Go Wild for the Philippines (Dec 2013)

by Chris L. 20th November, 2013 : A one off, extraordinary event created by the wildlife-filming and diving community to support communities ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. A unique chance to hear presentations and see film footage from some of our most renowned wildlife and adventure TV stars. There will also be the chance…

AGM (Nov 2013)

by Pete. 4th November, 2013 : The 2013 AGM was held at BAWA on the 11th November. The last year was reviewed in terms of Dives, Training and finances. The 2013 Committee then stood down and the 2014 Committee was duly voted in (see below)     Bristol Aerodivers BSAC – 2014 Committee (Honorary President:…

Dive Show (Oct 2013)

by Tim. 17th October, 2013 : The Dive Show (DIVE) returns to the NEC, Birmingham for a 2 day event running on Saturday 26th October and Sunday 27thOctober 2013. Organised by DIVER, Britain’s best-selling diving magazine,  The Birmingham Dive Show attracts hundreds of exhibitors offering the latest diving holidays, training courses, and dive gear –…

Robots, Sharks, Whales and Spiders (Oct 2013)

by Pete. 15th October, 2013 : A lecture by Gavin Newman, specialist underwater & airborne camera system developer, cameraman, photographer & filmmaker on Robots, Sharks, Whales and Spiders? 16th October, 2013 starting at 19:30 in the Chemistry Theatre, University of Bristol Tickets Advance: £8.00 Door: £8.50 Concession: £7.50 Synopsis: Starting from a position of self confessed…

BSAC Underwater Litterpick (Sep 2013)

by Pete. 1st September, 2013 : From BSAC HQ – a worthy initiative – who’s game? We are now half way through this year’s Underwater Litterpick initiative, but there is still plenty of time to sign up and get involved! For the second year running, divers and snorkellers are being asked to roll up their…

Plymouth Sound BSAC 50th (July 2013)

by Barrie. 16th May, 2013 : Although the weather has not been kind to us so far this year, this could be the opportunity you are waiting for to get you all diving. As part of our club’s 50th Anniversary celebrations this year we are organising a mega Dive-In in Plymouth during the weekend of 19th-21st July 2013. Any…

Severnside Yard Party (Jul 2013)

by Pete. 24th July, 2013 :This Sunday 28 July will be Severnside’s biggest ever annual Summer Yard Party in joint celebration of Bristol’s own historic Harbour Festival and BSAC’s 60th Anniversary! All money raised from the event (including a fantasic array of raffle prizes) will go to support club activities along with the RNLI (Registered…

Save Portland Coastguard Helicopter (May 2013)

by Tim. 14th May, 2013 : I signed the petition for this, the status so far:- The e-petition ‘Save the Portland Coastguard Helicopter’ signed by you recently reached 16,303 signatures and a response has been made to it. As this e-petition has received more than 10 000 signatures, the relevant Government department have provided the following…

Dive Show (Mar 2013)

by Chris L 18th March, 2013 : The London International Dive Show (LIDS 2013) is coming to the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London. There will be the usual wide range of exhibiting companies, a top line-up of diving speakers, free seminars, try-diving pools and a host of in-show features, you’re guaranteed a fantastic day out. In…

Shark Petition (Mar 2013)

by Chris L. 11th March, 2013 : Hi All BASAC Members, Right now, leaders from across the globe are at the 16th meeting of the CITES  Conference of the Parties in Bangkok Thailand. They are determining the fate of sharks and rays. I’ve signed this petition calling for stronger protection for threatened sharks and rays: http://www.projectaware.org/sharkpetition…