Skegness Aquarium Visit

The Venue – Sunday 3rd February Following a visit to the Dive Show, Gareth organised a very different dive trip. A Dive in Skegness Aquarium main fish tank. not a particularly deep dive but definitely different. For those in the club who had not had the chance to experience large…

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Skegness Aquarium

Skegness Aquarium

Skegness Aquarium What is it ? SISAC has secured a booking for 12 at Skegness Aquarium, this will allow those holding a diving qualification to dive in the ‘Shark Tank’. How does it work ? This is a new activity for SISAC, we have no previous experience of this, so…

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What causes Tsunamis

tsunami

Tsunamis. How are they caused? Tsunamis can be generated by various means including seismic events, like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides (including those occurring underwater) and some weather systems, which can generate what are often called ‘meteotsunamis’, for instance from a sudden drop in air pressure. What is the tsunami risk…

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Open Water Dives at Stoney Cove 11/11/18

First in the Water Semi-Dry Wetsuit Diving – November in the UK Hardened as I may be to all round year diving, I think I would need to have a lot more incentive to leap or wriggle into Stoney Cove in November. saying that there were the normal group of all…

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Hartford Marina Diving

Hartford Marina

Porthole Retrieval Narrow Boat Moorings About a week or so ago we had a request from a chap called Paul via the enquires. On talking to him, he did not want to dive or learn to dive, but he wanted divers to assist him to retrieve a rather expensive brass…

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UNDERWATER JEDI’S

Recent Visits to Stoney Cove Sports Diver Training In the past week there have been two visits to Stoney Cove to progress training for the New Sports Divers. John Holmes who was away in Thailand for a few months has now returned. Whilst he was in Thailand he managed to…

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Blue Duck Photography

Blue Duck Photography Taking photographs underwater is seen by many to be a daunting subject. Potentially expensive and difficult to understand. It’s no wonder that people are often put off before they’ve even given it a chance, believing that the route to good underwater photography means that they need to…

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Northern Ireland Trip Videos 2018

Northern Ireland

Videos of the Northern Ireland Trip of 2018 These video are linked to my YouTube account. They will also be available from the the narrative of the trip that will be published later. In the videos you will see a great deal of Gareth, not because he is photogenic, but…

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DCS Decompression Sickness, Caisson Disease or ‘the bends”

Hyperbaric Chamber for DCI Treatment

Decompression Sickness, Caisson Disease or ‘the bends’   An update regarding DCS popped into my in box a few days ago from DDRC which reminded of a situation experienced by a fellow diver. We teach the effects of DCS and the symptoms however it is not until you read or…

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What’s New at SISAC June 2018

June 2018

What’s New at SISAC June 2018 Having not received any content for this post I have been delayed in updating. A note to the Instructors, past and present members, if you want to get involved then contact the Training Officer and he will be grateful of your assistance. The site…

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