TSAC NEWS & EVENTS

News and Events in the TSAC club.

1000 and counting

Congratulations to Jon Greenbaum who completed his 1000th dive over the Easter weekend. The site chosen was the Eagles in the Garvellach Islands which form part of the Southern Hebrides. 12 club members visited on the 5 day trip, diving at 9 different locations in the area on board the Gaelic Rose. A great time was…

BSAC North West Region

Hello TSAC members, if you’re on Facebook and want to find out more about what’s happening in the BSAC North West region you should “Like” their Facebook page which you can find here: https://www.facebook.com/bsacnorthwest They advertise events and SDCs as well as being a general forum to network with other divers in our area. PS…

Dwarf Sports Coast to Coast Challenge

Please see the below from Steve Scott, former TSAC member.   Hi You may have picked up I have a passion for cycling and when possible take time off from MSB to do a bit of long distance cycling. This year is no different, though am doing it to meet another of my passions –…

BSAC Safety Talk

Who takes charge? A frequent source of questions made to the Diving Resources Team at BSAC HQ revolves around the planning and organisation of diving. As you might expect, the manner in which the question is asked frequently leads you to think and respond in different ways but the foundation remains the same. Within BSAC…

Dive Magazine offering Free subscriptions

For those of you who haven’t seen the offer, Dive magazine is currently offering free subscriptions here http://divemagazine.co.uk/subscribe . I’m pretty sure at some point these free subscriptions will become paid but for now once you sign up you just get a link to a PDF or online viewer so it might be worth a read.

This Girl Can…Dive

BSAC launched the ‘This Girl Can…Dive’ campaign in January, a spin off from the national ‘This Girl Can’ initiative launched by Sport England in January. They have reported a great response from female divers on social media, both in the UK and overseas. Within just a few days the campaign reached more than 60,000 people on…

BSAC’s guide to Boat Towing and the Law.

Important update for individuals or clubs who own or plan to tow a RIB in 2015. Please read this guide on boat towing which has been designed to update individuals and clubs as to the latest legal requirements for towing the RIB Boat_Towing_and_the_Law

Diving in Dorothea Quarry.

Sadly this last weekend there was another Scuba-Diving related death in Dorothea Quarry, plus two more divers air-lifted away to Murrayfield for decompression treatment. The British Sub-Aqua Club does not support club dives taking place at Dorothea. Just stop and read that line again. Now apply that thought to what may be involved if an…

Congratulations !

Congratulations to club members Guy Parker and Rachael Cavanagh who have just got married. After a lovely ceremony at the Old Forde House in Newton Abbot, it was on to a celebration of their marriage at The White Hart Hotel, Moretonhamstead where local band Paddy’s Whiskers got the evening entertainment off to a great start…

It’s Conference time soon

Keep connected – BSAC Diving Conference 2014 Birmingham’s NEC will once again be hosting the annual BSAC Diving Conference, which will be running alongside DIVE 2014 on the Saturday, 25 October. Open to all BSAC Diving Officers, BSAC Instructors and BSAC branch representatives, you can attend the conference and then enjoy the dive show as conference ticket…

From BSAC HQ – Get set for launch of UK National Diving Week 2014

New initiative UK National Diving Week (UKNDW) kicks off at Anglesey ScubaFest on the weekend of 16-17 August with the aim of introducing new divers to the sport of scuba diving. UK National Diving Week 2014 Over the course of the nine-day UKNDW period there will be a focus on promoting scuba diving to the…

BSAC Safety Talk This Month

Yes! that is why I do it Having just returned from an annual diving holiday to the Isles of Scilly and reflecting on the trip, it occurs to me that the whole concept of diving safety is often viewed as a very negative approach. The diving in Scillies is generally superb even though it’s location…