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The Avon, George Town - Open Water Dive

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The Avon, George Town - Open Water Dive
The Avon, George Town - Open Water Dive

Time & Location

24 Sept 2022, 9:10 am

George Town, 2 Ferry Blvd, George Town TAS 7253, Australia

About the event

Come along for a dive in George Town on The Avon!

The Tamar has some spectacular diving, but please remember visibility is typically poor and there will be current present. As with all Tamar dives, we suggest you carry an SMB & torch throughout the dive.

The Avon is a tugboat that was abandoned in York Cove after running aground at Low Head in 2012 and ended up taking in water and sinking. It now rests at around 17-18m deep and makes for a great local shore dive.

Location: York Cove 

Parking in the street at either the northern end of Esplanade S, George Town, or the corner of Ferry Boulevard / Adelaide Street

Meeting at 9.10am

Briefing at 9.40am

Entering the water by 9.55am

Scuba Gear: BYO. Equipment hire is available from Tasmanian Divers during business hours.

Contact: Call us in store during business hours if you have questions about the event

https://www.examiner.com.au/story/87559/ex-owner-saddened-at-sinking-of-avon/

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