News from the club

Mid Herts Divers supporting the RNLI

January 29th, 2018

On Wednesday 24th January BSAC Mid Herts Divers (MHD), based at Hatfield Swim Centre, welcomed Michael Scandrett and Ian Gardener of RNLI Welwyn Hatfield Branch. A recent MHD fish and chip night, supported by local fish and chip shop Skippers, has raised £100 which RNLI Welwyn Hatfield will direct to their coastal twin branch to support the appeal in Port Isaac for a new inshore li...

Dry Dive - London Hyperbaric Medicine

January 14th, 2018

Spaces are still available.LOCATION & PRICE The dive will be conducted by London Hyperbaric Medicine at Whipps Cross Hospital in London. Cost is £40 pp.TIMINGS & TRAVEL We need to arrive at the chamber at 10:30am. Whipps cross hospital is awkward to get to from Hertfordshire via public transport so we recommend driving. The drive will take just under an hour and parking at the hospital wi...

Nautical Charts

December 13th, 2017

A class session on nautical charts. With slides from BSAC chartwork and position fixing SDC and RYA Day Skipper course notes. This first session tonight will cover: p { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; }Chart Basics, Chart Features, buoys, Latitude, Longitude, bearings and measurements. We hope to have you reading the basics of a chart by the end of this session. When we have grasped the basics a furthe...

MHD Christmas Meal - Last call for bookings!!

December 9th, 2017

This year the Christmas meal will be held at the plume of feathers on the 9th of December. Members, please book and pay deposit money for the Christmas meal ASAP. 9th of November is booking deadline. Deposit is £5 per person (Into the club account). Thank you to everyone who has already done so.

Knots and lines

November 22nd, 2017

An evening of knots, line laying, lifting bags and search patterns. Important skills for all, new skills for our ocean divers and a good refresher for others.Knot sheet attached for you to practice.