Dive 5

Old Harry Rocks to 11.2 m

Went off the inflatable with Ron James (David Trought handling). No-one else came with us so it was rather luxurious having the boat all to ourselves. When we hit the bottom Ron scrabbled around with his gear and pulled out a slate upon which he wrote 'No current!' in blue letters. So we swam around a bit rather than drifting. Found another hermit crab and saw a bit of kelp. Stuck to the dive plan of leaving the bottom after 22 minutes, and did a practice stop of 1 minute at 6 metres. After the dive spent about an hour with Russell, David and Ron loading the boat onto Graeme Dibb's MG Maestro...heavy work.

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