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School Pool Tile Repairs

August 27th, 2021

A bit of fun and a response to a plea from a local school to replace tiles from the school pool. We had a great response from Mid Herts Divers to help out with this but due to availability, a couple of members, Trevor Miller and Clive Murphy completed the task. "Giving something back to the local community" 

Farne Islands & St Abbs

August 14th, 2021

MHD teamed up with two other BSAC clubs on a trip to the North East Coast for two days diving the Farne Islands followed by two days in St Abbs. Happy divers We couldn't have asked for better weather and the viz was really great too, easily 5-10m. There was plenty of wildlife to see, and the seals were there as usual, swimming nearby and nibbling at our fins. A posing SealWe stayed right on ...

Line Laying

June 30th, 2021

At the pool session tonight we went through line laying techniques so divers could understand the principles and practice in a safe environment.   We started with a demonstration on dry land by Chris, who walked us through the techniques on safely laying lines while diving, and the do's and don'ts etc.  We then all had a practice so we had an idea of what we would be doing once we were ...

Plymouth Sea Diving

May 20th, 2021

MHD enjoyed a few days diving in Plymouth during a break in the May weather and the lifting of Covid restrictions allowing us to stay in the Boringdon Arms. Diving the James Egan Layne wreck, Cawsand Bay reef, Persia wreck and Hilsea Point pinnacle blew all the lockdown cobwebs away. 40mph gusts blew out the last two days but we had a great time at the National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth Hoe and th...

Return to Diving following Lockdown

March 29th, 2021

Well at last, following almost 4 months of COVID lockdown, Mid Herts Divers got back in the water for a fantastic dive at the Blue Lagoon, Arlesey. The sun came out on a warm afternoon and we had a very sedate dive with Peter, Sue, Russ, Trevor and Clive without incident. Water temperature was an anticipated 8 degrees with moderate visibility. Not much had changed since December and Sue even manag...