Red Sea, September 2017

Hillary, Miles, Richard, Stan, Peter, Graham, Russel, Jim, David, Sally, Geoff, Joules, Paul, Jon, Jeanie, Bondie, Brett and myself, all met outside the leisure centre to wait for a coach which unbeknown to us was to arrive 45 minutes late. But due to Hillary’s awesome planning skills we still made …

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Isles of Scilly 2017

The divers The annual trip to the Isles of Scilly in June included all the usual suspect with one or two new additions: Rich Wells, Stan Russell, Mark Jeffreys, Pete Virgo, Jon Arthur, Andy Bacon, Hilary Wilson, Miles Howarth, Chris Prichard, Clare Virgo, Geoff Russell, Pete Talbot and Adrian Taylor. …

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Weymouth 2017

Divers aboard the Tango

In mid September, nine Stratford Dive Club members enjoyed the delights of diving in Dorset from Tango, the big orange dive boat, based in Weymouth. I particularly wanted us to dive two iconic wrecks—the Aeolian Skye and the Elena R, because they are both BIG wrecks with wreckage that stands …

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