New Ocean Diver at SISAC

Stuart McKenzie

New Ocean Diver at SISAC We would like to congratulate Stuart McKenzie for completing his Ocean Diver course. Well done. Part of his training as a New Ocean Diver the club included the Dry Suit Skill Development Course so he is ready for the cooler waters of Guildenburg and Stoney…

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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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Pool and Training Sunday 10th June

SCUBA Diving Experience

Pool Training and Theory Training Pool Training There will be pool training on Sunday Evening in the One Leisure Pool starting approximately 20:15. One Ocean Diver on OS2 with John Finch One Ocean Diver for Pool Skill refresher with Alex Try Dives if confirmation comes through Theory Training There will…

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Brighton Diver – Brighton Marina

June 2018

 Brighton Diver – Pentrych (wreck) and Ledges (drift) The Boat – Brighton Diver II at Brighton Marina Brighton Marina is located along from Brighton and is a well equipped location. Brighton Diver (skipper Paul Dyer) operate from the West Quay. There is a suitable unloading area, but be prepared for…

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Vobster Quay – Radstock Somerset 26th/27th May 2018

Vobster Quay

Vobster Quay Dive Trip Accommodation Stayed at the Old Down Inn, Emborough, Radstock, Somerset. Good pub accommodation and situated 8 miles from Vobster Quay (20 minutes’ drive). A range of accommodation can be found around Vobster Quay so getting fixed up is not hard. Diving at Vobster Quay This was…

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SISAC Swanage Dive Trip – 19-20 May 2018

Swanage Pier

SISAC Swanage Dive Trip – 19/20 May 18 Venue – Divers Down Swanage Pier, Swanage Dorset Accommodation John Holmes and myself were booked in to the Swanage Auberge Bunk House run by Pete Sedgwick (booking@swanageauberge.co.uk / https://www.swanageauberge.co.uk). The accommodation was clean, comfortable and included supplies for breakfast in a separate…

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SISAC Plymouth Discovery Divers – 28/29 April 2018-05-05

Plymouth Discovery Divers

Plymouth Discovery Divers Fort Bovisand Plymouth   Plymouth Discovery Divers is a favourite with the club and always provides good diving and atmosphere. Club divers attending this trip was Gareth, Robert, John, Bezz and Robin. There was a good mix of levels and equipment and qualifications. Including an Advanced Diver…

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