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Channel Diving for Groups & Individuals from Brighton & Eastbourne June – July

Channel Diving for Groups & Individuals
from Brighton & Eastbourne
for June – July 2017

These divers are being run direct with Channel Diving.
Please see below for details and telephone the skipper (Steve) direct, not Dive Machine.

JUNE

Saturday 10th Brighton
BRAUNTON 36mtrs 10.30am away £50

Wednesday 14th Eastbourne
Liners Day ALAUNIA & OCEANA 32 & 30mtrs 8.15am away £50

Thursday 15th Eastbourne
UC65 German Sub 43mtrs 7.45am away £50

Friday 16th Eastbourne
SEAFORD FERRY 46mtrs 8.15am away £50

Monday 19th Eastbourne
SS HAROLD 30mtrs 11.45am away £50

Tuesday 20th Eastbourne
SY ARGONAUT 40mtrs 7.45am away £50

Wednesday 21st Eastbourne
THE GUN WRECK 34mtrs 8.15am away £50

Thursday 22nd Eastbourne
CARLISLE CASTLE 48mtrs 09.45am away £50

Saturday 24th Eastbourne
UNCHARTED WRECK DUNGANESS 40mtrs 11.15am away £55

Sunday 25th Eastbourne
SPARTA 40mtrs 11.45am away £50

Monday 26th Eastbourne
UNKNOWN STEAMER 36mtrs 11.15am away £50

Tuesday 27th Eastbourne
CLARA 33mtrs 7.45am away £50

JULY

Saturday 1st Brighton
BASIL 40mtrs 8am away £55

Monday 24th Brighton
TR THOMPSON 34mtrs 10.30am away £50

Tuesday 25th Brighton
PENTYRCH 24mtrs 12.00pm away £50

Wednesday 26th Brighton
CITY OF WATERFORD 32mtrs 7.00am away £50

Thursday 27th Brighton
HMS KERRYADO 34mtrs 7.30am away £50

Friday 28th Brighton
QUAIL 40mtrs 8.00am away £50

To Book Call Steve 07970 674799
& email: steve@channeldiving.com
Steve Johnson
Skipper : Channel Diver
Boat No : 07970 674799
www.channeldiving.com

http://www.charterboats-uk.co.uk/channeldiver/

Always phone the skipper 7-7.30pm the night before to check the weather is good to go.

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Highlights from Red Sea Daedalus and St. John’s Itinerary

What a fabulous week of dive from Blue O Two’s vessel Blue Fin last week.
Our route took us to the very active reef of Daedalus, St. John’s and Fury shoal, also taking in Elphinstone reef on the tour.
Our Dive Machine divers and other guests had a very active week of shark sighting’s. Oceanic White tip’s, Reef sharks, lot’s of Hammerheads and also a few Whitetip Reef sharks.
The Caves at St John’s  allowed divers to really put their buoyancy and finning techniques into top practice to minimise silting.
We even had the oppertunity to dive the caves at Abu-Dabab. First time I have dived the outside of this reef in 20 years. It’s was absolutely stunning and must be done again.
Plenty of small life as well and for some also had the oppertunity to dive with the giant Green Turtles.

Thank you all for coming along and making it a very memorable trip. Hope to see you all diving again soon.

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Evening Drift Dive from Eastbourne 13th June

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We have an evening drift dive departing from Eastbourne Marina on 13th June.
We will either drift the  Sovereign Shoals or Sovereign Lighthouse, this will depend on conditions and judged on the departure from the marina.

Both the shoals and the lighthouse reef offer an abundance of fish life with many crustaceans.

Level of diver for this dive will be PADI Advanced Open Water or equivalent rating.

Cost is £25 per diver.
Max depth is 22m

Channel Diver will depart 17:45 sharp.

Telephone us on 01732773553 ASAP as we have a limit to dive spaces.

Email us and we will add you to the list of divers.  EMAIL – US 

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Evening Wreck Dive HMS Resolution (Eastbourne) 20th June

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HMS Resolution wreck dive

On 20th June we will be diving the HMS Resolution, this historic protected wreck is in Norman’s Bay just off Eastbourne.
It’s believed to be one of 3 ships in the area possibly, a 300 year old “man of war” sunk around 1703 (stories do vary slightly on the name and date it sank) that only lies in 10-12 metres of water.
It’s a superb photography and videography dive and has around 70 huge cannons on it.
There is a great deal of fish life around this wreck.

Any diver that has an interest in Nautical Archaeology will love this historic site.
We will also supply map’s of the site to help you get the very best out of this dive.
We usually only get 1-2 chances a year to dive the HMS Resolution so it’s well worth the visit to dive one of our oldest wreck’s in the Channel.

Do you want to dive this wreck?

More information here:  Nautical Archaeology Society

Map/Plan of the site here:

Cost is £25 per diver. The boat will depart Eastbourne Marina at 17:45 sharp. Please allow sufficient arrival to to embark and park.
We will be using Channel Diver with skipper Steve Johnson.

Telephone us on 01732773553 ASAP as we have a limit to dive spaces.

