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; […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]
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 […]

Farnes Island trip report: the boys in blue, May 2006

Dates: May 2006, Author: Luke Taking advantage of the long bank holiday weekend, 12 intrepid adventurers set off on the long and dangerous trek into the unchartered territory of the North of England.  Fearless in the face of such adversities as bank holiday traffic, hidden […]