Over Water:
Qualification Level: Ocean Diver
Launch Site: Thurlestone, Devon, TQ7 3NZ
Key Features: Wreck, fish, nice beach for non divers
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James Egan Layne

Dive Type: Wreck
Depth Range: 7 – 24m
Distance Over Water:
Qualification Level: Ocean Diver
Launch Site: The Mountbatten Centre, 70 Lawrence Rd, Plymouth PL9 9SJ (may not be usable at low water)
Key Features: Wreck, Lots to explore, many fish, good for photography
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East Shag Rock

Dive Type: Shore
Depth Range: 0-10m
Distance Over Water:
Qualification Level: Ocean Diver
Launch Site: Meadfoot beach, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2LQ
Key Features: Lots of sealife, photography, night dive
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test

    The Baygitano lays Bows to the shore and is mostly level with the seabed. Prominent remains are the boilers and part of the engine standing upright. It offers shelter to a mass of marine life including large conger eels and shoals of Pouting and other fish. Description: 325ft long. Torpedoed 18.03.1918. The Baygitano lays Bows to the shore and is mostly level
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