‘Winter warmer’ – lucky for some

By Matt Byrne Who would have thought that the first trip of the 2019 season – the now-infamous Winter Warmer in Plymouth, cancelled the last two years due to Beasts from the East and similar – would be primarily characterised

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Newsplash January 2019

Welcome to first 2019 edition of Newsplash – our (more-or-less) monthly update on what’s happening in Clidive. Among the items in this edition: some timely safety reminders from our favourite BSAC National Instructor; the new Committee; Clidive award winners; lots

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Newsplash November 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of Newsplash – our (not quite) monthly update on what’s happening in Clidive. In this edition: lots of new qualifications; a reminder about the AGM and the Christmas Party; the 2019 Clidive Lecture Series (book

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Portland…I mean Stoney Cove training trip 12-14 October 2018

The trip report on the Portland training weekend is a very short one: “It didn’t happen”. The weekend forecast was for gale force winds that would have confined us to shore. Enter Chris’ last minute dive planning and you end

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One for the bucket list – Isle of Man (28 Sept-1 Oct 2018)

By Perry Thomas If the Isle of Man isn’t on your diving bucket list then add it – sea caverns, cat sharks, dramatic topography above and below the surface and ever-friendly seals – watch out for the playful bite marks

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