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Club Diary

This section details forthcoming club events. E-mail the Webmaster to add events to this list.

We meet socially on the LAST Monday of the month (except Bank Holidays) and have a pool session on the third Monday of the month - see below. Please see our Club Meetings page for location details of these events.

When you book onto any of the diving trips mentioned below, you MUST discuss your qualifications and current (i.e. this season's) diving experience with the event organiser to ensure you have the correct level of skills for the diving being planned. SDC = Skill Development Course

Looking for a Skill Development Course? Click here to see BSAC's full list of courses and dates.

Key
Diving Trip New/amended entry (in last week) Club Training New/amended entry (in last fortnight) Provisional: awaiting names or confirmation.

2018

Date Event
Sat/Sun 24/25 Mar Hardboat Diving, Red Alert, Plymouth. Contact Simon to book space.
Sat/Sun 19/20 May Hardboat Diving, Red Alert, Plymouth. Contact Simon to book space.
Sat/Sun 29/30 Sep Hardboat Diving, Red Alert, Plymouth. Contact Simon to book space.

2017

Date Event
Mon 26 June Club Night - 18:30 at the Cornubia. See meetings page for information.
Sun-Tue 2-4 July Hardboat Diving, Red Alert, Plymouth with Seasearch. Contact Chris Webb
Sat-Mon 15-17 July Hardboat Diving, Lyme Regis with Seasearch. Contact Chris Webb
Mon 31 July Club Night - 18:30 at the Cornubia. See meetings page for information.
12-19 August Club Trip to Scapa Flow - Trip Full. Diving 13-18 August. Contact Fiona
Mon-Tue 14-15 Aug Lundy with Seasearch. Contact Chris Webb
Sat-Mon 19-21 Aug Hardboat Diving, Red Alert, Plymouth with Seasearch. Contact Chris Webb
TUESDAY 29 August Club Night - 18:30 at the Cornubia. See meetings page for information.
Sat & Sun 2 & 3 Sep Hardboat Diving Dartmouth with Seasearch. Contact Fiona
Fri 15 to Sun 17 Sep Hardboat Diving, Lyme Regis with Seasearch. Contact Chris Webb
15 to 24 September Southampton Boat Show
Mon 25 September Club Night - 18:30 at the Cornubia. See meetings page for information.
Sat & Sun 7 & 8 Oct Hardboat Diving, Red Alert, Plymouth. Contact Simon to book space.
21 & 22 October DIVE 2017, NEC, Birmingham
Mon 30 October Club Night - 18:30 at the Cornubia. See meetings page for information.
Mon 27 November Club Night - 18:30 at the Cornubia. See meetings page for information.
Mon 18 December Club Night - 18:30 at the Cornubia. See meetings page for information.

What you missed in 2017
Note: club meetings and training are not listed.

Saturday 21 January Social get-together with current and former members in Bristol.
Sun 19 February Kit Testing Dives, Cromhall.
Sat & Sun 25 & 26 March Hardboat Diving, Red Alert, Plymouth. Cancelled due to bad weather
Sat/Sun 3/4 June Hardboat Diving Dartmouth with Seasearch.
Tue/Wed 6/7 June Hardboat Diving, Red Alert, Plymouth with Seasearch.
Fri-Sun 9-11 June Lundy Island, sailing from Bristol Docks aboard Pride of Bristol. Cancelled due to bad weather

What You Missed In 2016....
Note: club meetings and training are not listed.

Date Event
Sun 6 March Warm-up dive at Cromhal Quarry.
Sat & Sun 2 & 3 April Hardboat Diving, Red Alert, Plymouth (cancelled due to bad weather)
Sat & Sun 11 & 12 Jun Seasearch Dives, Plymouth Hard Boat.
6 & 7 August Lundy live-aboard Pride of Bristol.
Sat & Sun 24 & 25 Sep Seasearch Dives, Dartmouth
Sat & Sun 8 & 9 October Hardboat Diving, Red Alert, Plymouth.

What You Missed In 2015....
Note: club meetings and training are not listed.

Date Event
Sat 15 March Refresher Training, Cromhall Quarry
Mon 16 March AGM and Refresher First Aid
Sat 11 April Hardboat Diving - Red Alert, Plymouth. (Sunday was blown out due to bad weather)
Sat & Sun 9 & 10 May RIB Diving, Challaborough. Blown out :-(
Sat & Sun 13 & 14 June

Hardboat Diving with Seasearch, Dartmouth. 4 Scenic dives with interesting life logged

Fri 14 - Sun 16 August Lundy aboard Pride of Bristol.
Sat & Sun 3 & 4 October Hardboat Diving - Red Alert, Plymouth.
Sat 24 to Sat 31 October Club Trip to Motenegro
Mon 21 December Club Christmas Meal, Portishead

What You Missed In 2014....
Note: club meetings and training are not listed.

Thu 20 February

Graham Scott and Peta Knott, Wessex Archaeology - a talk about the Iona II dive trail being developed for English Heritage.

Sun 30 March Quarry Diving as weather at sea was poor
Mon 31 March

Club AGM

Sat & Sun 12 & 13 April

Hardboat Dartmouth - Dived Start Point Race, reef to NE of Start Point and the wreck site of 'Spirit of the Ocean'

Sat & Sun 26 & 27 April Diving in Plymouth cancelled due to bad weather :-(
Sat 24 May Ilfracombe - Test Diving the Ioan II protected wreck trail
Sat & Sun 19 & 20 July Challaborough RIB Diving - Contact Simon
7 to 10 August Lochaline, Scotland - RIB Diving. 6 Great dives in the Sound of Mull
Sun 31 August Hardboat Diving, Plymouth. Saturday was blown out. Sunday we dived Eddystone Reef and Hands Deep
Sat & Sun 4 & 5 October Hardboat Diving, Blue Turtle, Lyme Regis. Baygitano, Saw Tooth Ledges and St Dunstan

What You Missed In 2013....
Note: club meetings and training are not listed.

Sat 5 January Curry Evening
Sat & Sun 6 & 7 April Hardboat Diving, Plymouth.
Very unlucky with the weather at the start of the season with dives being cancelled due to bad weather.
Sat 20 July Firestone Bay, Plymouth - Shore dive
Thu 9 to Mon 12 August Hardboat Diving, Lochaline, Sound of Mull, Scotland. A great weekend's diving!
Sat & Sun 28 & 29 Sep

Seasearch Diving, Dartmouth.

Sat & Sun 12 & 13 October

Hardboat Diving, Blue Turtle, Lyme Regis.
Dived the St Dunstan, Baygitano, Sawtooth Ledges and Cod Ledge

Sat 30 November BCD Curry Night

Click here to see what we have done in previous years.

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