Today we mark the passing of an extraordinary man.

Ray Ives was part of the fabric of our yard at Yacht Haven Quay. A legend of the diving world. Charming, warm, caring and on occasion mischievous!

Ray was a natural story teller and entertainer; there was never a dull moment with Ray around. He was many things to many people, to us, he was our friend.

It won't be the same without you, Ray.

YHQ Ray Ives

A Life Underwater

Over a decade ago, with Ray's infamy growing among the diving community and Plymouth, Yacht Havens sponsored a film to document his love of the ocean. 

Ray: A Life Underwater went on to win countless awards and The Ray Ives Museum - colloquially known as Ray's Plaice - became a destination for budding divers, school trips, historians and more. 

You can re-watch this film here...

Ray: A Life Underwater

Produced and Directed by by Amanda Bluglass. Edited by Danny Cooke.

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