Eastern Region Coaching Team May 2019 Courses

SISAC is not alone when it comes to training members. There is a raft of Instructors iching to pass on their skills and knowledge to others. Going outside the club is not seen as a negative but quite the opposite as this brings different perspectives to eveyones knowledge. Sometimes we…

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Minor Incident Report 14th April 2019 Stoney Cove

DESCRIPTION OF INCIDENT Good rescue skills put into practice. A comment from Gareth Leyshon First Class Diver His training took over, he aborted the dive, switching to Robins AAS for a controlled and relaxed ascent to the surface.  Whilst a minor issue, it is pleasing to see that the time…

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Congratulations to our Latest Ocean Diver Emma Williams

Emma came to SISAC initially to do a Try Dive. She obviously liked it as she came back and started her Ocean Diver qualification. Last summer I acquired some free time (becoming single after a 2yr relationship) and wanted something new to focus my mind on. I remembered that when…

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Congratulations to our Latest Ocean Diver Nick Levy

Nick Levy

Ocean Diver certification-the perspective from a 50 year old anaesthetist Having finally obtained my first certificate marking my journey to become proficient and safe in the underwater world, the club asked me to pen a few thoughts on why I, as an anaesthetist, would want to leave my comfort zone,…

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Parwin SCUBA

SCUBA Cylinder Storage

Parwin SCUBA is located in Glatton, which is just outside of Sawtry in Cambridgeshire. Paul Hardy, who owns and operates the business, has been associated with SISAC for many years, and undertakes the clubs testing and servicing of SCUBA equipment when required. It may not look swish on the outside…

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Protected Wreck Volunteer Project

Protected Wreck

Protected Wreck Volunteer Project MSDS Marine, Northampton BSAC, SWMAG and the Nautical Archaeology Society would like to invite all interested members of your dive club or University to get involved with maritime archaeology and Protected Wreck sites.Historic England have commissioned MSDS Marine to undertake a pilot project linking existing Protected…

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Qualification of recent Ocean Divers

ocean diver

Congratulations to Charlotte Pearce in completing her qualification as an Ocean Diver with SISAC. Her open water qualification was carried out at Stoney Cove in hired dry suits, which were not the best fits. Perseverance won out and she achieved all the necessary skills. Charlotte joined us as a student…

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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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