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Trips Night - Planning for 2021 & 2022

October 2nd, 2020

Thanks to Simon, Richard and Clive for hosting the trips night on Wednesday. This is an important evening where we discuss potential dive destinations and is intended to get club members thinking about locations they want to go diving. We are also relying on club members to help organise trips, so if you have something in mind, please do put yourself forward! One destination that seemed popular wa...

Sam's first Sea Dive at Selsey

September 9th, 2020

I had my first sea dive as an Ocean Diver trainee in Selsey. I had to do a backwards roll off the rib to enter the water, which I was nervous to do at first. However, the skipper and my buddy reassured me and it was fine. The visibility was quite poor, however the use of torches allowed us to stick together. We saw a conga eel, and lots of other smaller fish. A noticeable difference from an inlan...

Farne Islands - August 2020

August 31st, 2020

We were seven divers Sue, Alan, Clive, Trevor, Peter L Mid Herts, Angie, Ray from Stevenage SAA and one none diver Sue my wife. On Saturday Lee the dive skipper rang me to say that Monday was ok but storm Frances was on its way and Tuesday and Wednesday may not be possible to dive. A quick ring round and the decision was to go. We all arrived safely by late Sunday afternoon by early evening we a...

Diving at Stoney Cove resumes with a purpose

July 15th, 2020

Since lockdown has been eased, Mid Herts Divers has taken the opportunity to resume diving at Stoney Cove, starting with some warmup dives, dipping down to the 35m Hydrobox and last week, completing the practical parts of the Wreck Appreciation SDC on the wreck of the Stanegarth. Trevor has posted some good video footage on the club Facebook page of what it looks like underwater after 3 months w...