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 Postcode PL13 2JA Google
Tides: Tide tables Best dived at mid to low water as the bay is completely flooded at high tide.
Underwater directions: On main beach swim straight out looking in the gully's as they are full of sea life, at the third major gully heading West (right facing the sea) 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
Air & Nitrox: Looe Divers
Site Hazards: No major hazards.
Nearest Public phone: Red phone box on the road down to the beach and 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
Cafe: Beach Cafe
Created by: Finstrokes
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