Training

Safety training with nets

It’s been a while over the winter training but now we are back in the diving season training has stepped up to prepare us for the summer ahead. This week Kev has organised a fun session of a cross between kit testing and safety drill.   All divers should carry some form […]

Fun in the Pool

It was a busy night in the pool on Thursday 3rd, two instructors with new Ocean Diver trainees, Nicky and Martha getting to grips with their drysuits (ready for a chilly trip to the Cove) with another instructor and a try diver with a fourth. Meanwhile, zipping between the other divers and […]

Underwater Photography Workshop: 2

You should have seen what was in the pool last night… tropical fish and sharks mingling with swimmers and photographers with no blood shed. Thanks to Joe for providing the pretty fishes which are now in the equipment store as part of our club resources, to be used at any […]

Diving to 40 metres with Clothes On

On Sunday 11 of our members attended the Dry Dive session in the Hyperbaric chamber near Liverpool. The morning began with an explanation of the work done at the chamber (accompanied by some gratuitous gory photo’s of injuries). The chamber operates 24/7, 365 days a year with the majority of […]

First Aid Training Update

Branch Training Activities Kev’s reputation must be spreading. Last night we had 19 members eager to brush up on their first aid skills. I’m sure there were even a couple of new jokes in this week’s presentation. Next Thursday will be the last of this set of lectures which will […]