Plymouth

01/11/2016

Halloween 2016

Date: 28/10-30/10/2016 Author: David Benz On the 28th of October, 2016, a group of OUUEG divers drove down to Plymouth for a weekend of late-season diving.  Our team was small but perfectly formed:  Marko Jung, Giles Richardson, Tom Walter, and David Benz. After a night […]
17/05/2016

Plymouth Expedition, 13-15th June 2016

Author: Gregor C. Friday the 13th, a date that will now be remembered as the “curse of the plankton bloom”. Nevertheless, OUUEG divers planned a trip on that day and promptly suffered a little from the curse: with unfortunately two divers having to pull out […]
25/04/2016

Plymouth Boat Handling Course, 23-24th April 2016

Author: Phalene G. We arrived late on the Friday evening at the Harford Bunkhouse on the edge of Dartmoor after a romantic car park dinner stop at ASDA en route and a going a bit “overboard” on the food shopping. Tom familiarised us with several charts […]
23/06/2015

Plymouth Expedition, 20–21st June 2015

With the summer finally arriving, and reports of there being a strange thing called “the sea” into which one could dive, an expeditionary force was assembled. After a couple of minor adjustments to line-up the intrepid adventurers set off to Plymouth to see what this […]
08/10/2014

Plymouth Expedition, 26-28th August 2014

Author: Ed We arose with the cock-crow, impatient to fulfil the purpose for which we had travelled so far. Upon arriving at the harbour we assembled our kit with an almost military efficiency and, whilst jeering at some unfortunates desperately bailing out their stricken vessel, […]
25/07/2014

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 […]
30/04/2013

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 […]
12/09/2012

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 […]
29/08/2011

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 […]
01/06/2010

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 […]
01/12/2008

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 […]