Iona II Presentation (Nov 2011)

by Pete. (& Nick from Severnside) 20th October, 2011 : Graham Scott of Wessex Archaeology has offered to give an illustrated talk on the history and archaeology of the Iona II http://www.wessexarch.co.uk/blogs/splash/2007/10/17/iona-ii-lundy  and the wreck of its “sister ship” Iona I in the Clyde. As you might know, this is a protected wreck and our club (Severnside)…

SCUBA Diving 2015 Possibilities

Diving Report (Oct 2011)

by Mike. 1st October, 2010 : This year’s weather has been a bit better than last year and we have managed to achieve over 964 dives compared with 918 last year, even though we have lost a few members. Our overseas diving included the Philippines, Red Sea (three times), Maldives and St Lucia. Our UK diving…

Dive Show (Oct 2011)

by Cyril. 20th October, 2011 : The Birmingham Dive Show is always a hot bed of activity with a huge host of kit retailers, try dives and presentations covering every aspect of diving.  No matter what you are looking for, you are sure to find it at the NEC Dive 2011.  Up for grabs too is a…

AGM (Oct 2011)

by Pete. 31st October 2011 : Agenda Opening Address by Chairman, Peter Davies Reading and approval of the 2010 AGM Minutes Chairman’s Report Diving Officer’s Report (Club Diving, Training Report, Boat Diving) Treasurer’s Report Entertainment Officer’s Report Club Membership Fees Questions to the Old Committee The Committee stands down and the Club President takes the Chair…

Diving and Yoga (Aug 2011)

by Mike. 4th August, 2011 : This may be of interest to some of you; Rebecca Coales is a UK record-breaking freediver. “I run monthly workshops to share yoga-based exercises that help divers improve their flexibility, fitness, ability to relax and air consumption. It’s part of a project I’ve started called OMdiver which aims to…

Freediving Taster (Jun 2011)

by Mike. 2nd June, 2011 : Rebecca Coales is a UK record-breaking freediver and has sent us the following intriguing offer. “I’m emailing you as you’ve expressed an interest in giving freediving a try. Bristol Freedivers meet every Thursday* at Thornbury Leisure Centre and we have a taster session on 9th June for anyone who…

Underwater Photography (May 2011)

by Pete. 23rd May, 2011 : Beachcroft Artspace, Portwall Place, opposite St Mary Redcliffe church, is hosting a display of British underwater images by Bristol-based photographer Cathy Lewis. The display will run from 24th May until September and has been timed to coincide with Bristol Green Week from 10th-19th June.  The display can be viewed free…

Normans Bay Wreck Dive Trail (May 2011)

by Pete. 15th May, 2011 : Tom Burns from the Nautical Archaeology Society has sent us the following which may be of interest. We are contacting dive groups all around the country with information about a new diving experience which is scheduled to open in June, on the south coast in the quiet waters off Pevensey, East Sussex. The…

New buddy for our new boat (May 2011)

by Mike. 9th May, 2015 : Our ‘new’ boat has a new friend – the club has bought a new Idespension braked roller/roller trailer which arrived on Friday. AT 10am on Sunday with help from local farmers using a teleporter crane we transferred the “new” boat to the new trailer.  Thanks to everyone who came…