Scuba Santa Dive (Dec 2010)

by Pete. 2nd December, 2010 : Scuba Santa’s are holding their annual Charity fund raiser and World Record attempt for the most numbers of Santa’s diving at the same time (158 last year) at Vobster Quay on Sunday 19th December. There are no extra fee’s (apart from normal Vobster diving costs) but all money raised through…

AGM (Nov 2010)

by Pete. 1st November, 2010 : Agenda Opening Address – The Chairman welcomed the 21 members & 1 non-member present Reading and Approval of the 2009 AGM Minutes – Approved Chairman’s Report – A good year’s diving & social activities. Boat storage at Plymouth has been successful. Frank Rogers stepped aside in favour of David…

Photo Competition (Nov 2010)

by Pete. 16th November, 2010 : This years’ photo competition was slightly different. Entries were printed on up to A4 and displayed at the club each Monday evening. Voting then took place using PEN AND PAPER  (That’s the luddite vote secured !!!! )

Diving Talks (Oct 2010)

by Pete. 19th October, 2010 : Might be of interest… Arctic Diving and Other Adventures, a talk by Andy Torbet and Martin McGrath Thursday 28th October, Severnside SAC at 19:30, ticket £5 including half-time nibbles Martin is a professional dive guide for expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic – and has tons of brilliant stories to…

Dive as Deep as you Dare (Oct 2010)

by Pete. 19th October, 2010 : May be of interest ; fellow BSAC member & Bristol local, Dave Blackmore, of the BSAC Portway SAC 524 Bristol has written and published his long awaited book called “Dive as Deep as you Dare “.  Dave has been working hard remembering his thoughts and experiences from his many years of diving…

Wreck to Reef Portland (Aug 2010)

by Mike. 24th August, 2010 : Of interest… The Chalk and Cheese executive has officially ratified the funding of £111,000 for the Wreck to Reef Sanctuary Project Funding will go towards: • The capital and implementation cost of the first two lobster restocking reefs, as early as Feb 2011. • Capital cost toward the third…

We’re looking for heroes (Jul 2010)

by Bob. 15th July, 2010 : A message from BSAC: Is there someone in your club who is going the extra mile…and making a positive impact on your branch diving this summer? Then why not nominate them for BSAC’s Branch Volunteer of the Year 2010 – they could win a Suunto D6 for their efforts!  You can nominate online now…

Southwest Dive Show (Aug 2010)

by Pete. 12th July, 2010 : A dive show in our area – we should support this: Subaquaholics are launching the official ‘Southwest Dive Show’ 2 days of complete fun, August 21st and 22nd, with all the industry major manufacturers, guest speakers, dive kit demos & trials, hog roast, live bands., go-carts, quad bikes, crazy golf, prize…

Accelerated Decompression Procedures (Apr 2010)

by Laurence. 15th April, 2010 : After thorough research and development BSAC launched ADP in early April, the positive responses have been beyond expectations . . . . ‘terrific course’ . . . ‘best course so far!’ . . . ‘excellent supporting materials’ These are just some examples of feedback received. For full information about…