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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SISAC 2022 Dive Trips

Calm Morning Sound of Mull

The SISAC 2021 Dive Trips calendar is set out below. These are the dive trips the branch has booked so far for the coming year (2021). There may be additions or changes later in the year.
Full details of each trip, booking details and booking rules are contained in the members forum area. Please log in for further information.

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Sound of Mull Dive SCUBA Diving Expedition SISAC 0833

Pelican Sound of Mull

Or “The Last Gasp” of 2020 The Sound of Mull, or “Last Gasp”, October 2020, is the last trip SISAC ran in 2020. The last opportunity for a diving before the season ends due to deteriorating weather. This was a last gasp attempt to get some diving after the disruption…

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