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Salcombe Wrecks and Reefs

Dates: 21st - 23rd May 2021

Price: £180 (excluding accomodation)

Come and join Go Dive for three days of diving on wrecks and reefs on Falcon II.

Come and join us for three days of diving on wrecks and reefs on Falcon II out of Salcombe.

Falcon II is based in the picturesque estuary of the River Dart in Devon, operating dive charters from Dartmouth and Salcombe, an ideal base from which to explore the numerous scenic reefs, rock pinnacles and wrecks of southern Lyme Bay, Start Bay and west to Bolt Trail.  The South coast of Devon has an excellent range of reefs and pinnacles to suit all diver grades, with an abundance of marine life, encouraged by the tidal streams.  The skipper has a detailed knowledge of these tidal flows and slack waters, which he uses to enable the best diving possible from each site.

Due to the strong tidal currents in the areas, wrecks are covered with sea life, anemones and deadmens fingers, and visibility can sometimes be as good as 20-30 metres.

Limited accommodation available at Alton Farm Campsite (speak to the shop team for more information). Alternative accommodation can be found locally.

To book talk to James in the shop or email sales@godive.net

Boat Spec:

  • spacious 10m Aquastar Heavy Duty Fast Fisherman with Ford Sabre 320hp diesel engine giving a cruising speed of 9 -10 knots;
  • MCA Category 2 licenced for 12 passengers and 2 crew (although we prefer to charter for 10 divers to give more space);
  • Fully equipped to MCA standard with full safety equipment, first aid kit, therapeutic oxygen kit and electric dive lift;
  • 2 DSC VHF radios, radar, 2 modern chart-plotters and sonar, one with new Donwnvision (excellent for locating wrecks and sites);
  • spacious, comfortable and sheltered deck area with dedicated kit-up stations;
  • highly manoeuvrable, with bow thruster and second helm position, enabling her to get in close for diver pick up, or having a good look in coves;
  • spacious and comfortable seating area when used in passenger/exploration trips;
  • good galley facilities in the wheel house.  The kettle is always on and the boat team provide hot drinks, hot home made soup or chilli con carne and crusty bread on all their dive charters.  Chocolate biscuits and sometimes home made cake;
  • plenty or room for storage in the cabin, avoiding cluttering the deck area;
  • always work with an experienced crew for on deck assistance and comfort on dive charters.