Saturday, 19 December 2015

Congratulations to Alan on completing his JJ CCR Mod 2 course this week

Congratulations to Alan for completing his JJ-CCR Mod2 JJ-CCR course this week, starting out at Vobster Quay and finishing of at NDAC the last couple of days. Thanks as always to Ryan who kept us all safe through the course :-) I look forward to diving with you both again soon !!

Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Congratulations to Norman

Congratulations to Norman Day who completed his TDI JJ-CCR air diluent decompression diver course today at Stoney Cove :-) Enjoy your unit mate !!

Friday, 11 December 2015

Swimming with Manatees

I had the privilege of of swimming with Manatees (Sea Cows) this week :-) These amazing animals that are so playful and fun to be with !!

Saturday, 5 December 2015

Little River Spring

Great day today at Little River Spring :-)

Friday, 4 December 2015


Andy enjoying the SF2 at Ginnie Springs today :-)

Peacock Spring

Florida today :-) Andy seen here returning from Olsen Sink.

Peacock Spring Florida

Florida today :-) Andy seen here returning from Olsen Sink.

Sunday, 11 October 2015


4 more lucky new JJ-CCR owners we be receiving their new units this week :-) If you would like any further information regarding the JJ-CCR then please get in touch and let me know if i can help?

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

JJ- CCR TDI air deco course

It was a very wet start to Peter1, Peter2 and Bagdan's JJ-CCR TDI air deco diver course at Stoney Cove during the weekend, But we would not let the rain stop us having fun !! as always thanks for your help Jamie :-)


Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Another delivery of JJ-CCR's

Another delivery of JJ-CCR's has just arrived, so there will be some happy new JJ-CCR divers starting their user level courses this weekend :-)

Monday, 24 August 2015

Malin Head 2015

Another photo from the last Malin Head trip, again the U89, but this time a wider photo showing the group beavering around the wreck.

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Guns of the Audacious

A shot of Tony Youseman and Dave Hankin on their Mod 3 Hypoxic Trimix Course on the big guns of the Audacious. with Donald Cullen and Mevagh Dive Centre and Ocean Sea Water Swimming pool

Monday, 3 August 2015

Empire Heritage

We all had a great days diving on the Empire Heritage today.

Empire Heritage SS was built in 1930 by Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd of Newcastle upon Tyne. 508´x72.5´x50.5´. She was formerly called TAFELBERG before 1943. She was torpedoed on route from New York to Liverpool by German submarine U-482 with the loss of 113 lives when 15 miles North West of Malin Head. Carrying a cargo of 16,000 tons of fuel oil and 1,900 tons of deck cargo including Sherman Tanks.

Monday, 20 July 2015

TDI Technical DPV course

Today was the start of a TDI Technical DPV course at Stoney Cove. We had a great start with a theory session and 84min dive around the Cove :-)

Saturday, 18 July 2015

Congratulations to Guy on passing his AP rebreather course

It’s been a great week this week which has seen Guy pass his IANTD Inspiration rebreather course at Stoney Cove with the help of Jamie. 

Then today has seen the start of a Tech intro and Advanced nitrox course for Tony and Janine from Southern Scuba. We made a great start and have lots of fun to come :-)

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Cave diving in the South of France

So just back from a great week of Cave diving in the South of France and the 13 hour endless drive back, but home now and lots of kisses from Golfo for Father's Day smile emoticon its a quick pit stop and change of bags for me, as I have an early flight in the morning for some more rebreather fun smile emoticon living the dream !!!

Sunday, 31 May 2015

Congratulations to Mich and Ken on passing the TDI mixed gas course today

Congratulations to Mick and Kev on completing their TDI Trimix mixed gas course today. They have both been working hard the last few weeks towards this course and made their qualifying dive today :-)

Friday, 29 May 2015

Start of an IANTD normoxic Ccr course

We had a great start to Don McQueen and Ryan Dearnaley IANTD Normoxic Rebreather Course at Vobster Quay Inland Diving Centre yesterday smile emoticon Lots of skills and drills on the dives and now we look forward to completing the course in the Red Sea next week with Kljdivertravel Fordivers !!

Monday, 25 May 2015

IANTD mod 3 course

Last weekend saw the start of an IANTD Mod 3  Full Trimix course for Tony and David, which will be finished later in the year on the wrecks of Malin Head. The guys worked hard on their skills and seemed to enjoy there bailout accent with 2 gas switches from depth ;-) We still have some hard work ahead, but looking forward to getting back to Malin finishing it off :-)

Friday, 22 May 2015

JJ CCR course

Congratulations to Paul and Jamie who completed their IART JJ-CCR courses this week at Stoney Cove :-) A very interesting course which ended with both students in hire drysuits due to one thing or another :-( Ellen came to the rescue and drove up to Stoney Cove to bring me my drysuit instructor card, so that they could hire the suits :-)

Thursday, 14 May 2015

Deco Time

Deco Time :-) The total runtime of the dive was longer than the flight from the U.K to Malta !!