Email us and we will add you to the list of divers.  EMAIL – US 

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EFR Student Qualifies

Beccky Winton congratulates the new first aid student

Well done to Graham Chapman on completion of his EFR Refresher course.

Also well done to Becky Winton. As a new EFR Instructor Becky has now taught her first EFR course with James.

Becky has also completed her First Aid at Work Instructor and will be teaching First at at work courses next month.

It was a pleasure being a body for his skills deevelopment and scenarios.
I felt I was well looked after. Let’s hope you don’t need to put the skills to the test in real medical issues however if you do you are well equipped now to deal with anything should it happen.

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Next boat dive: Diving Brighton Pier

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Next Boat Dive (Brighton Pier)

We have another evening boat dive arranged for Wednesday 3rd May.padi-channel-diver-boat-speciality

This will be a boat dive under Brighton Pier with skipper Steve Johnson on Channel Diver.
Meet time to load is 5pm at Brighton Marina ropes away 5.30pm. Depth will be 8-12 metres.
Bring a goody bag and have a rummage for lost coin’s. Our divers on previous dives have come back with pennies through to over £100 when you know where to look. The pier is abundant with fish life. Gobies, blennies, eel’s lobsters, crab’s, starfish, pout, pollack, codling, dogfish, nudibranchs. Jewel anemonies, dead-man’s fingers and much more flora & fauna.
Typical dive time for us under the pier is 45 – 60 minutes.
Cost is £25 per diver.
You will need SMB’s and torches in addition to standard kit. The pier is an excellent introductory sea dive.
Suitable for Open Water diver and above.

If you wish to join us please ring Dive Machine on 01732773553 or email robert@divemachine.co.uk to book a space.

 

 

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300 year old Protected Shipwreck. Do you want to dive it?

As many of you have been talking about the HMS Resolution, a protected wreck in Norman’s Bay just off Eastbourne, we have reposted our video. We will be diving this wreck later in the year when our skipper moves his boat to Eastbourne.
Watch out for our trip and do book onto this. It’s a 300 year old “man of war” sunk around 1703 (stories do vary slightly on the name and date it sank) that only lies in 10-12 metres of water. It’s a superb photography dive and has around 90 cannons on it.
Do you want to dive this wreck.

Email us and we will add you to the list of divers. rse?  EMAIL – US 

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Lake Diving & next Boat Dive trip.

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Shame the boat dive was blown out last night with the wind picking up.
Still we all had a fab 60 minute dive in holborough instead.

Next Boat Dive

We have another evening boat dive arranged for Tuesday 18th April. This will be a drift dive on the Brighton Ledges with skipper Steve Johnson on Channel Diver.
Meet time to load is 5pm at Brighton Marina ropes away 5.30pm. Depth will be 12-14 metres.
You will need SMB’s and torches in addition to standard kit. The leges are abound with fish life and there’s always a huge amount of species to be seen on every dive there. Suitable for Open Water diver and above.

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If you wish to join us please ring Dive Machine on 01732773553 or email robert@divemachine.co.uk to book a space

 

We are also diving Buckland Lake this weekend. Join us for a dive or two.

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In the pool this weekend, fancy a bubble?

If you are looking to get your “scuba gills” wet this weekend we have another 2 pool sessions to book into.
Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th April. P.M.

Do you need to refresh your skills on a ReActive program?. It takes between 60-90 minutes to complete.

Never tried scuba? Then it’s time to have a go on a Discover Scuba Diving session.

Just need to try out your kit after a service or before going off on holiday.? Come and test your kit out.

Are you aged between 8 and 11 join in the Seal Team program.

We may even show you how to make Air rings as in the above video.

Need to brush up on your TecDiving skills. Come and practice in the pool.

Telephone us to book a slot: Tel:01732773553

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Evening Boat dive Wednesday 12th April

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Evening Boat-Wreck Dive
We will be diving the wreck of the SS Pentrych on Wednesday 12th April.Meet at 17:00 and Departing Brighton West Jetty at 17:45 sharp.
Depth 19 -23 metres. Suitable for Advanced Open Water and above or students taking their deep training dive.
Cost is £30 per person. Advanced booking required. Tel: 01732773553
Skipper, Steve Johnson on Channel Diver.
If you need equipment to hire, please let us know. 


Easter Weekend 
On 15th & 16th April we are going to Buckland Lake for training dives.
Qualified divers are welcome to join us for the weekend.
We will be meeting at Buckland for 09:30
Anyone wishing to join us for pleasure dives on the day please let us know.


Vobster Quay 
On 23rd April we are going to Vobster Quay for Advanced and Speciality training dives. Qualified divers are welcome to join us for the day.
We will be meeting at VobsterQuay for entry at 08:30
Anyone wishing to join us for pleasure dives on the day please let us know.


Eastbourne Air Show
Eastbourne Air Show with BBQ in the boat and 1 morning dive.
Come and have a great morning dive followed by watching the Air show from the boat. It’s the most enjoyable way to watch the air display.


Dieppe & Normandy Landings
The dates of the trip are from Monday 10th – Thursday 13th July 2017.
A trip not to be missed if you are into great wreck diving.

EMAIL US HERE

Hope to see you diving with us.