The Thesis, Oban

26 Mar

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Just home form a 2 day dive trip to Oban, the Sound of Mull. Had 4 great dives including, the Hispania, The Shuna, The Thesis and the Breda. The Thesis was by far the best conditions, probably because it lies on a shingle bottom, so no silt. The highlight of the dive was swimming around inside the hull at the bow. There are large openings making it very safe for minor penetration. Technically it is an overhead environment, but as you are never more than a few fin kicks from the holes in the hull the risk is minimal. It is quiet surreal to watch people HID torches bouncing around inside the wreck when you are swimming outside or vice-versa. I can imagine it being even better with alot of fish life around. When do they all get back from their vacation??? anyone….

Found this video too on Youtube, enjoy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OADIO4uBE_0

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3 Responses to “The Thesis, Oban”

  1. Ray Finlay March 27, 2007 at 9:02 pm #

    Lovely! Viz looks great, glad you had a good trip. I hear Richard has a new boat??

    See you soon.

    Ray

  2. kevin donnelly March 28, 2007 at 4:10 pm #

    video turned out great,keep up the good work!

  3. Dave March 28, 2007 at 10:43 pm #

    @R yeah new boat is great, apart from the ladder!! See you when you are over, give me a shout before

    @K Thanks, although I see lots wrong with it I think generally they are getting better

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