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Brixham Weekend 11/12 June 2016

11/06/2016 @ 09:00 - 12/06/2016 @ 15:00

Free

Brixham Camping/Debris Dive/Beach Clean Weekend

On the Saturday we’re diving Hopes Nose, a popular fishing spot. With the focus being the removal of ghost fishing gear, mostly decades worth of monofilament fishing line which has now formed matted bundles on the sea floor. A local diver Peter Glanvill highlighted this major and persistent problem to us. Unfortunately, he’s seen first hand the damage its causing to marine and bird life. Please watch his video to see the extent of the issue: https://youtu.be/a1vh6zvQiH4

We’re planning on joining forces with Baz from Brixham Dive Shack who has already carried out a large amount of ghost gear removal around Brixham. All suitably qualified divers are welcome to join us. Although, please confirm by clicking going so we have an idea of numbers.

The camping is at Upton Manor Farm a pretty family run campsite the good views, http://www.uptonmanorfarm.co.uk/ It costs £9 each per night, just mention fathoms free when booking and come find us. Camping one or two nights, depending on if you wish to travel on Friday or early Saturday. We’re also planning on evening BBQs.

Brixham Dive Shack https://m.facebook.com/Brixham-Dive-Shack-202745839838361/ can do cylinder fills at the £3 a fill and help with equipment loan should anyone need anything. Hopes nose boat dive Saturday 9am start, Max depth TBC. High tide 10:40 @ 5.6m. Sunday shore dive breakwater 10am, max depth 10m and Beach Clean breakwater bay 10 am Sunday. Baz mentioned that he’s recently seen dolphins in the bay and that if we’re lucky there are several resident seals that may decide to pay us a visit:)

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Details

Start:
11/06/2016 @ 09:00
End:
12/06/2016 @ 15:00
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/134548063621236/

Organiser

Rob Thompson
Email:
rob@fathomsfree.org
Website:
fathomsfree.org

Venue

Brixham
Brixham, Devon TQ5 United Kingdom + Google Map
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/294375810987431/