Saturday, 9 May 2015

Congratulations to Andy and Kate :-)

Congratulations to Kate and Andy :-) Andy completed his CCR normoxic mixed gas course and Kate completed her TDI air diluent decompression diver course. Welcome to the world of rebreathers Kate, you have made an awesome start (best student i have ever had), and i hope you will have many happy dives to come !!!  

Thursday, 16 April 2015

A busy week so far

It’s been a busy few days this week, starting at the weekend with Andy and Kate Open​, who were making their theory sections for their upcoming courses in Malta. Then to James who has been working towards his TDI OC normoxic trimix course and today with Paul Simpson​ who started his TDI Advanced Nitrox course in preparation for his JJ-CCR course starting in a few weeks :-) Also pictured is a REAL wife who supplied her husband with brain food for the course, otherwise know as chocolate profiteroles (take note Ellen Gration​ ;-)

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Saturday, 4 April 2015

TDI Classic Inspiration Mod 1 course

The last 3 days have seen Andy working hard towards his TDI AP Classic Inspiration Mod 1 course, We just have a little more work to put in to really perfect the buoyancy, trim and skills. Keep up the good work Andy, we are nearly there :-)

Friday, 27 March 2015

Just Back from the Caves of France

Just back from a great week in the Caves of France and now getting ready for ART course for John and Paul over the next few days :-) Also first dives in the new Otter drysuit, which has been a pleasure to dive in :-) Thank you John Womack and Otter !!

Sunday, 22 March 2015

UK Mine and Cave weekend

Great weekend mine diving with Mark Vaughan , UK Mine/Cave Diving and Exploration and the new camera :-), but as i still don't even have a clue what all the buttons and knobs do on the camera, i have some work ahead of me !!

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Kev and Mick's Normoxic Trimix Course

We had a very enjoyable weekend with Kev Hines and Mick Foley at NDAC making a start on their Open Circuit Normoxic Trimix Course. We still have some hard work ahead of us, but its been a great start :-) Now i've driven up to Stoney Cove to start another JJ-CCR Mod 1 course  tomorrow for Slavek and Wojciech ( two typical English names ;-) 

Friday, 13 March 2015

Monday, 9 March 2015

Golfo's going to work

I love it when I can take my boy to work :-)

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

JJ-CCR try dives at Stoney Cove

Yesterday saw some more JJ-CCR try dives at Stoney Cove, looks like with have another JJ diver coming soon with Slavek Szymczyk :-)
I’m now looking forward to tomorrow, which see's the start of an OC mixed gas course. 

Sunday, 1 March 2015

SRT training weekend

Had a great weekend on an SRT training course, which started at a disused quarry, then was put into practise in Carlswark Cavern
 and Giants Hole :-)

Friday, 27 February 2015

Tim and Mick completed their JJ crossover

Another two happy JJ-CCR divers :-) Welcome Tim and Mick to the JJ-CCR family !!

Welcome back Bob

A big welcome back to IART for Bob Scullion who is a very experienced Instructor Trainer . Bob will be teaching all IART courses including Instructor ratings. It’s good to have you with us Bob, we look forward to a great year together :-)

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Tim and Mick JJ crossover

Tim and Mick are getting to grips with their new Dive Can JJ-CCR's :-) We are all looking forward to a dip in Stoney Cove tomorrow :-)

Thursday, 12 February 2015

Crossover Courses

Ash Roberts has been working hard the last few days completing both a JJ and AP inspiration Classic crossovers with TDI :-) Congratulations Ash !! Now its time from me to catch the big bird, as I’m off to the Canary Islands for some more CCR Cavern fun, then Norway at the weekend :-) I think there may be a little difference in weather between the two destinations :-( !!

Crossover Courses

Ash Roberts has been working hard the last few days completing both a JJ and AP inspiration Classic crossovers with TDI :-) Congratulations Ash !! Now its time from me to catch the big bird, as I’m off to the Canary Islands for some more CCR Cavern fun, then Norway at the weekend :-) I think there may be a little difference in weather between the two destinations :-( !!

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Poseidon MKVI and Seven Course

Congratulations to Lee who completed his Poseidon MkVI crossover course at the weekend :-) 

Sunday, 1 February 2015

UK Mine/Cave

Great day today for the first UK Mine/ Cave meet and greet :-) also great presentation on some of the on going projects.

Friday, 30 January 2015

Cave Diving in France

Today is the last days diving in the South of France with Pascal BernabĂ© and Jehan Marie :-) A great week and good company !!

Thursday, 22 January 2015

Friday, 16 January 2015

Throwback Thursday

Here is a throwback Thursday photo taken during our GC Dive Centre time :-) Amazing Sea Horse at El Cabron !!

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

January JJ-CCR crossover course

Yesterday saw the start of another TDI JJ-CCR crossover course for Iain :-) The course is going well and we are looking to take it to the next level !!