What’s new with SISAC April 2018

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What’s New with SISAC April 2018 Now the current committee is half way through our annual seat I wish to update on whats new with SISAC, the future and reflect on 2017. As you may have noticed there has been some changes to the website. Launched in December 2017. There…

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Half Term Try Dive Sessions at One Leisure St Ives

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Half Term Try Dive Taster Session Date: February 2018 Location: The One Leisure Centre St Ives Cambridgeshire   SISAC, (St Ives Sub Aqua Club),  was asked by the One Leisure if we could put on some Half Term Try Dive Taster Sessions for children during the half term break. We…

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Nitrox Introduction

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NITROX INTRODUCTION – Gareth Leyshon Reaching back to 1999 and pulling an article from club news, Buoyant Lift, an article written by Gareth Leyshon. Although the use of Nitrox does not eliminate DCI it does reduce the risk. There are a number of suitable SDC (Skill Development Courses) which not only improve…

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Rebreather Diving – SISAC 0833

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Rebreather Diving Rebreather divers are a more common sight at dive locations than in previous years. If you’ve been diving recently you will have noticed just how many divers are using a rebreather. From the rather rare item of a few years ago to the plethora of types and…

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Dive Lectures 2018

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Dive Lectures 2018 We are delighted to announce that the Dive Lectures 2018, brought to you by the London Diving Chamber in aid of Scuba Trust, will take place on Tuesday 6th March 2018, at the Royal Geographical Society in London. Details of NHS planned closure of Hyperbaric Chambers in England.…

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SISAC New Year Eve Dive

SISAC New Year Eve Dive 2017 It has become a recurring event to gather and have a SISAC New Year Eve Dive.  It was nice to see 2017 was no different. A group of members and guests joined us at Stoney Cove located in Stoney Stanton Leicestershire. Conditions have varied…

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Robin Norman

Robin Norman

Robin Norman The Start I would suppose I was aquatic in nature long before I took my first breath underwater. Always attracted to water, but not necessarily washing, I went to sea with the royal navy as a Marine Engineering Technician. Joining submarines introduced me to being submerged in an…

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Jon Chitty

Jon Chitty

Jon Chitty I started diving with the RAF whilst I was going through officer training at RAF College Cranwell. This was back in 1975: and they were the days of homemade wetsuits; no BCD, just a weight-belt; sometimes a lifejacket; and just Tables for planning and then diving the dive.…

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Alex Barrett

Alex Barrett

Alex Barrett I guess my only regret with diving is that I did not train until 2004. As many do I initially trained with PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors). My initial training was with EASOD (East Anglian School of Diving) starting in February 2004 and completing May Bank Holiday.…

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Bezz Williams

Bezz Williams

Bezz Williams My Introduction to diving. My interest in the underwater world is probably similar to many divers of my age group. Watching Jacque Cousteau and Hans and Lotte Hass on TV. Seeing all the different marine life and adventures whilst diving in exotic oceans. I never ever envisaging that…

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