Porthkerris June 2021

Photos by Ruby wood, Rob Salmon, Anna Rudd and Jon Chitty. Back in June we planned our first trip down to Porthkerris on the Lizard in Cornwall. Having been furloughed from April-Sept 2020 I had a lot of time on my hands to look at places to go diving. Porthkerris…

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Post Lockdown Dive

Stoney Cove

First Post Lockdown Dive of 2021 It seems forever since we were allowed to roam relatively freely and enjoy the sport we love. Fortunately we are back taking that first post lockdown dive of 2021 at Stoney Cove. A great deal of credit has to go to Stoney Cove, the…

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St Ives Sub Aqua Club (SISAC) trip guidelines

St Ives Sub Aqua Club (SISAC) trip guidelines of the Club responsibilities in planning and undertaking a diving expedition/trip. The purpose of this document is to clarify the responsibilities of SISAC, its members and Trip Organizers – who will be designated by the Diving Officer to take the trip planning…

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New Club rules for boat diving – be it RHIB or hard boat

Some new rules to consider for boat diving – be it RHIB or hard boat – and is to be briefed accordingly by the DM for the dive: Prepare a boat Covid kit – some wipes and anti-bacterial gel – and a rubbish bag to hold the used wipes etc.…

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Dive Trip Planning and Responsibilities

Dive Trip Planning and Responsibilities https://www.bsac.com/advice-and-support/preparation-for-a-return-to-diving/ Hi all, We’ve slipped into a default mode of late of relying on Gareth to take on the huge responsibility, and commitment, of finding and arranging dive trips for the Club and us all. Following an impromptu Committee meeting last night we agreed and…

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Tips to help you as the designated Trip Organizer in your planning

Tips to help you as the designated Trip Organizer in your planning: You’ll want to think about these aspects; albeit it is not necessarily a complete listing as other issues may also arise: Obtaining access permission/permits – make sure you receive permission from the land or resource owner during the planning of…

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Preparation for a return to diving

New recommendation to members about preparation for a return to diving – post Covid 19 have now been released by HQ. Both the break for the winter months, and also the long break caused by the Covid-19 pandemic are of concern. Cumulatively they have had a significant impact on members…

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Diving Stoney Cove.

An introduction to Diving Stoney Cove, the clubs most popular local inland site. Stoney Cove is one of the two ‘local’ dive sites regularly used by the St Ives Sub-Aqua Club for diver training and general diving. Stoney Cove has good general services. These include; A shop Equipment Servicing Equipment…

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Recommencement of Pool training – post Covid in 2021

We have yet to receive any form of clearance from the St Ivo pool to recommence pool training; as we and they await formal Government advice. When we do get the clearance to return, we will no doubt be working to similar rules as we did last December; when we…

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