News from the club

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...

Places left on the MV Maureen diving Dartmouth and Plymouth

May 4th, 2008

For those not able to&nbsp;attend the Club Holiday to Sark this yeaar, this is a&nbsp;great opportunity to do some diving closer to home. The trip runs from Sat 21st June to Monday 23rd June (3 days). The Maureen of Dart was originally a Scottish drifter.&nbsp; The boat has a spacious deck with a purpose built kitting up bench to allow 12 divers to kit up in comfort.&nbsp; A wide stable ladder pro...

Ian Juniper, Harlow Sub-Aqua Club

April 25th, 2008

We are sad to announce the recent death of Ian Juniper from Harlow Sub-Aqua Club who was an Advanced Instructor and BS-AC member for more than 30 years and who Instructed on numerous BS-AC Eastern Region Skills Development courses, particularly Compressor Operation &amp; Management, Oxygen Administration, Lifesaver, AED Training, Dive Planning &amp; Management, Boathandling and Diver Coxswain cour...