News from the club

Take a dive on the dark side at "The Rez" in Staffordshire

February 19th, 2009

**ONLY TWO SPACES LEFT** Pete Hodkin is organising a trip to “The Rez” in Longsdon, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire on Sat 25 Apr 09. The Rez is an underwater 40m x 20m pitch black labyrinth at an old waterworks. It is only 2m deep, but offers a completely different diving experience. Drysuit is mandatory. The cost is £14 per person and this will allow us to book the venue exclusively fo...

August Selsey dives - HMS Sapper & Mulberry Harbour

February 19th, 2009

James Coxell is planning a dive suitable for Sports divers and above down in Wittering near Selsey on 29th August. We will be going out on a RIB with Wittering Divers, great for all those like myself who do not boat very well, as it's a shuttle service we will be having our surface interval time on dry land. The link to the website is: I am planning to do a first...

Swanage Pier - Ocean Divers

February 15th, 2009

13th and 14th June and 25th and 26th July This dive is open to all Ocean trainees and Ocean divers .The dive is designed to allow you to progress through your open water training. The pier opens at 9am, though the gates are often open earlier, especially on summer weekends. Car parking is first come, first served, so on a busy day either be there early or hope to get a space as someone else lea...

SOLAS Delayed SMB stickers

February 8th, 2009

We bought a small number of these about a year ago and they seem to have worked very well, so as demonstrated at the AGM, we are proposing to put an order together for some more. As the stickers weigh very little, we can reduce the per-sticker cost by having only one lot of Post & Packaging. Anyone interested in buying some through the club, please let Clive Murphy have your order by the end o...

1st Black Belt from Buoyancy & Trim Workshop

January 31st, 2009

Congratulations to Rosey for becoming the first Mid Herts Divers members to achieve the black belt standard at the Buoyancy & Trim Workshop on Saturday 31st January. Having done the classroom sessions, Rosey, Mike Page and Clive ventured out for an early morning start at Stoney to complete the practical dives for the newly launched BSAC Buoyancy & Trim Workshop. Although the progno...