Newsplash: July 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of Newsplash – our regular blog round-up of what’s happening in the club. The last six weeks have been the busiest we’ve seen in a long time, with a record 18 trainees signed up for

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Plan the trip…Early May Bank Holiday in Plymouth

By Adam Howard For the first bank holiday in May, eight of us took the club van and our yellow boat to Plymouth. Plymouth has plenty of shipwrecks and marine life, and is definitely considered a club favourite. The weather

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Newsplash: April 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of Newsplash – our monthly blog round-up of what’s happening in the club. In this month’s edition: some great training on offer, including a new Dive Leader course; new qualifications; an insight into what’s involved

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A Very Parky Portland: Easter weekend, 2018

By Matt Brown Over the Easter weekend, a group of intrepid Clidivers descended onto the isle of Portland for the traditional ‘the diving season must begin at Easter’ trip. It’s always seemed a bit odd that the season begins on

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Messing about with boats: a week in the life of the bosun and his mates

By Steve Walsh, Clidive Boat Officer As you know, Clidive (i.e. you and me, the members!) owns two lovely RIBs (rigid-hulled inflatable boats): Yellow (7m long) and Blue (6.5m). The boats and their trailers take a lot of punishment over

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