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‘It’ll be reet!’ Eyemouth Trip Report
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‘It’ll be reet!’ Eyemouth Trip Report

‘It’ll be reet!’ was the motto of the weekend.
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Noah and the Wrecks – South Shields
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Noah and the Wrecks – South Shields

On the way up the rain was so heavy that at one point I was tempted to call the skipper to come and pick us up at the roadside with the boat.
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The not Bass Rock, but better than Bass Rock trip
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The not Bass Rock, but better than Bass Rock trip

Limping boat, dolphins, scooters, great visibility, leaks and sunshine………Just a brief summary of this week’s instalment of the ROHO 2019 calendar.
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Clyde trip report – a skipper’s perspective
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Clyde trip report – a skipper’s perspective

I like that Robin Hood Dive Club crowd, they make my life easy. There I was sitting at home on Friday in Dunoon by Holy Loch and my Facebook started pinging again.
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Weymouth Early Starts and a Wet Diver
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Weymouth Early Starts and a Wet Diver

Friday evening brought staggered arrival times in Weymouth but everybody eventually made it.
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Eyemouth Wolffish and Bacon Butties
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Eyemouth Wolffish and Bacon Butties

Worrisome weather reports gave way to glorious sunshine, great viz and brilliant weekend away.
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Curry & Karaoke
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Curry & Karaoke

A fun night was had by all at our latest outing to Lala’s.
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2019 Annual General Meeting
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2019 Annual General Meeting

Thank you to all who attended the Club AGM. Another successful run through of the annual formalities. Here's to a great 2019 dive season!
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The Newest Member of Our Mascot Family
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The Newest Member of Our Mascot Family

Say Hello to Theo, the latest addition to our club mascot menagerie. He likes nothing more than to sing along to the latest tunes on the radio and taunt his doggy siblings (who would very much like to eat him). Did you know that Budgies poop as often as every...
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2019 Dive Calendar
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2019 Dive Calendar

The 2019 dive calendar is now available. 
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Sunshine and shipwrecks in South Shields
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Sunshine and shipwrecks in South Shields

Friday night and 10 intrepid Robin Hood divers tootled sedately up the A19 to make South Shields in time for last orders. Well, 9 actually because Graham decided he'd rather get up at 4am and arrive saturday in time for ropes off. After a peaceful night in the Atlantis Guest...
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Sun, Seals and Soggy Suits
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Sun, Seals and Soggy Suits

As trips go this one was a bit like the Hokey Cokey. Divers booked on and off with a vengeance, but on the morning of July 21st, (first day of the summer holidays) we boarded glad tidings 7 with 15 divers: members, members of old, and members of the future....
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Eyemouth May 2018
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Eyemouth May 2018

A fab surface interval thanks to our skipper Derek Anderson.
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Furry Fashion
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Furry Fashion

I'm always in vogue don't you know, so on the day that the Queen has been spotted on the FROW (Google it if you're unfashionable) I am sporting my new Club gear. If you want to look as gorgeous as me (but perhaps less furry) why don't you get in...
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Club Dog Goes to Show
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Club Dog Goes to Show

I thought mummy was taking me to Crufts when she said we were off to The Show- I really did. I combed my fluffy feet, put on my best coat and stopped thinking about birdies n bunnies for a while in my excitement. Turns out she meant the Great Northern...
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Club Dog Award Ceremony
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Club Dog Award Ceremony

Well what a night - my tail is worn out with wagging and my paws are pulsating after presenting lots of hotly contested and incredibly prestigious awards to members of the Club last night. It was of course Club AGM night and once we had heard from the chair person...
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Don’t forget to test all your kit
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Don’t forget to test all your kit

Well its a wintry day out there all you non-hairy  divers - I'm looking forward to getting my paws chilly in the white stuff after work. Mum has bought me a gorgeous new coat which I need to try out in extreme conditions. Its a touch humiliating that she and...
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New Season Welcome from Lady
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New Season Welcome from Lady

