Go Diving – new show (Aug ’18)

In addition to the bi-annual Dive Shows in London & Birmingham we now have a new entry to the show circuit: ‘Go Diving’ To be held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry February 22nd through the 24th the show features some well known names in the aquatic arena from Andy Torbet, Miranda Krestovnikoff, Jill Heinerth…

World Oceans Day (Jun ’18)

June 8th is World Oceans Day! A healthy world ocean is critical to our survival. Every year, World Oceans Day provides a unique opportunity to honor, help protect, and conserve our world’s shared ocean. The ocean is important because it: Generates most of the oxygen we breathe Helps feed us Regulates our climate Cleans the…

Ireland Wreck Viewer (May ’18)

The Irish National Monuments Service have published a new wreck viewer that shows the location and information on 18,000+ known and likely wrecks on the Irish coast & inland waterways through visualization of the content in the Wreck Inventory of Ireland Database (WIID). The visuals offered by this service highlights the density of wrecks on…

Dive 2018 (Apr ’18)

UK Diving’s 1st major event of the year is on the horizon! Time to grab the chance to check out some of the latest kit, attend a talk or two & chat with fellow enthusiasts. The UK’s biggest event for scuba divers, the annual NEC Birmingham Dive Show has established a remarkable reputation for covering…

AGM (Nov 2017)

6th November, 2017 : The club AGM was held at BAWA this evening. Our Chairman, Pete reviewed the year past where once again the club was doing a good mixture of UK and also foreign diving with excursions to Porthkerris, the Isle of Man and Indonesia among others. Recruitment and training were going well and an attendance at…

Try Dives with a difference!

Our club attended both days of the South Gloucestershire show this year as related in the report – take a gander if you missed it! Our ingenuity in trying to bring the try-dive experience of breathing underwater to the middle of a field seems to have caught the interest of BSACs’ official magazine SCUBA as evidenced…

Dive Show (Oct ’17)

UK Diving’s 2nd major event of the year is on the horizon! Grab the chance to check out the latest kit, attend a talk or two & chat with fellow enthusiasts. The Birmingham Dive Show (DIVE) 2017 is organised by DIVER Group and is being held over the weekend of the 21st/22nd October at the…

South Gloucestershire Show (Aug ’17)

A brief summary of this past weekend’s display at the South Glos Show;.  We had quite a big area for the Alpha, a paddling pool, display of dive kit and a table loaded with BSAC materials We had small artesian divers, cover the Queen’s nose (we had 1 winner!!), and various other activities that the…

A load of boules (Aug ’17)

With the South Gloucestershire Show nearly upon us we wanted a fairly simple and straightforward event for the August Social Evening and so it was decided to have a game of Boules up at BAWA. I knew I had a set somewhere but wasn’t sure where they were, so put out a request for others…

Cylinder inspection sanity (May ’17)

Great news!, some of you will have been aware of the potential introduction of annual inspection of Cylinders, well it looks like the lobbying from the dive industry has worked and the current 30 month schedule will remain in place From BSAC: “We have some great news for divers in the UK…after months of lobbying…