Thursday, December 20, 2018

It has been a few years since we joined although it has been said it feels like a lifetime. Back in November 2012 we turned up on a Thursday to meet the Club.  Introduction into “The Branch” (Davidians) 1097 dive cult was swift. The traditional black rubber, correct ro...

Friday, September 28, 2018

Following some wind the previous weekend, we set out from the South side in search of some blue water. Apart from the stir caused by Manghut there was the additional treats of bum nuggets and @rseturnips from the range of sewage outlets that were discharging directly i...

Friday, September 14, 2018

It was the best of wines, it was the wurst of wines

To thank all the instructors on the IFC and OWI course, a gala dinner was arranged with free flowing wine and food. It started off as expected with the extensive wine selection being hammered at a terrific pace. The fo...

Monday, September 3, 2018

Tung Ping Chau, Crescent Island (Wu Pai) and Round Island

I love the smell of petrichor in the morning, it smells like wet diving. We had an early start, meeting up at Sam Mun Tsai just before 8am. It was dry at 0700, but began to rain the more vans turned up. Gear and...

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

... or Diving – with Dignitas/the last shred of dignity

Bring on the day - after 7 pints of coffee a trickle of divers and passengers began to fill the boat.  Oberknanzler bootmarschall organized arrivals and we were all soon kitted up and ready to go. All we needed was...

Monday, July 23, 2018

      ...and there we shall wallow in glorious ….

Helios emerged driving his chariot across the sky and the clouds disappeared on Sunday, making it a scorcher. The wind was slight and the seas calm. St. Brendan, the patron saint of elderly travelers and divers...