TSAC NEWS & EVENTS

News and Events in the TSAC club.

2017 Dinner Dance and Presentation evening.

A great turn out and evening was had by all that attended the Trafford Sub-Aqua Club Dinner Dance and Presentation social evening last night to celebrate 2017’s year of diving and achievements. Main raffle prize was provided by our guests from Aqualogisitcs and was complimented by donations from club members. A full list of the…

Christmas Dive and meal 2017

A great turn out from TSAC for the Christmas Dive at Eccleston Delph. Nine hardy souls braving the bracing six degrees water temperature for a minimum of thirty minutes, that’s 350% up on the normal amount of two going in! Lovely to then see a mixture of club experience turning up for the meal to…

BSAC Dive Planner 2018

Hopefully you will find this BSAC 2018 wall planner helpful for organising your dives. Get the boats booked out with the E.O. and let the D.O. know what you are doing. Update the master copy on the club noticeboard. 2018_year_planner_A4_print_1_

Menai Boat Run 2017

TSAC members on club boat Nessie joined in this years Menai boat run in early April organised by East Cheshire Sub-Aqua Club. Over 20 BSAC clubs and 34 RIBs sailed down the Menai at the same time raising £1,010 for the RNLI with a presentation to the Beaumaris lifeboat crew. With fish and chips organised…

A special dive in a special year

Congratulations to TSAC membership secretary, Paul Tweedale, who in this his 65th year on the planet, has completed his 65th dive of the year this weekend on board the Gaelic Rose out of Oban. A quick re-count with the Diving Officer last week sorted out the total done this year, and after being involved with…

Calling the Coastguard

Calling The Coastguard. Some Coastguard stations have now been closed and as a result of an update from the MCA, please see the following info / link, ultimately, there is little change for us as divers. Please be reminded that in an emergency situation anyone can use a VHF radio. If anyone would like to…

Changes to the Sports Diver Medical Form

April 2016. The self-declaration medical form system has been under review from 2013 to 2015 by the UK Diving Medical Committee. As a result of this the Sport Diving Medical Form has been revised slightly. The form should be self explanatory and the procedures surrounding it have not changed. The new forms and BSAC advice…

Training update – Basic Life Support Techniques

As mentioned at this year’s AGM, BSAC have updated their BLS guidelines in accordance with the latest expert advice. Here is their full statement, please make a note… “Every five years, experts in resuscitation from organisations around the world conduct a review of published literature. The 2015 review and a resulting consensus statement form the…

RNLI Key Messages

RNLI Key Messages (see attached posters for more details)   Please take a moment to open these links / posters and read the messages sent from the RNLI. –   –      

Dive Planner

If you’re planning any dives through 2016, BSAC have released this handy wall planner showing Spring and Neap tides through the year. If you visit the BSAC website here, you can download it in A1 / A2 / A3 & A4 sized pdfs. Remember to run any dive plan ideas past the Diving Officer when…

Lancashire Marine Conservation Society

MCS News (see posters for more details)   Wednesday 9th December at 19:30: “The Freedom of the Bay” Will look at the birds and fish that live in the Bay. These animals use the winds and the tides, and are able to hunt and explore as they see fit. Among the bird life of the…

Vivian Dive Centre

Email received to club email. ————————————————————————————————– My name is Will Stratford, I’m the new owner of Vivian dive centre in North Wales I have recently reopened the centre so this is just an email outlining the centre facilities. We will be open everyday from 9am till 5.30pm with night diving available every other Wednesday of…