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A Day Trip to Newhaven – 14 August 2021

By Mathilde Chartier “Finally” was the word on my mind as I headed to Victoria station Saturday morning. The other word was: “Oh God what have I got myself into?”. It was my first UK sea dive, and my first

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Eddie Beagley, RIP

It is with great sadness and not a little nostalgia that we commemorate the life of Eddie Beagley, one of Clidive’s co-founders, who passed away on 24 August 2021. From Clidive’s winning Heinke Trophy Submission (2020) ‘Eddie took up snorkelling

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From the archive: The most fun you can have in your thermals

I recently came across the text of a trip report I wrote in February 2009 – too long ago to still be on the Clidive website, but very appropriate given the weather we’ve just been experiencing. Enjoy! “Golly”, said Olli,

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AGM 2020 – the Highlights

By Elaine Hendry Friday 20 November saw Clidive holding its first ever remote Annual General Meeting, with 26 members gathering online to hear from  the outgoing committee, elect a new one and congratulate this year’s award winners. Despite the year

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A Rare Weekend in West Bay – September 2020

By Elaine Hendry & Alasdair Green Should we or shouldn’t we? Clidive has had several attempts to organise a weekend diving out of West Bay on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast. Historic wrecks litter the chart, including the famous M2 submarine, the

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