Dive with us

The sea, once it casts its spell,
holds one in its net of wonder forever.
—Jacques Cousteau

Welcome to Marlin Sub-Aqua Club

We are a friendly scuba diving club based at Pingles Leisure Centre in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Our aim is to provide opportunities for everyone to experience the wonders that lie beneath our seas, whether you are a nervous beginner, or are already a veteran. We welcome adults who have never dived before and who want to learn, as well as divers who have already qualified, regardless of their training agency. Our knowledgable instructor team can help you develop the skills you need for almost any diving objective. The club meets every week, dives together regularly, and today continues to provide safe and adventurous diving experiences for all our members. So why wait? – come and join us!

Join Us

Full diving membership is £50 per annum

To learn

We will teach you to scuba dive, and give you an internationally recognised qualification

To develop

We welcome divers who qualified with any training agency

To dive

We scuba dive regularly in the UK and abroad

Latest News

In Memory of Brian Thake

Marlin SAC have received the sad news that Brian Thake, one of our founder members passed away on April 7th 2018 just a few days short of his 87th birthday. Brian was a keen sailor all of his life and learned to dive at Hinckley sub aqua club after his retirement .  In  1997 Brian  and a few of his friends decided to set up their own BSAC branch based at the old Pingles Swimming pool in Nuneaton, Brian was the inspiration behind the name ‘Marlin’ and the club logo. Brian donated the funds to buy the first 10 new sets...

Dive Accident Responder Course

Rob and Martin attended the DDRC‘s ‘Dive Accident Responder’ course on Saturday 17th March 2018. (Garry attended it in 2017.) The day included: A practical refresher of basic life support (BLS), including oxygen administration and automated external defibrillation (AED) A presentation on decompression illness, and the ‘five minute neuro exam’, including practice carrying it out Talks from the RNLI and HM Coastguard on their search and rescue techniques and helicopter operations, including an accident management scenario discussion A dry dive to 40 metres A backstage tour of the recompression chamber facilities. There was plenty of opportunity to ask questions...