Type of Dive: Seilich is a shore dive on a sloping seabed in Loch Fyne.
Suggested Experience: Trainee and above
Travel directions: Leave Glasgow following the A82, at Tarbet follows the A83. Cross the Rest and Be Thankful, following the A83.
Take the A815 (signposted Dunoon). At Strachur, turn right onto B8000.
Follow the B800 for approx. 9 miles.
The site is around 300m before Anchor Point (Lephinchapel reef)
Parking directions: There is a soft verge, room for 2 or 3 cars
Lat & Long: 56.072789, -5.262083 Google
Tides: Tide tables Can be dived at any state of the tide.
Site entry/exit: Enter the water from the rocky beach as shown in the picture below.
Underwater directions: A short fin takes you to the lip of a rocky slope to 5m or so. The slope descends in sand from here.
Turn left, after about 5 mins, there’s a small cascade of boulders, petering out around 12-15m to sand.
A further few minutes fin, a similar cascade of boulders. Beyond here, another 5 mins or so takes you onto a proper, rocky, stepped descent to 15m+
Nearest Public phone: Leanach (on B8000)
Mobile Network service: EE, Tesco, Vodaphone
Accommodation: Creggans Inn, Strachur.
Pub: Creggans Inn. Clachan Bar, Strachur
Cafe: Bay Cottage, Strachur
Links: None I can find
Created by: Steve Mclaughlin
Surface Photos: Steve Mclaughlin
U/Water Photos: By Steve Mclaughlin
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