Plymouth Expedition, 19-20th July 2014

Dates: 19-20th July 2014, Location: Plymouth (JEL, Shagstone, HMS Scylla, SS Persier), Participants: Ali, Maha (organiser), Holger, Tom, Severin (author) The trip started under challenging circumstances: many of our active divers had just returned from 8 days of diving in the Sound of Mull in […]

Scylla, Stonehenge and Camping pods, 13-15th June 2014

Dates: 13th-15th June 2014, Location: Plymouth,  Author: Sam, Participants: Sam (author), Ian (fin finding, towing and firewood carrying), Metta (corpse and BBQ recipes), Maha (bonfires and underwater navigation, but definitely not motorway navigation) The full-moon was gleaming brightly during the drive down on Friday 13th… which […]

Sunny Sunday at Chesil Beach, 4th May 2014

Date: 4th, May 2014, Author: Mark, Participants: Giles (organiser), Alec, Gregor, Mark Departed at 7:30am from the kit hut. On arrival, we were greeted by plentiful sunshine, a calm sea, and signs advising us not to change into suits on the street. Apparently, for whatever […]

Champagne diving and Belgian beers! OUUEG goes to Nemo33, 22-23rd February 2014

Dates: 22-23rd, February 2014,  Author: Metta Mission: Diving in Champagne Destination: Nemo33, Brussels, Belgium Team: David, Mike, Tom, Sarah, Sam (Car 1), Ali, Farah, Geoff, Metta (Car 2), Margriet and Anne (reinforcements from Holland) Day 0: Friday 21 February, Leatherhead/Dorking, Surrey Car 1 is well […]

OUUEG dives Pembrokeshire, in South Wales, 12-14th July 2013

Dates: 12-14th, July 2013, Author: Severin The pleasant anticipation of spending a weekend in the beautiful Welsh summer (= cold, rainy, windy) was disastrously thwarted by a cloudless sky, still air, and temperatures around 30 degrees Celsius. And so, after a pleasant trip through British evening/weekend/holiday rush-hour […]

Summer weekend in Swanage, 15-16th June 2013

Dates: 15-16th, June 2013,  Author: Anne My first report for my first long/proper OUUEG trip (not to discount the amazing quarry day trips I’ve had). I want to start by acknowledging Rachel, our amazing trip leader, who was really responsible for making the weekend a great success! […]

Training day in Vobster, 19th May 2013

Dates: 19th, May 2013, Author: Cindy Tom, Anne and I went to the Vobster diving centre last Sunday. That was a nice decent dive day trip! The weather was quite mild and water was still (well, of course, Vobster is an insite spot). It was […]

St Abbs part II (day 3 & 4), 5-6th May 2013

Dates: 5-6th, May 2013,  Author: Gillian I start my report writing duties with our fantastic haggis (both meat and vegetarian) and root vegetables prepared by Ian and Rachel, rounding out the end of the second day. We were all impressed by the sophisticated, multi-textured, beautifully […]

St Abbs part I (day 1 & 2), 3-4th May 2013

Dates: 3-4th, May 2013, Author: Mary What a lovely trip!  Thanks to everyone who came and hopefully it will be the first of many intra-continental dives with our friends from the Netherlands! Day One We woke up to find the sun shining and the water pretty […]

Training in rough seas down in Plymouth, 27-28th April 2013

Dates: 27-28th, April 2013, Author: JP This is my first dive report so I’m sorry if it’s awful! It was also my first proper dive trip after ET and was great! Our first dive was from Bovisand on Seahorse to Mewstone Ledge cannon site. After […]

Diving Plymouth wrecks, 7-9th September 2012

Dates: 7-9th, September 2012 , Author: Nick, Divers: Grainne (co-ordinator), Tom, Giles, Penny and Nick Sadly there has been very little in the way of diving this summer on account of the weather. So when clear skies and highs of 250C arrived in the UK, we were […]

Adventures in Weymouth, 21st April 2012

Dates: 21st, April 2012, Author: Stephen Heading downstairs at 6:40am, i looked out the window to see a Tom ambling about. After making him a strong coffee, i realised that Giles was not with Tom, but then Gemma appeared with Giles in tow. 7am, the […]