Alternative Names: None
Type of Dive: Shallow shore dive with the wreckage of the 220-tonne French trawler Marguerite.
Suggested experience: Novice.
Travel directions: Google
Parking directions: In the car park or in brides lane, Google
Distance from Plymouth: 25 Miles 50 Mins
Lat & Long: N50.336559 W-4.497421 Post code PL13 2JA
Tides: Tide tables Best dived at at mid to low water as the bay is completly flooded at high tide.
Site entry/exit: Google
Underwater directions: On main beach swim out on the left side looking in the gullys as they are full of sea life, at the third major gully head east until you find the large boiler of the marguerite.( it can be seen at low tide) if you swim beyond the wreck the reef drops down to around 15m
Site Hazards: No major hazards.
Nearest Public phone: In the Cafe
Mobile Network service: Info to follow.
Other comments: This dive can be found in the book 100 Best Dives in Cornwall by Charles Hood. There are three wrecks here a 220 ton steam trawler called the Margarita, the Austrian brig Ester and a west Indiaman called the Tregothick.
Pub: Crumplehorn Inn
Created by: Finstrokes
Cafe: Beach Cafe
Air & Nitrox fills: Looe Divers
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