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Seasearch Diving

Seasearch dives are organised by Seasearch local coordinators and a number of the participating organisations. We list all of the dives we know about below but you can also contact your local regional co-ordinator for the latest information.

You need to be a qualified diver before you can take part in Seasearch organised dives. Minimum qualifications are BSAC Sports Diver, PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, SAA Club Diver or CMAS 2 Star equivalent. You need to have done at least 20 dives of which 10 should have been in temperate sea water. You will also need to have a diving medical certificate or a Sports Diver medical self-declaration and have 3rd party diving insurance.  Preference is always given to those who have attended Seasearch courses.

Seasearch is not a diver training organisation and we insist that you do not dive beyond your previous level of experience on our dives. For some dives there may be higher experience levels required, depending on the likely conditions.

Dates arranged so far for the rest of 2016 and 2017 are listed below. Dives will be added to this list as they are confirmed. If you would like to host a Seasearch dive please contact the National Coordinator Charlotte Bolton to get your dive added to the list.

 

Date

Location

Type of survey

Contact/info

Sat 11th December 2016 CANCELLED Shore dives Seasearch Scotland - Natalie Hirst
Sat 14th January 2017 Loch Long or Greenock (TBC) Shore dives Seasearch Scotland - Natalie Hirst
Sat 18th February TBC Shore dives Seasearch Scotland - Natalie Hirst
Sat/Sun 11th/12th March Orkney Bay of Ireland Palaeolandscape Assessment - led by the Archaeological Institute UHI Email to register interest: Seasearch Scotland - Natalie Hirst
Friday 14th - Wednesday 19th April Outer Hebrides Hardboat (Gaelic Rose) liveaboard Seasearch Scotland - Natalie Hirst
Sat/Sun 29th/30th April Exact sites TBC (weather-dependent!) Hardboat (Atlantic Blue) from Milford Haven Seasearch S&W Wales - Kate Lock
Saturday 14th May Rathlin Boat dives (Aquaholics) Seasearch Northern Ireland - Charmaine Beer/Sally Stewart-Moore
Sat/Sun 14th/15th May Newquay (Newquay & The Gannel MCZ) Boat dives(Atlantic Diver) Cornwall Seasearch - Matt Slater
Thurs/Fri 18th/19th May The Lizard Hardboat (Celtic Cat) Chris Wood
Sat/Sun 20th/21st May Porthkerris/Manacles Shore/boat (Celtic Kitten) dives Chris Wood
Sat/Sun 20th/21st May Moray Firth/Lossiemouth (TBC) RIB dives (North East Dive) Seasearch Scotland - Natalie Hirst
Sat/Sun 20th/21st May Exact sites TBC (weather-dependent!) Hardboat (Atlantic Blue) from Milford Haven Seasearch S&W Wales - Kate Lock
Sat/Sun 3rd/4th June Prawle/Start Point/Blackstone Reefs Boat dives Devon Seasearch - Chris Webb
Tues/Weds 6th/7th June Eddystone/Bolt/Prawle Reefs Boat dives Devon Seasearch - Chris Webb
Saturday 10th June (afternoon) Scarborough Harbour - Between Filey and Hayburn Wyke Boat dives (Condor) with South Bay Scuba Seasearch NE England - Paula Lightfoot
Sat/Sun 10th/11th June Loch Creran Serpula reefs RIB dives Seasearch Scotland - Natalie Hirst or Seasearch Argyll - Owen Paisley
Sat/Sun 17th/18th June Exact sites TBC (weather-dependent!) Hardboat (Atlantic Blue) from Milford Haven Seasearch S&W Wales - Kate Lock
Sunday 18th June From Mill Dam, South Shields - Durham Heritage Coast Boat dives (Spellbinder II) Seasearch NE England - Paula Lightfoot
