Coming Home (Oct 2016)

This article could have been headed “You really should have been there” because what happened last night at the club will never, and can never, happen again. Steve and I were sat in the bar, John had just left, when a couple of people walked in and asked if we were anything to do with…

AGM (Nov 2016)

16th November, 2016 : The club AGM was held at BAWA this evening. Our Chairman, Pete provided a review of the year in which he highlighted that the club was doing a good variety of diving both in the UK & abroad and that member feedback was very good. The boat has again been stored at Mountbatten to…

Dive Show (Oct 2016)

UK Diving’s 2nd major event of the year is almost upon us! Hopefully you’ve all gotten some good diving in so far this year (and of course it’s not over yet!) but no harm in planning for the future so here’s your chance to refresh some kit and explore the possibilities for 2017, that’s not…

BSAC Diving Conference (Oct 2016)

The 2016 BSAC Diving Conference is being held on Saturday 22nd October at the NEC, Birmingham. The conference is your chance to hear about the latest thoughts & discussions on diving and BSAC in general. Every year the conference hosts significant guests in the world of diving and this year is not exception:- Dr. Neal…

Wrecks – A New View (June 2016)

If you’re planning a dive, one of the key tasks is thorough research of the site and in the case of a wreck of the specific objects to be explored; you might refer to various diving books (particularly the Diver Guide series) for descriptions & occasionally the odd black & white photo of what the…

Meal out (Apr 2016)

by Mary. 19th April, 2016: Club diving kicked off over the weekend with the trip to Plymouth (see report here) so it’s time we kicked off the other social side of the club. I have provisionally booked a table for 7:45pm on Friday 22nd April at Winterstream Farm, Winterbourne. Their website is here A hearty…

Bottles Blighting Beaches (Apr 2016)

by Sue R. 19th April, 2016: As divers we get more of a close up view than many of the awful plastics situation on our beaches and in our seas so here’s a chance to show our support for a scheme that is trying to make a difference. A record-breaking 6,000 volunteers found almost 100…

Dive Show (Feb 2016)

UK Diving’s 1st major event of the year is almost upon us! Christmas is a fading memory & before you know it the new dive season will be here so grab the chance to check out some of the latest kit, attend a talk and chat with fellow enthusiasts. The London International Dive Show (LIDS)…

Save a Life – Resuscitation (Jan 2016)

by Sue R. 25th January, 2016 : You may have come across this before as part of your training, you may not, in either case it is well worth a first/second  look. Produced on behalf of the Resuscitation Council (UK) Lifesaver is a game-in-a-film which gets you to make the choices you’d have to make…