News and Events

A very merry Christmas party

Thanks to everyone who made our Christmas party on Saturday 11 December such a great night!

The clubhouse was festively adorned, the playlist was suitably eclectic and the disco lights were almost put in the shade by the very many twinkly Christmas hats.

Special thanks go to the people who made sure everyone was eating, drinking and […]

By |December 12th, 2010|News and Events|0 Comments

IMASS Shipwreck Conference & Newsletter

The International Maritime Archaeology and Shipwreck Society (IMASS) have just annouced the details of the their 2011 Shipwreck conference to be held at the University of Plymouth. Again like the previous year there’s an impressive line up of speakers, covering projects in the UK and abroad, all for the bargain price of £15. See the […]

By |December 7th, 2010|News and Events|0 Comments

A real honour

We are pleased to report that long time club member Steve Clarkson (3rd right) has been honoured at Buckingham Palace receiving the Duke of Edinburgh’s Prize of the British Sub-Aqua Club.

The award relates to the Southwest Maritime Archaelology Group’s Moorsands Project, the project team consists of members from East Cheshire BSAC, Northampton BSAC and Reading […]

By |November 17th, 2010|News and Events|0 Comments

News Flash – two new seasearchers

Our club’s Seasearcher ranks have increased! Paul Fiander and Gareth Corfield have recently achieved the observer status – congratulations to them both.

By |November 17th, 2010|News and Events|0 Comments

The History Boys (and girls)

Thanks to Steve Clarkson’s leading of a project funded by the British Sub Aqua Club Jubilee, a number of club members have gained or are about to gain a nautical archaelogical qualification. The project objectives are to carry out an underwater survey of HMS Venerable, sunk in a storm off Roundham Head on 24 November […]

By |October 20th, 2010|News and Events|0 Comments

New Lease!

March 18th was a very important day for the club, following the huge volume of work carried out on our new Palmer Park premises over the last 4 years we were finally able to sign a new 25 year lease with the council on the building.

Thanks to all those involved in negotiating this agreement to […]

By |August 9th, 2010|News and Events|0 Comments

Seasearchers ahoy!

The club’s seasearch fever was at a high recently, when we spotted four club members in a photo on the Seasearch website.

Our club was lucky enough to have the National Sea Search Co-ordinator, Chris Wood, be part of our trip to the Outer Hebdrides in June this year. The divers onboard made the most of […]

By |July 8th, 2010|News and Events|0 Comments

Chris Tocock is a BSAC Volunteer Winner

We are pleased to announce that Chris Tocock was one of BSAC’s 30 Volunteer’s of the Year in 2009. You can read the nomination that we submitted below.

Chris joined our club as a trainee some 5 years ago and is now an active Sport Diver. I am nominating him for this award because of his […]

By |December 17th, 2009|News and Events|0 Comments

Photographic evening with Paul Duxfield – 3rd December

There can hardly be anyone these days who doesn’t own a digital camera of some sort and many of us regularly take them underwater when we dive. We soon learn that it’s actually not so simple to get the results we are used to on the surface.
However massive advances in the capabilities of even modestly […]

By |December 4th, 2009|News and Events|0 Comments

Annual Dinner Dance 28 November

This year’s Annual Dinner Dance and Presentation at the Ibis Club was well attended, with over 50 members and their guests enjoying evening’s festivities, including buffet, disco and slideshow.
It is the one ‘formal’ event in our calendar, when traditionally (though not universally) everyone wears his or her best ‘bib and tucker’. There was much eating […]

By |December 1st, 2009|News and Events|0 Comments