Archive for August 2003

Dive #11: Bolivar wreck, Dublin Bay, Ireland

Place:Bolivar Wreck Buddy:Steve Parks
Weather:Sunny, breeze Type:Boat (Mariana)
Max. depth (m):11.0 Visibility (m):5
Time down:13:13 Dive time (mins):32
Average depth (m):0.0 Water temp. (C):0.0

Equipment: Own fins, wetsuit, booties, gloves, mask, weight belt. The rest was owned by DUSAC.

Notes: Did BSAC Sports Diver assessment S03. [lots of information about this wreck is available on www.irishwrecksonline.net (looks like a great website)]

Accumulated time under water: 4 hrs 21 mins

Dive #10: Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry, Ireland

Place:Not recorded Buddy:Not recorded
Weather:Beatiful, Sunny Type:Boat (Wey Chieftain)
Max. depth (m):26.0 Visibility (m):10
Time down:15:30 Dive time (mins):22
Average depth (m):0.0 Water temp. (C):0.0

Equipment: Own fins, wetsuit, booties, gloves, mask. Rented the rest

Notes: Dive with Derrynane Activity centre, Caherdaniel, Co. Kerry. The skipper of the boat was Tréalach. Buddy and others were PADI divers, but it is not a PADI dive centre. Cost was €45.00 including rental of necessary gear. The website for the dive centre is www.activity-ireland.com [seems to have nothing on it any more (January, 2009) though it has been a while now]

Accumulated time under water: 3 hrs 49 mins