Brighton Channel Diver


Diving on Saturdays, Sundays or the odd midweek days. All year round weather permitting. Min Advanced diver cert preferred and min 10+ UK dives. 2 dive day, firts dive on a wreck 20-40m, and second dive after a 1-2hr surface interval will be a drift dive on a nearby reef

Technical dives are arranged and usually midweek - CALL.

Sample Recreational wreck sites

  • Duchess 22m
  • The City of Brisbane 22-26m
  • Unknown small wreck 28m
  • FD Lambert 28m
  • Oceana 28m to seabed
  • Lullington 29m
  • Ramsgarth 25-30m
  • Fortuna 28-32m
  • Alaunia 35m
  • The Braunton 36m


  • Wear face shield/covering while loading and unloading kit from car to boat to car.
  • Stay outside or use shelter area if can maintain 2m Social distancing.
  • Change outside.
  • Toilet is open and can be used
  • Bring own Hand Sanitizer
  • Use defog NOT spit with bottle of water to tip all contents over side.
  • Anyone who has had or suspected of having COVID-19 is not allowed unless they have a certificate from a Dr saying they are Fit to Dive.
  • Max 8 divers on board
  • Bring own food and drinks as nothing provided on boat.
  • No large O'Three Bags. Bring crates to put everything in and/or folding dry bags for clothes so to reduce clutter and keep everything outside and well protected.
  • *******Normal rules you book you pay********

Fees - Club Members

£65 with own kit inc 2 boat Dives

Kit Hire available - CALL

Fees - Non Club Members

£5 Supplement

We also conduct Deep EanX, and Wreck Specialty Courses.

Channel Diving

The Waterfront

Brighton Marina


East Sussex


Skippers Mobile: 07970 674799 (Steve)

Channel Diver is a 36ft SouthBoats 36/11 catamaran, built to D.O.T. specification and conforming to Marine Safety Agency requirements, she is licensed to carry 12 passengers  + 3 crew up to 60 miles from any safe haven. Powered by her twin FPT Iveco NEF engines, each producing 370hp, can give a boat cruising speed of 18 knots and a top boat speed of 25 Knots.

Fitted with the Latest Electronic aids which include  GPS’s,  PC / plotter, Radar, AIS ship recognition system, depth  sounders, VHF radio’s.     

Safety equipment includes two Oxygen Therapy Units, always ready for emergency use and for which there is no charge, a 1st Aid Kit is also carried. A liferaft and life jackets for 16 people, and a full flare pack is carried at all  times.  Whilst on the boat 3rd party insurance cover up to £3m provided.

The shelter area has seating for 12 people with hot air heating to keep you warm. There is Tea & coffee making  facilities, which you can just help yourselves too at any time. A wall mounted monitor screen relays navigation data from the wheelhouse or if you prefer you can just watch a DVD.

There is also a torch, camera and laptop charging facility as we have 12Volt, 24Volt and 240Volt  power supply onboard. There is an onboard toilet, which is manually operated and  a wash  hand basin, which has hot & cold water. Easy access onto the boat when loading & unloading,

this is done through the doors on the stern or the side door on the starboard side.

A centre bench system for your dive gear, runs down the centre of the boat, cylinders on top and dive boxes and bags underneath, this keeps the  deck clutter free and easy to walk around.

Directions - From M25 Junction 7

Follow the M23 (S) to Brighton, head for the Marina. Go past Asda on your left, go over roundabout onto Marina Way, and turn right at mini roundabout up ramp - in front of the Hotel & Restaurants & adjacent to the West Quay pub. Unload, keep vehicles to the right do not block ramp, trolley kit onto pontoon and boat. Then re-park in the Multi-storey free car park all day. The boat is on the same pontoon as the Brighton Pagoda Chinese Restaurant. Or park in the multi-storey at level 6, trolley kit down ramps onto pontoon passing the Chinese restaurant.