Halloween trip! Scary costumes, scary visibility! 2011

Dates: Halloween 2011, Author: Matt As a newcomer to the club and to UK seas I arrived at the hut excited and fashionably early.  As people slowly arrived I was glad to see that we had a nice mix of experienced UK divers and newcomers; […]

Plymouth Summer Expedition, August 2011

Dates: summer 2011, Author: Margreit It all started of with a small group of people going down on Friday, with many more joining during the week. On Saturday Horse turned out to be in urgent need of (more) TLC, as it would only go slow and […]

May bank holiday trip to St Abbs and the farne islands, May 2011

Dates: May 2011, Author: Simon As like the fellowship of the ring, the OUUEG divers travelled from the shire and overcame the hostilities bank holiday traffics jam, traversed the spine of England and ventured into bonnie foreign lands of Scotland in search of underwater delights […]

Summer expedition to the Sound of Mull, August 2010

Dates: Summer 2010, Author: Sarah Lochaline is quite a long way away so getting up there took most of the first weekend with Steve, James and Craig staying in Glasgow with Simon M; Andy and Simon F towing Sea Horse via a rellie in Whitehaven and the rest […]

Amazing diving weekend in Torquay! June 2010

Dates: June 2010, Author: Andy Yes, here it is! For those who wanted to come but couldn’t make it: it rained, everybody argued, vis was 10cm and the boats all sank. You didn’t miss anything. Stop reading now. For everyone else – wasn’t it a great weekend? The weather […]

OUUEG helps research by hunting for sea urchins in Plymouth, May 2010

Dates: May 2010, Author: Luke This trip saw us heading down to Plymouth with a rather unusual mission – looking for sea urchins.  While we’re normally on the lookout for anything tasty while diving, I must admit that spiky echinoderms are not usually on the […]

Easter training trip 2010 – full of tales of diving and comedy, April 2010

Dates: April 2010, Author: Luke Flickr Photo Album: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ouueg/albums/72157636190878935 So, take a deep breath (but remember to breathe normally on ascent) – here’s the ET 2010 trip report!  In summary – awesome trip, lots of diving, no incidents, few breakages and lots of comedy so thanks […]

Portland Expedition, March 2009

Dates: March 2009, Author: Huw Last weekend saw the second (?) OUUEG dive trip of 2009, with myself, Brian, Muhan, Craig, Luke and Steve Grigg (braving his first dives in UK waters) venturing off to Portland to dive with Fathom and Blues. Buoyed by the […]

Rebreather training in Vobster and Plymouth, November 2008

Dates: November 2008, Author: Luke Last Summer, on our trip to Cornwall, a few of us visited the AP Valves factory in Helston to look at rebreathers and subsequently decided that they were the way forward for deeper diving, and that we should all get […]

Summer expedition to the Isle of Man!

Dates: Summer 2008, Author: Martin Just before the start of a new academic year with hopefully plenty of enthusiastic new divers joining the club, I am putting together a long overdue trip report for this summer’s OUUEG expedition to the Isle of Man (IoM). With […]
Porthkerris beach

Not the Bamse expedition (or ‘what else can go wrong?’), March 2008

Dates: March 2008, Author: Luke I’ve been meaning to write up this report for some time, but haven’t yet found the time to sit for long enough trying to remember everything that happened (and there was a lot!). So here goes…

Way back in March, on […]

Wind, waves and water: Portland expedition, June 2008

Dates: June 2008, Author: Stephen I picked up Piotr (aka Peter/Pete) from the club hut on Thursday evening for our drive down to Weymouth. He had to endure a conference call which, with the amount of acronyms and domain specific terms i was surprised to […]