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Cave/Mine Diving

Discussion in 'Technical Diving' started by Leeb2018, Dec 3, 2018.

  1. Wibble

    Wibble Fish don't talk
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    Or even, perish the thought, days out in Wraysbury or Buckland fr those in the sarf east.

    Actually in some ways Wraysbury is good for overhead as there's certain 'attractions' which are good for line laying practice and the poor vis can be good for navigation practice. There's also a few platforms for that authentic practice frustration.

    Buckland, near Rochester, has a small mine-like sump with pumping equipment. The lake bottom needs good finning skills to not stir up the muck.
     
  2. Leeb2018

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    Yes defo. Even get some sea dives in. Be nice to get a big group of us together diving
     
  3. Joe

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    I've got a mixed group going to Stoney on 29th our last dive of the year if anyone needs to get wet
     
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  4. Vanny

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    Re NDAC 22nd , might be better on a separate thread , but was just wondering what sort of Diving people are thinking of doing ? Depths etc. Just I’m away this weekend , working next week so while I’m still hoping to get there just trying to be organised, gases etc.

    Ta
     
  5. Leeb2018

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    I am easy with any dive. I am always trimixed up on my rebreather.
     
  6. Vanny

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    Ok. Lee I might ask Geoff ?

    @Wibble what do you fancy ?

    I don’t mind , not overly interested in deep so 30mtr shelf suits or I can gas for the abyss.
     
  7. Leeb2018

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    I am happy doing what everyone is happy doing
     
  8. Wibble

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    Thought I'd created a new thread. Obviously didn't.

    Typical NDAC diving would be down to the 30 metre level (may be shallower now) with the plane, helicopter, double-decker, boat, ISO containers with the baffles... Then bimble along to the shallower stuff. If anyone needs to go shallower, no probs, just say.

    Dunno if anyone's interested in getting tangled in lines... Could bring some line to play with. Might bring sidemount as well as normal twinset(s).


    As it's an early finish day (out of water by 1500), probably best to get there by 0800 for kitting up.


    Any special requests?
     
  9. Vanny

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    Sounds good. You cavey guys can play with line if you want. I’m happy to watch and generally get in the way.

    I’ll confirm next week , looking good. I’ll aim to arrive for 08.00 but may be a bit later. Shouldn’t take long to get ready though.

    What time is the first bus?
     
  10. Wibble

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    Now that's the right question.


    Just got delivery of a couple of blindfolds for that authentic UK diving in zero vis experience. Always fun to find the line.
     
  11. Vanny

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    I’ll be safety officer.

    Might be worth a call over the weekend re bus time for 22nd. Not fussed about being on the first but I guess in the water by 10.00 out at 11.00 couple of hours for coffee and cake back in at 13.00 ish hour or so out up to the bar :smuggrin
     
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    Good luck!
     
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  13. Vanny

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    Oh dear
     
  14. Tribal Chestnut

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    Just keep him on a tight rein and maybe have a whip to hand....
     
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  15. John F

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    Have a good dive chap, I would of loved to have come along. You must do it again.
    John
     
  16. Wibble

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    We'll definitely dive somewhere else too.

    Someone mentioned Stoney on the 27th?
     
  17. Leeb2018

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    Did you invite Geoff @Vanny
     
  18. Vanny

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    Yes. Like me he won’t know for deffo until next week but does fancy coming.
     
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    Hi guys hope everyone is ok. Just checking we still on for Saturday at NDAC?
     
  20. Leeb2018

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    Also guys I had a text of mutiny divers out of Dover. I am happy to dive NDAC. But I thought I would throw I another option in case people are interested in a wreck dive out of Dover.

    "Wreck diving this Saturday (22nd) meeting at Dover marina at 1130 , ropes off at 1215. Dive site TBA, but around 32 mtrs. Cost £45."

    I happy with the original plan at NDAC. But if people are interested in Dover I am up for that as well. If there enough space on boat
     

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