2008 Dive Logs

Mull Christmas Trip

December 2008 With a mixed weather forecast we loaded our dive kit aboard the in the Elizabeth G at Oban railway pier. Next morning with a freshening south easterly breeze the Elizabeth G headed up the Sound of Mull. It soon became evident however that the conditions were too rough to dive the wreck of […]

Mull Christmas Trip Read More »

Oban Weekend

31st October – 2nd November 2008 by Nic Faulks A final check of the weather report on Friday 31 st October stated that the weather for the weekend on the west coast of Scotland would be calm, cool and clear. As we set off towing the boat up the A1 and into Scotland , we

Oban Weekend Read More »


20th September 2008 The concrete slip at Eyemouth harbour is one that requires a degree of careful planning if the intention is to launch and recover the boat in the same day, for the end of the slip drops away to the harbour bottom in a series of short sharp steps, making the recovery of

Eyemouth Read More »

Shetlands Diving Odyssey

17th-22nd August 2008 Inspired by an article on diving the green waters of the Shetlands in DIVE magazine, eight intrepid members of Tyneside 114 set forth upon the five-hour drive to Aberdeen ferry port. On arrival, dive kit was quickly loaded aboard a pre-booked wheeled trolley before boarding the waiting ferry. It’s an all night

Shetlands Diving Odyssey Read More »

Dive on the SS Hanne

17th June 2008 Despite a somewhat overcast evening with the odd spot of rain, we had a full turnout of 12 divers for the Tuesday evening dive from the MV Spellbinder. With a brisk South Westerly breeze but a relatively flat sea, Spellbinder headed up the coast towards Blyth to dive the wreck of the

Dive on the SS Hanne Read More »

Lochinver Expedition

May 2008 by Andy Hunt After last year’s successful club expedition to Islay, the aim for the 2008 season was to find another remote area of the country where diving of a more exploratory and adventurous nature could be conducted. Like the earlier Islay trip of 2007, this latest expedition was to be a self

Lochinver Expedition Read More »

Farnes Islands

3rd May 2008 Conditions for the bank holiday weekend were not brilliant with brisk South Easterly winds predicted for most of the weekend. This proved to be the case for the Saturday when Seawitch was launched at Seahouses. The weather conditions inevitably greatly limited the possible dive sites that could be safely dived. This situation

Farnes Islands Read More »

Farne Islands

28th April 2008 By Richard Booth At last a break in the recent weather which offered the realistic chance of getting out and diving the Farnes. With a stiff South Westerly breeze, we new that the choice of good dive sites would be limited, but nevertheless five club members headed up to Seahouses and launched

Farne Islands Read More »

Stoney Cove

24th February 2008 By Richard Booth So far the start of 2008 has been dominated by strong winds and big sea’s, resulting in less than ideal diving conditions off the North East coast. Capernwray and Ellerton have their advantages when the sea is too rough to dive, but there is a limit to the fun

Stoney Cove Read More »

Scroll to Top