Rescue operation is a model success

Roger Davidge had spent a couple of years building his beloved Lady Laura model boat, so he was understandably upset when it sunk to the bottom of Sunset Lake in Hampton.

Saturday, 23rd April 2016, 2:00 pm
Roger Davidge with Dr Robin Clark

Roger, though, contacted Dr Robin Clark, an instructor at Peterborough Sub-Aqua Club, to search the lake and recover his boat. Robin said: “Roger tried to find the boat, but even though the lake is only 1.5m deep the visibility of the water meant that it was impossible to find from the surface.

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“The lake was fairly murky but, as a UK diver, I’m used to those conditions! After a bit of searching I managed to locate the wreck and recovered it.”

Peterborough Sub-Aqua Club will be running dives for anybody who might be interested in learning to scuba dive at the Peterborough Lido, Bishop’s Road, throughout June.