News from the club

"Dive Fest" 15th - 17th May 2009

July 4th, 2008

The Mid Herts Divers Committee is looking to organise a trip to Cornwall in May next year, to attend “Dive Fest”, one of a new series of events being organised by “DIVE” Magazine. Here are the initial details that have published, with further details to follow in the near future: DIVE magazine is pleased to announce the launch of a series of events beginning in 2009 with the DIVE Fest - Pa...

The Brigitta (T-Pot) Wreck

June 24th, 2008

Chichester BSAC club found a Tea Pot on this wreck long before she was formally identified as the Brigitta; in consequence she has affectionately remained for most diving clubs as the T POT. Documented in Lloyd’s War Loses from WW1 ‘Casualties to shipping through enemy causes 1914-1918’, at Portsmouth maritime library. It is thought that the T POT is the Brigitta, because its location and ca...

May in Mallorca - Sid's latest report from his holiday [cough] RETIREMENT!

June 12th, 2008

1st May 2008, the first day of a new job. Today I am taking up my position as a PADI / BSAC diving instructor with Scuba Mallorca, a very successful and popular dive centre in Puerto Pollensa, in the north of  Mallorca. Having taught as a BSAC Instructor for some years, last October I had completed a PADI  Instructor Development Course and Instructor Exam and now after retiring in th...

Club buys two Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

June 6th, 2008

In a first for local diving clubs with one third of membership having completed the BS-AC AED training course, we have now brought two AED units. Although these are 2nd hand, being 3 1/2 years old, they have never been used in anger and are ready in case of emergencies alongside our Oxygen Administration kit. They come complete with emergency First Aid kits and robust carry boxes, kindl...

Liveaboard trip to Scapa Flow - 4 places available

May 7th, 2008

Friday 5th Sept to Saturday 13th Sept (9 days) Diving grade: experienced Sports Diver and above. This is a wreck diving only trip, no scenic diving. Liveaboard on the MV Invincible&nbsp;operating out of Stromness, cost around £360 depending on numbers. To book a place a deposit of £50 is required. Included<BR>Accommodation<BR>Breakfast<BR>2 Dives a day, 6 days diving<BR>Air, (Nitrox available at...