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 over The Ledges a nearby reef or drift under the Brighton Pier if on a High tide.
Technical dives are arranged and usually midweek - CALL.
COVID BOAT RULES FROM SKIPPER - MAX 10 DIVERS
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£68 with own kit inc 2 boat Dives
Kit Hire available - CALL
We also conduct Deep EanX, and Wreck Specialty Courses.
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.
Follow the M23 (S) to Brighton - BN2 5UP, 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 down onto pontoon and boat. Then re-park in the Multi-storey free car park all day.
Alternatively park on level 7 or 6 in Car Park and walk accross bridge on Level 6 down 2 ramps to pontoon in picture. Large Trollies are available to use with a £1, Steve has his own one by his Channel Diver boat to share out.
Do a Lateral Flow Test night before or morning of diving & send us proof