Historic Diving and Diving Equipment

Historic Diving and Diving Equipment Kevin Patience is a member of the Historical Diving Association. He will be giving a presenting on the history of diving and diving equipment. It will be in The One Leisure Café on Sunday 15th December 2019 Commencing at 1930 to 2030 All members are…


Rob Howard on Plymouth

Rob Howard

Rob’s Sept Plymouth summary Rob Howard – Equipment Officer Rob has been a member of SISAC for a number of years and is an active member. New members look to Rob to provide serviced equipment during training and for rental after training. 07/09/19 HMS Scylla My dive Buddy was Gareth…


Fort Bovisand September 2019

Fort Bovisand Plymouth September 2019 This has been the clubs second pilgrimage to Fort Bovisand Plymouth in 2019 having visited at the start of the dive season. The Guilty Fort Bovisand Previously I have not stepped forward before because I was under the impression that it was a long way…


1919 Wreck HMY Iolaire is 13th Controlled Site

Protection of Wrecks and what does it mean HMY Iolaire sank in the early hours of 1st January 1919. Controlled Site Controlled sites must be specifically designated by location, where the site contains the remains of an aircraft or a vessel that crashed, sank or was stranded within the last…


Luke Johnson Ocean Diver

Luke Johnson Ocean Diver SISAC qualifies another Ocean Diver I found the training to be engaging and fun, there’s a lot to take in but because with BSAC you do it weekly you have the time to properly take in all the information you need and get the proper training…


Buoyancy and Trim Workshop BSAC SDC

Buoyancy and Trim will improve your position in the water and aid other skills. It also is a requirement for other Skill Developement qualifications. Someone very wise indeed told me recently that to be able to do anything underwater properly, first you must do nothing, perfectly… You must be able to…


Plymouth July 2019 (Sun, Sea and Cream Teas)

Sally Charter

Plymouth – July 2019 (Sun, Sea and Cream Teas) by G J Leyshon Plymouth is a popular destination for divers. The James Egan Lane and HMS Scylla attracting people from all over the country. SISAC is no exception. Early birds for Plymouth The group gathers in Plymouth Day 1 Saturday…


PADI to BSAC Crossover

Ruby Wood

Ruby Wood one of our many PADI Crossover members “I first learnt how to dive back in 2009 in Falmouth through PADI to Advanced Open Water Diver as part of my degree in Marine and Natural History photography. After diving the cold but often fabulous Cornish coast that was on…


Increase of Lionfish in the Mediterranean


Any club member who has visited the Red Sea or part of the Carribean will have spotted lionfish. An increadably beutiful specimin however extremely invasive where not a native species. With divers reporting seeing 20 or more lionfish on a single dive around Cyprus, marine conservationists have held the first organised…


Sea Sick – Avoidence and Dealing with the Condition

Motion Sickness / Sea Sickness Susceptibility As the dive season swings into place we will be venturing away from inland sites and exploring the open sea. Some of us will take in shore dives and some will board a dive boat and head off from a sheltered harbour. If you…