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2019 - who's doing what?

Discussion in 'Off Gassing' started by Wibble, Jan 1, 2019.

  1. Tribal Chestnut

    Tribal Chestnut Well-Known Member
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    But I wouldn’t want to enjoy it @JohnL !
     
  2. nickb

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    This, in spades.

    Most reef diving is utter shite. Palau is the only place where I've actually enjoyed it but only for a couple of dives as the wrecks there are great. I'm sure I'd enjoy somewhere like Galapagos for a day or two but the Red Sea reefs I dived on were 'meh' to say the least.

    Having said that, there is great wreck diving to be done in the Red Sea, so no need to do dull stuff at all.
     
  3. Leeb2018

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    I went red sea for first time this year. I had high expectations from the story's j have heard about amazing fish life and reefs. But I also thought it was crap. But the wrecks on the other hand are good. But not the normal wrecks that all the Scooby doos dive. All about the deeper stuff. I doing the deep south this year

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  4. John F

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    Off to Cornwall for two weeks on Saturday, if anyone fancies a few dives at Porthkerris.
     
  5. Nick Ward

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    half way through the year, and I'm doing really well with this..

    so far ticked off:

    none :(

    although - I am booked with Skin Deep to do the M2 on Aug 1st, and the club trip back to Kyle has been organised, so the return trip to Port Napier is on the cards as well...
     
  6. Wibble

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    Was it all cancellations, or life getting in the way?
     
  7. nickb

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    53 dives so far this year.

    But, given that I've been in Scapa for the past 12 weeks, that's not very many. I rarely do more than one dive per day normally though.
     
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  8. Nick Ward

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    mostly other stuff getting in the way annoyingly...

    I've only managed 2 dive trips so far this year...
     
  9. Dave Whitlow

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    It is a tough life and I admire your resolve in sticking it out on those same old 100 years old wrecks.

    This year has been the slowest start for a years and I've managed only 23 dives so far, much lower that previous years covering, about a dozen different wrecks, one shore dive and a bunch of scallops runs.

    Yesterday saw the rescue of the largest crab I've found (3.375kg) and I've rescued a few hundred scallops, some in the freezer, some eaten and some given away.

    I may have done less dives @nickb but I'm sure my scallop tally is higher and I may have dived more different wrecks. I'll not get into comparing the quality of the wrecks, especially given your January target, as the most significant I've done was HMS Boadicea on Saturday, although the Avalanche is signifiant locally with the church on Avalanche Road bing dedicated to the wreck.
     

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