Dumbarton Sub-Aqua Club

Scuba diving every week

                                Dumbarton SAC:  Dive Diary 2011

3 Jan               Alex and Alan Robertson go diving on Big Cumbrae. 

                        The club go diving at Fan Belt Alley.  Trip reports for both in 'Forum'

 

9 Jan              Dives at Council Yard, Loch Fyne

 

16 Jan         Dive at Drishaig, Loch Fyne.  Very poor viz so only one dive

 

23 Jan         Two dives at Garrien. Charlie found another Octopus.

 

30 Jan         Dives West of Farland Point and Wishing Well, Big Cumbrae.

 

6 Feb           Dives at Bistro & Loch Shira. Still only 8 degrees.

 

13 Feb         Two dives at Tarbert, Loch Fyne for Charlie & Allan

 

20 Feb         Dives at John's Corner and St Catherines

 

24 Feb         Evening dive at Twin Piers

 

27 Feb         Dives at Rubha Na Croiche, Loch Riddon & Lephinmore, Loch Fyne.  A

                   cracking early spring day. Still only 7 degrees.

 

5 March       Dives for Alex on Wallachia and Trail Island, Wee Cumbrae from

                  MV Flying Eagle. Last ever commercial dive trip for John Teevan.

 

6 March       Two dives at Council Yard, Loch Fyne

 

12 & 13 Mar Alex & Alan Robertson join Rebel Alliance & BAWSAC

                   for two days diving on MV Peregrine in the Sound of Mull,

                   in snow and freezing winds.

 

13 Mar         Allan & Charlie dive Twin Reef and Otterferry in Loch Fyne.

 

20 Mar         Bistro for diving and all day breakfast

 

27 Mar         Dives at Fanbelt Alley,

 

31 Mar         Thursday night dives at Conger Alley, Loch Long with Beryl

 

3 April          Two dives at 'The Rats'

 

10 April        Dives at Garrien and Lephinmore

 

17 April        Two dives at Fanbelt Alley

 

21 April        Evening dive for Charlie, Billy & Alex at Finnart, Loch Long

 

24 April        Dives at 13 Mile Reef and Twin Reef, Loch Fyne

 

1 May           Two dives from BDO's RIB on Kilbride Islands, Loch Fyne

 

8 May           Two dives at 'The Rats' Loch Fyne

 

14 May         Dives at Bass Rock and The Yetts for Alex on MV Pegasus, Dunbar

 

15 May         Dives at Twin Reef and Scallop City, Loch Fyne

 

19 May         Evening dive for Charlie, Billy & Alex at The Caves, Loch Long

 

25 May         One dive at Drishaig

 

 3 to 6 June  Alex joins Rebel Alliance for four days of diving the Small Isles on

                        MV Peregrine, based at the Port Mor Hotel on Isle of Muck

 

5 June         Dives at Twin Reef and 'The Rats'

 

9 June         Evening dive at Finnart, Loch Long

 

12 June        Two dives at Garrien, Loch Fyne

 

19 June        Breda and Hispania from MV Brendan, Sound of Mull

 

26 June        One dive at Fan Belt Alley, Loch Fyne

 

30 June        One dive at Drishaig

 

3 July           Dives at Fan Belt Alley and Garrien

 

10 July         Dives at Drishaig and the Council Yard. Fantastic viz

 

13 July         Evening dive for Scott, Charlie & Alex at St Catherines

 

17 July             Two dives at the Council Yard, Loch Fyne and a dive at Twin Piers

 

20 July             Evening dive at Midletters. Thornback Rays

 

24 July             Back to the Council Yard

 

31 July             Dives at Garrien and Otter Ferry

 

4 August          Evening dive at Twin Piers

 

7 August          Two dives at Twin Reef.  Big haul of shellfish

 

14 August        Dives at Loch Shira and Drishaig.

 

21 August       Dives at Fanbelt Alley and Twin Reef

 

28 August       Two dives at the Bistro. More all day breakfasts

 

2 to 12 Sept   17 dives for Charlie in Marmaris with Octopus Divers and Paradise Dive Club

 

3 Sept              Alan Methven, Billy and DemonDave dive walls off Jura on MV Farsein

 

3 & 4 Sept        Alex joins Rebel Alliance for two days diving on MV Peregrine. Tapti,

                         Aurania and Pinnacles off Ardnamurchan

 

18 Sept           Two dives at the Council Yard then another dive at the Platforms

 

22 Sept            Alex & Mark go for an evening dive at A Frames, Finnart, Loch Long

 

25 Sept           Dives at the Platforms and Lephinmore

 

1 & 2 Oct         DemonDave dives the Farne Islands. Crackin' weekend with seals

 

2 Oct                Allan Methven & John Docherty dive Twin Reef and Scallop City, Loch Fyne

 

9 Oct                Platforms and Lephinmore, Loch Fyne

 

16 Oct              Otter Ferry for scallops and St Catherines

 

23 Oct              Two dives in Tarbert Bay, Loch Fyne

 

30 Oct              Two dives at Garrien.  Watched a family of otters playing in the sea about

                         20' from shore for about 30 minutes.

 

5 & 6 Nov         Alex & Alan R join Rebel Alliance for a weekend of diving from the MV Peregrine,

                         based at Morvern Dive Lodge, Lochaline.  A cracking weekend.

 

6 Nov               Firth of Clyde, Skelmorlie Bay as the ferry to Big Cumbrae was off

 

20 Nov             Dives at Lephinmore and Garrien

 

27 Nov             Dives at Lephinmore and Scallop City

 

4 Dec               Dives at Fan Belt Alley

 

11 Dec             Dives at Twin Reef and Otter Ferry

 

18 Dec             One dive at Creag a Phuill by Strachur


 

 

 

 

 

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