West Bay Easter 2019

After a fairly cold and baron Easter trip last year we decided to head to West Bay this time. We haven’t been there as early in the season as this during my time in the club so I was a bit worried that there may not be much life about yet and also concerned that the weather may let us … Read More

Diving Explorations in Central America

by Roberta Lenart I spent April and May in Central America where I visited three countries that stretched between oceans: Panama, Costa Rica and Nicaragua. Of course while there I made time to test the waters in both Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Just a week after arrival to the continent I dived in Panama at Isla Cobia. It’s part of … Read More

Mid-summer weekend diving in Portland

Even trying to fill us the Percy Too in the petrol station showed once again what a boat it is – filling from pumps on both sides of the aisle! Anyway the next morning 9 of us headed a top speed to the bottom of Durdle Door for the well known tourist site – a stone arch on the Jurassic … Read More

7 hardy divers went to Porthkerris for Easter

Porthkerris – Sealife to Pondlife! Over the Easter weekend, seven hardy divers made the long trip to Porthkerris for 4 days’ of diving off Cornwall’s southern coast. The first three days saw us exploring estuaries, go searching for wrecks and getting up close and personal with all sorts of sealife. The fourth day involved some very exciting sub-aqua activity as … Read More

A dive trip to Mozambique (Tofo Beach)

For many years I had heard of the diving at Tofo beach in Mozambique, both from South Africans that I had met, and from the tales of whale sharks told by other London Diver members Morgan and Hannah who had worked nearby at Barra. (and a massive turtle) and a bit of lion fish action! We also saw some reef … Read More

The Diving Officers Report – 2016 Season

This blog is adapted from the Diving Officers Address to the AGM in October 2016 === Firstly some summary statistics for the year… Dive count from RIB 2016: 184.  Mad diver award (for most dives) winner: 27 dives. Trips:9. Number of different divers: 20. (Dive count from RIB 2015: 182. Mad diver award winner: 23 dives. RIB trips:6. Number of different divers: 18) … Read More

2016 kick-off: rescue weekend in Portland

With Easter early this year, the season started even earlier – the DO keen to ensure his high standard of safety were achieved for the rest of the season had us all down in Portland on the 11th March ready to practice rescuing one another! The conditions above the water were near perfect as we headed out of the harbour … Read More