News from the club

Extreme ironers break record in underwater feat!

January 12th, 2009

An 'extreme ironer' - one of 86 divers who claimed the record for the most number of people ironing underwater at the same time. The world record was previously held by an Australian team at over 70 divers. The feat took place at the National Diving and Activity Centre, Chepstow, Wales.

Marine Conservation Society - Marine Life & Photography Courses

December 21st, 2008

Marine Life Identification Courses<BR>13-14th June, 18-19th July, 15-16th August, 12-13th September These popular courses include learning about the identification and basic biology of most of the marine species to be found by divers in UK waters. Saturday afternoon is spent under Swanage Pier, our very own underwater classroom, studying the real thing. Some specimens are taken back to the lab for...

Congratulations!! - New Mid Herts Theory Instructor!!!

December 19th, 2008

Congratulations to Adrian Colegate,&nbsp;Mid Herts Club Member of the&nbsp;Year 2008, who has just passed his BSAC Theory Instructor assessment. Thoroughly well deserved Adrian - well done :)

Sea Safety: Lifejackets & Liferafts

December 15th, 2008

Wednesday&nbsp;17th December&nbsp; Monks Walk School, Welwyn Garden City <BR> NO SCUBA GEAR REQUIRED Please bring swim-wear, a towel and a T-shirt <BR> 1930 - 1935 :&nbsp; Mid Herts update 1935 - 2015 :&nbsp; Classroom presentation (room&nbsp;B100 in&nbsp;Babbage Block) &nbsp; Intro Lifejackets&nbsp;including fitting, features and maintenance<BR> Liferafts&nbsp;including types, launching an...

I.C.E - "In Case of Emergency"

December 15th, 2008

We all carry our mobile phones with names &amp; numbers stored in its memory but nobody, other than ourselves, knows which of these numbers belong to our closest family or friends. If we were to be involved in an accident or were taken ill, the people attending us would have our mobile phone but wouldn't know who to call. Yes, there are hundreds of numbers stored but which one is the contact p...