Saturday 24th June Skerries Boat dives (Aquaholics) Seasearch Northern Ireland - Charmaine Beer/Sally Stewart-Moore
Sat/Sun 24th/25th June Lyme Bay Hard boat from Lyme Regis (Blue Turtle) Nick Owen
Sat/Sun 8th/9th July NRW Skomer MCZ fish/scallop survey Hardboat (Overdale/Eva Ann) Seasearch S&W Wales - Kate Lock
Saturday 1st July (morning) Scarborough Harbour - Between Filey and Hayburn Wyke Boat dives (Condor) with South Bay Scuba Seasearch NE England - Paula Lightfoot
Sunday 2nd July Killough Boat dives Seasearch NI - Charmaine Beer/Sally Stewart-Moore
Sun-Tues 2nd-4th July Eddystone/Bolt/Prawle Reefs Boat dives Devon Seasearch - Chris Webb
Sat/Sun 8th/9th July Porthkerris/Manacles hardboat (Celtic Kitten) Cornwall Seasearch - Matt Slater
Sat/Sun 8th/9th July NRW Skomer MCZ fish/scallop survey Hardboat (Overdale/Eva Ann) Seasearch S&W Wales - Kate Lock
Sat/Sun 15th/16th July Poole/Swanage Bay Hard boat from Swanage (Swanage Boat Charters) Dorset Seasearch - Lin Baldock
Sat-Mon 15th-17th July Lyme Bay Reefs Boat dives from Lyme Regis Devon Seasearch - Chris Webb
Sunday 16th July (morning) Scarborough Harbour - Between Filey and Hayburn Wyke Boat dives (Condor) with South Bay Scuba Seasearch NE England - Paula Lightfoot
Sat/Sun 22nd/23rd July Exact sites TBC (weather-dependent!) Hardboat (Atlantic Blue) from Milford Haven Seasearch S&W Wales - Kate Lock
Sat/Sun 29th/30th July Poole Bay Hard boat from Poole (Rocket) Dorset Seasearch - Lin Baldock
Sunday 30th July From Mill Dam, South Shields - Coquet to St Mary's MCZ or South Tyneside Boat dives (Spellbinder II) Seasearch NE England - Paula Lightfoot
Saturday 5th August East Antrim coast Boat dives (Aquaholics) Seasearch Northern Ireland - Charmaine Beer/Sally Stewart-Moore
Sat/Sun 5th/6th August Portland Hard boat from Portland (Scimitar) Dorset Seasearch - Lin Baldock
Mon/Tues 14th/15th August Lundy Boat dives Devon Seasearch - Chris Webb
Saturday 19th August From Mill Dam, South Shields - Durham Heritage Coast Boat dives (Spellbinder II) Seasearch NE England - Paula Lightfoot
Sat/Sun 19th/20th August Eddystone/Bolt/Prawle Reefs Boat dives Devon Seasearch - Chris Webb
Sunday 27th August From Mill Dam, South Shields - Coquet to St Mary's MCZ or South Tyneside Boat dives (Spellbinder II) Seasearch NE England - Paula Lightfoot
Sat/Sun 2nd/3rd September Prawle/Start Point/Blackstone Reefs Boat dives Devon Seasearch - Chris Webb
Sunday 3rd September Carlingford Lough Boat dives Seasearch NI - Charmaine Beer/Sally Stewart-Moore
Sunday 10th September From Mill Dam, South Shields - Durham Heritage Coast Boat dives (Spellbinder II) Seasearch NE England - Paula Lightfoot
Fri-Sun 15th-17th September Lyme Bay Reefs Boat dives from Lyme Regis Devon Seasearch - Chris Webb
Saturday 16th September From Mill Dam, South Shields - Coquet to St Mary's MCZ or South Tyneside Boat dives (Spellbinder II) Seasearch NE England - Paula Lightfoot
Sunday 17th September Waterfoot/Red Bay seagrass Boat dives (Aquaholics) Seasearch Northern Ireland - Charmaine Beer/Sally Stewart-Moore
Sat/Sun 23rd/24th September Exact sites TBC (weather-dependent!) Hardboat (Atlantic Blue) from Milford Haven Seasearch S&W Wales - Kate Lock
Sat/Sun 7th/8th October Lyme Bay Hard boat from Lyme Regis (Blue Turtle) Dorset Seasearch - Lin Baldock
 
 

 

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