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1998: Isles of Scilly (English Channel)

A liveaboard to be proud of.. the MV Maureen of Dart.

MV Maureen of Dart Although her accomodation does not reflect the likes of some found in hotter climes, she has an excellent crew and the most wonderful hot meals. This trip was arranged by Stew Harper with only three members of the club joining friends of club members for a diving week from Dartmouth to the Isles of Scilly. The club members included:
Stew Harper Rick Blatchford Simon Parker

Deck of the Maureen Maureen in docks
Everyone onboard was looking forward to diving the Cita, some had dived this wreck previously but there were others for who it would be their maiden dive on her... and what dives they were to prove to be!!
Anyone with photos of the Cita please email them to the site.
Crew of the MV Maureen

DIVE CALENDER

Dive No Date Dive Location Dive Time Max Depth Decompression
1 16th Aug Maine, off the Ham Stone 29mins 31.4m 3@6m
2 16th Aug Hera, Dodman Point 36mins 16.1m 3@6m
3 17th Aug Raglan Reef, The Manacles 33mins 38.8m 3@6m
4 17th Aug Volnay, Porthallow Bay 46mins 22.6m 3@6m
5 18th Aug Hellopes, Mounts Bay 36mins 36.6m 8@6m
6 18th Aug Lady Charlotte, St Marys 32mins 16.0m -
7 19th Aug The Cita, St Marys 33mins 37.0m 3@6m
8 19th Aug Snorkelling with seals 30mins - -
9 19th Aug Menawethen, Gt Innis Vouls 43mins 19.8m 3@6m
10 20th Aug The Cita, St Marys 36mins 36.9m 3@6m
11 20th Aug Craggan Rocks, Cadgwith 16mins 18.3m -
12 21st Aug Varse Reef, The Manacles 34mins 36.0m 3@6m
13 21st Aug SS Rose Hill, Whitsand Bay 27mins 31.9m 4@6m
14 22nd Aug Totnes Castle 28mins 43.9m 1@6m; 7@3m
TOTALS: 7 DAYS 13 locations 458mins / 7.63 hours Avg: 29.6 metres -

More information on the the Isles of Scilly and its wrecks can be found at the following links:

DiverNet article: Treasures of the West
DiverNet article: UK cruising (Mv Maureen of Dart)

 

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