Hi, here are am checking out the weather in St Abbs, looks great to me! Hope you all have a fabulous dive season for 2018. While you're here, take a look at the new dive calendar:  Lots of woofs Lady
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Gozo and Malta 2017 Video Highlights
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Gozo and Malta 2017 Video Highlights

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Weekend Trip Report from Sebastian Seal
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Weekend Trip Report from Sebastian Seal

October is a busy season for us. Lots of people come to the Farne Islands to use our underwater rehabilitation services. Humans have very sad dreary lives on land as I understand it and so it is our duty and pleasure to welcome them into our underwater environment to play...
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Let Me Out!
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Let Me Out!

If I was a student of psychology I would get a job at an escape room immediately. How much fun do those voyeurs have that watch the gamers and type cast everyone so quickly into doers, non-doers, and people who like being locked up and playing with padlocks. Even though...
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Dunbar – The windy city
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Dunbar – The windy city

Dunbar, a magical place in Scotland with castles, big rocks covered in bird poo, Tennent’s lager, a cement factory and a nuclear power station but nowhere to get your cylinders filled! Friday afternoon and off we go to the land of said ‘bird poo rock’ with more cylinders than you...
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Wreck wombling weekend
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Wreck wombling weekend

When Gary, aka Great Uncle Bulgaria – the oldest and wisest of the Wimbledon Wombles and their leader, asked if anybody wanted to help clean the Glanmire wreck of rubbish, we wombles jumped at the chance. Little did we know that temperatures would plunge to below freezing and Angus, the...
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Farnes – The Final Frontier
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Farnes – The Final Frontier

A final trip report : Farnes 22nd October 2016 Last trip of the season and there we were on the steps at Seahouses contemplating the waves INSIDE the harbour. Two divers said feck it and went back home which meant the rest of us had a lovely big empty-ish boat...
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Newbie Thoughts on Anglesey
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Newbie Thoughts on Anglesey

3rd dive trip and still the newbie in the club, excited and raring to go, not had much information on the plan or where to stay, everyone else seems to just ‘know’, turns out its not magic, it’s just our illustrious trip sec having the wrong number for me…………………twice! So...
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It’s a Dogs Life
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It’s a Dogs Life

Trip Report by Lady, Club Dog St Abbs 24th & 25th September 2016 with Barry Shaw, Ruth Hair, Chris Handley, Graham Watters, Sheelagh Kay, Stuart Fox, Tim Saville, Liz Saville, Andy J Batley, Bev Batley. I love it when Auntie Wooof turns up in her big van on a Friday...
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Manx Mania
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Manx Mania

The vans were all packed carefully with several tonnes of kit and baggage and cool bags and beers and we set off on yet another Manx adventure. The steampacket company duly delivered us all safely to Douglas and we arrived at Mike keggan’s place in Port St Mary by teatime....
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Tynemouth – Diving, Curry and Imodium
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Tynemouth – Diving, Curry and Imodium

  In a bid to get the best Trip Sec Award I pulled out all the stops: Facebook event – Check Text messages – Check E-mail – Check A full guide to the arrangements, directions, parking, food etc – Check (But more on this later.) Finally the day arrives, it’s...
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Bowling, Banter and Buffet Night
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Bowling, Banter and Buffet Night

Continuing our recent spate of Club non-diving-but-a-lot-of-drinking weekends, an intrepid lot set off from the four corners of West Yorkshire to gather in the big smoke and wage war against one another with balls and skittles. After beers one, two, three and four in Wither-away-spoons, that well known quality hostelry...
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Success at Piratefest
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Success at Piratefest

St Abbs residents gripped their fishing nets in fear as 40 Pirates hit the sleepy diving village, parked up their longboats and campervans and drank Grog ’til it ran out of their noses. The 80% chance of rain never materialised but the biting Easterly wind certainly did. It has been...
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