Camping Options for some!
The new diving calendar for 2013 is taking shape and will be finalised shortly and sent to every member and potential members. Here is a a taster for your diaries. All trips booked on Neap Tides.
Saturday April 20th
Farne Islands day trip, our usual season opener for the salty season. Hardboat with a diverlift and hot drinks. Only £40.
NEW !!!! Sat/Sun/Mon 4/5/6th May (Bank Holiday)
Fishguard and Cardigan Bay (new destination), our first residential dive trip and one to look forward to. 3 days on board Wandrin’ Star owned and skippered by Celtic Diving. No accommodation booked as yet. Diving only price £150, trip sec Tim Saville.
Eyemouth & St Abbs 18th & 19th May
Dive the sites nearer to Eyemouth and the St Abbs marine reserve on Wind Dancer a spacious catemeran with diver lift. Accommodation in the Home Arms Inn in Eyemouth. £110 including 2 nights B&B.
St Abbs 1st & 2nd June Piratefest weekend.
Staying at Rockhouse with all accommodation booked out to us. This isn’t a club trip so ALL WELCOME. Diving off Tiger Lilly with all mod cons. You MUST dress as a Pirate for the evening BBQ. This is a fun trip and the more the merrier. There will be diving for up to 24 people. Price at cost but in the region of £100 all in for the weekend.
15th & 16th June Tynemouth
Hardboat diving on Spellbinder with diverlift will see us on some of the local wrecks around the Newcastle to Blyth coastline. Accommodation will be one night in the Premier Inn at North Shields with a night out in the Toon. Cost will be £99 per person.
29th & 30th June Farnes Islands weekend trip
Cost for two days diving aboard Glad Tidings VII is £80 with accommodation yet to be finalised. Camping or campervanning is a cheaper option for some.
13th & 14th July Anglesey weekend
Scott Waterman from Quest Diving will be our host for wreck and reef diving round Anglesey with one night B&B in Menai. Always a popular trip. Cost £110
NEW!!!!! 27th & 28th July trip to Dunbar, Scotland
Departing on Pegasus, a hardboat with diverlift we will be diving such sites as Bass Rock and the Isle of May. B&B to be finalised, cost likely to be £99.
August Bank Holiday 24-26th Aug St Abbs Splash In
Not a club trip but very popular with all divers. This is the annual underwater photography event and quite a lot of fun whether you enter or not. This weekend usually signifies the start of the hurricane season. Hoping for better weather next year. Boat diving £30 per day. Find your own accommodation in St Abbs or Coldingham. Many like to camp.
Saturday 31st August Farne Islands
One day dive trip to this popular destination, same boat same price £40.
NEW!!!!! Clyde and Cumbrae Scotland
Aboard Fyne Pioneer, the biggest, fastest and most comfortable RIB you’ll ever go on. Diving costs £90, accommodation B&B likely to be no more than £50. Or you can camp. Diving is likely to be a wreck dive followed by a scenic. The final dive of the weekend has to be a scallop dive. It’s the law.
Anglesey 28th & 29th September
Same as July trip, booked on nice, nice neap tides. £110 all inclusive.
12th & 13th October St Abbs
Rockhouse diving will be taking us diving around the St Abbs Marine Reserve aboard Tiger Lilly. Accommodation is in the bunkhouse at a total cost of £99 including diving.
Sunday 27th October the season finale at the Farne Islands
Finish the season off with a seal dive, and yes, they are still very playful at this time of year. £40 only.