3 members of LSAC met up with 2 members of DSAC at Stoney Cove on a bright sunny morning. As it was a Monday (in March) and not very busy, they managed to get a nice spot on the bottom car park close to the water. The water temperature is slowly warming up, it was about 6 degrees, (click photo or title for more)
Dave Audsley and David Lanham went on a week’s diving holiday to Hurghada, Egypt from the 23rd to the 30th of April. We stayed at the Hilton Plaza hotel and did all our diving with the onsite Emperor Dive centre. Others divers travelling to Hurghada beware there is more than one Hilton hotel in Hurghada (click for more)
Dive boat Marine, Guide Gareth, site El GiGi, 200bar in 60out, vis not so good 7-15m
Highlights included Blue Spotted ray, shoal of hunting Trevally, Lion fish and shoals of Pipe Fish much more relaxed dive able to take in more.
Day two 25-3-12, dive three: Marine, Guide Shaun, site Gota Abu Ramada, 15m 64mins, 21degs water temp, 20-25m vis, 200bar in 50 out, windy and sunny.
Zodiac entry East side of reef with just Dave A and myself diving this site. Dived through and around round large coral pinnacles (click for more)
Dive four: West side of Gota Abu Ramada
Six divers, Zodiac entry, dived the west side of reef another very ‘pretty’ dive teeming with life. Lots of inquisitive Nemo fish and saw some Barracuda attacking shoal of Goat fish.