2012 Dive Logs

Classic Sound

16th – 18th November 2012 by Tiago Moreira As we departed from Newcastle, the weather forecast for the weekend was uncertain but typically Scottish. This was no surprise as we were going to spend the next two days diving in the waters of the Sound of Mull, based at the Lochaline Diving Centre. While waiting

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Seil Island Weekend

A club mini expedition exploring the rich waters off the Garvellachs  (Isles of the Sea) 5th-8th October 2012 by Richard Booth Back in the early 1990’s Tyneside 114 use to make occasional forays out to the Garvellachs using the club RIBS on weekends based out of Oban.  Having focussed more recently on the numerous wrecks

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St Abbs

9th September 2012 by Richard Booth With the club RIB complete with its new Suzuki engine away up in Scotland along with some of the more regular diving members exploring the waters of Uist, Ray was left with the dubious honour of rallying the remaining troops for a hard boat dive out of St Abbs.

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More Capernwray Capers!

17th July 2012 by Richard Booth Perhaps it was the extended bank holiday weekend that had encouraged many of the Capenwray regulars to seek sites further afield, but whatever the reason our arrival at Jackdaw Quarry was greeted by a half empty car park and easy parking relatively close to the water. First dive focussed

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Loch Fyne Expedition

30th June – 2nd July 2012 Written by Kevin Thompson Photography by Richard Booth, David Hyde, Kevin Thompson and Tiago Moreira With the North East of England having just experienced a major super cell storm; thunder, a months worth of rain in a single day, the Tyne Bridge struck by lightning and floods meaning thousands

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Farne Islands

10th June 2012 by Richard Booth With the club RIB Seawitch back from pre-season repairs/servicing and the recent poor weather it was with a certain level of apprehension that club members assembled at Seahouses harbour. The closed slipway barrier and absence of other dive RIBS, plus the odd wave breaking over the outer harbour wall

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5th June 2012 by Richard Booth The day saw a good turnout of Tyneside members, and we were rewarded for our efforts by good underwater visibility of several metres, excellent by Ellerton standards. For some of the newer members, Ellerton offers a good sheltered open water environment in which to experience their initial open water

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