We aim to keep our costs as reasonable as possible to ensure our club can be available to as many people as possible. If you would like to get to know the club more before joining as a member, we are happy for you to come along to our club night (on a maximum of three occassions) before becoming a member.

Our costs are comprised of a club fee and a subscription to BSAC.

The BSAC subscription pays for:

  • BSAC Scuba subscription – worth £47.88 – to BSAC’s monthly diving magazine, delivered to directly to you.
  • BSAC 3rd Party Insurance – Free Third Party Liability Insurance providing cover for up to £10,000,000
  • BSAC Travel – information, offers and discounts to travel in the UK and abroad.
  • BSAC Training Material Development – The many courses on offer have to be written and kept up to date and technically relevant
  • And many more member benefits including: discount travel insurance, offers in BSAC’s online shop

The club fees pay for:

  • Maintaining the 2 club boats and their trailers.
  • Maintaining and Insuring the club towing vehicle
  • Maintaining the compressor system and all other ancilliary equipment
  • Providing equipment for initial training purposes, both practical and theory
  • Maintaining the premises, maintenance and utility costs etc

All instructors and committee members give their time freely to the club.

Current membership fees are:

  • Annual BSAC membership – £60.50 (for Ocean / Sports / Dive Leaders – Advanced and Instructor grades are discounted)
  • First Class Diver / Advanced Instructor –  £50.25
  • Annual club fees – £125 Diving Member
  • Annual Club Fees Social (non diving) member – £25
  • Total = £185.50 per year

Club membership can be paid over 12 months via Direct Debit at no additional cost.

We do not levy additional joining fees on new trainees for membership!

We welcome members from all training backgrounds, those who might want to cross train, move their training on into Seamanship and Boat Handling, or those who simply want to dive and socialise within an active club.

Its not unusual for recently qualified PADI Open Water or Advanced Open Water divers to approach us looking for a club environment to dive in following either training in the UK or overseas on holiday. All divers trained by other agencies are welcome to join us.