Cylinder testing: is it a hydro or a visual?

Cylinder testing: is it a hydro or a visual? IDEST remind all the cylinder testing regulations which have been made over the last few years, while also confirming protocol for when a cylinder passes its visual test due date. When a cylinder comes into a test centre and it has…

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First sea dives

By Anna P. I’ve been asked to write up my first sea dives. As I’m quite a new diver, I want to give other new divers an idea of what diving with the club is like. My experience of my first times in the sea and what you might expect. …

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Last Gasp – Take 2

Wrecks of Mull 2021 So, the looming end of the dive season, winter fast approaching, how ‘bloody depressing’. So what to do. Paul Y has the perfect answer, a repeat of his 2020 trip to dive the Wrecks of Mull – The Last Gasp – Take 2!!! The Wrecks of…

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September – Three days diving Plymouth

A weekend for Sports Divers and above, wreck diving in Plymouth. This would allow us to dive some of the more interesting sites, and expand the experience of those that had progressed from Ocean Diver. St Ives Sub-Aqua Club had booked a weekend diving in Plymouth for September 2021 during…

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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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Shetland Diving – a little adventure.

Shetland Diving

Like many who had trips planned for 2020, our Shetland Diving trip was deferred due to the Covid 19 crisis. It was deferred until June 2021, originally booked it in February 2019. So it was a long time coming!  The Shetland Diving trip was a little bit of an adventure…

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Diving Plymouth

Bovisand, with Discovery Divers is a firm favourite. In recent years the trips have been for Ocean Divers. This Diving Plymouth trip, was for Sports Divers. With a number of more interesting sites planned in the 30m depth range. Because everyone had put the work in since diving had resumed…

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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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