Alternative Names: Strone Point, Loch Fyne
Type of Dive: Boat Dive, Shore dive (but a long walk from the parking)
Suggested experience: Sport Diver or equivalent
Distance from Glasgow: 55miles to A83 roadside parking for shore access. Alternative boat launch at St Catherine’s Slipway
Parking directions: Shore dive: Follow A83 towards Inveraray past the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar, follow the A83 past the chevrons at Strone Point, parking is a ¼ mile further on.
Boat Dive: Leaving Glasgow on the A82 turn left at Tarbet onto the A83, through Arrochar and over the rest and be thankful, turn left onto the A815. Continue to the village of St Catherine’s. Park at St Catherine’s Slipway opposite derelict Hotel
Lat & Long: N56:14:07 (56.235379) W5:02:48 (-5.046554) Google map
Tides: Tide tables
Depth: Shallows to depth (30m+)
Site entry/exit: Boat entry easy, Shore access looked tricky
Underwater directions: Head South from the shore, towards Inveraray
Site Hazards: silt, depth
Nearest Public phone: Inveraray
Mobile Network service: All major providers
Pub: The George Hotel Inveraray
Created By: Steve
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Dive Report: Boat Dived on 22-6-13. Fairly steep slope. Weed and Kelp covered boulder slope to around 10m, thinning to coarse sand, then sand and mud/silt mix. Dozens of fireworks anemones between 15-30m depth. Visibility was easily 10m+ @ 30m on the day. Abundant Dogfish.
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