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MIN DEPTH: 21 metres
MAX DEPTH: 25 metres
LOCATION: Far Side of Lake
  • Interior fittings

  • Protruding metal
  • Overhead environment
  • Loss of visibility
  • Entanglement
  • Depth

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Pete's Lurve Shack - aka the Vobster Quay Caravan - is lowered into the water...

Live it up in luxury inside this fully-equipped caravan - all mod-cons provided!

Divers with suitable penetration training will enjoy exploring inside the caravan...
If you're travelling to Vobster Quay and require somewhere to stay overnight, there are plenty of hotels and bed & breakfast accommodations in the local area that will be happy to put you up for the night.

For those looking for something a little different, though, be sure to check out Vobster Quay's very own onsite accommodation... Pete's Lurve Shack.

Donated by a former Vobster Quay staff member, Pete's Lurve Shack is a fully-equipped caravan that now lies submerged in the lake at a maximum depth of 25 metres. With lovely views of the lake and all mod cons, we regret that the damp-proofing isn't what it used to be. For divers in need of a quick stop over, though, it's well worth a visit.

To allow easy penetration for the suitably qualified, we've increased the height of the main window at the front of the caravan. Inside you'll find a lot of the original fittings still in place including a cooker, sink and even a shower! Now consigned to the depths of Vobster Quay, visiting Pete's Lurve Shack is more fun than a week in Skegness.

Unless you're trained and comfortable inside a confined space, we strongly recommend that you peer in through the windows rather than enter the caravan directly - leave the 'big push' to those more qualified to do so. We recommend a torch too - it can get pretty dark in there!
SAFETY FIRST: Only very experienced divers with overhead environment training should enter the caravan. Movement inside both is very restrictive and the cold, darkness and depth can be very disorientating. If in doubt, DO NOT ENTER!

28-04-2016   11:25



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POSTED: 11th April 2016

Temp and Viz update: No complaints over the weekend with most divers reporting around 9-10m around the Jacquin and crushing works. However, one intrepid team reported good viz at 34m! At the bottom of the deep shot, the tie off was visible and the lake bed below it. Those who know Vobster know this is a rare event indeed! Surface temp over 8 degrees now, 6-7 below, but warmer in the shallows. Will update on the return of the thermocline! Cheers, Tim

POSTED: 11th April 2016


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POSTED: 01st April 2016

Pre night dive viz and temp update: The surface temp has climbed back up to a psychological 8 degrees this week - still not quite wetsuit weather for most of us (apart from the insanely hardy open water swimmers who have knocked out a weekly lap, neoprene free all Winter). The photo from Vobster regular Phil Cleverely is from Easter Monday and gives an idea that around the plane we're good to go now and improving! Come on down Thursday evening for some nocturnal meanderings. Cheers, Tim

POSTED: 30th March 2016

Tuesday viz update: First divers out today report the following...

6-8m platforms 8m+ viz. Full length of shop platform (7m long) easily visible.

12m road - 4m

18m Jacquin - similar 4m.

24m Caravan - reports from yesterday varied, some say poor 4m some say more.... standby!

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POSTED: 29th March 2016

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