20,000 Leagues Under The Sea - The Diving Thread

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Twin 10’s so it’s not much different to a single 15, still it’s a cumbersome lump out of the water....in the water it’s fantastic, going back plate and wing was deffo a good move for me personally !
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in the water it’s fantastic, going back plate and wing was deffo a good move for me personally !
I could never get along with those stainless backplates back in the day but I always had the granddaddy of all wings on my deep rig to make sure I could get off the bottom no matter what but last summer I dived twins with a backplate on Zinobia and it was perfectly comfortable so either they've got more comfy or I was just being fussy in a former life.
Back to a single 15 and a stab jacket now. All the best diving is in 20m.
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More biological padding these days Bill 😉
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Ok not sure how I managed to make that smiley HUGE !?
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Another good dive today, with the notable exception to the sea sickness “bork”

His evilness even had time for a cheesy grin before we descended too.
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That was a very pleasant little swim along a shipwreck. Couple of minor glitches but that's just training and we noted the usual crop of aches and pains once back aboard but the little boat performed perfectly and our skills are polishing up a treat. The old diving bug is coming back and, don't forget, it's our love of diving that started all of this in the first place.
I can see us doing a lot if diving next year if we're still waiting on the museum.
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I would very much like to get the original lift team together and get some professional shots done of us on a wreck somewhere, that would be pretty awesome.

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You'd best find something that dries at low tide then. Not many are still diving and Carl never returns my calls...
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Probably a bit problematic then.

Some proper shots nonetheless would be good, just not whilst I am being sea sick on the shot line !
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Indeed - that did look like a rather severe attack of wanting to spew and there's nothing worse on God's earth. Many a time I've laid in the bilges wishing someone would shoot me to put me out of my misery but after a few trips out it gets better. Promise.
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