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Newsplash: November 2019

Welcome to Newsplash. In this bumper edition: Diving Conference highlights – a peek at 2020’s dive programme – the AGM (please be there!) – our 50th Anniversary celebrations – Christmas Party reminder – new qualifications – Try-dives and Ocean Diver

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Expedition Scapa Flow: 7-12 July 2019

By Matt Brown 21 June 1919 – “Paragraph Eleven of to-day’s date. Acknowledge”. So began the scuttling of the entire German High Seas Fleet at Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands. Exactly 100 years later, six intrepid Clidivers headed very

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Wind, Waves and Whales: St Abbs, July 2019

By Matt Byrne There is no doubt about it, this was an epic trip. Certainly, anyone sitting in Yellow during the first dive at the moment when we had an unexpected visitor is unlikely to forget it. The pair of

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Newsplash September 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of Newsplash – our (really not at all) monthly update on what’s happening in Clidive. Among the items in this edition: some great diving and training so far and more to come; more qualifications than

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Clidive Goes Handa – 22-29 June 2019

By Vineet Bewtra After a tantalising kiss with Handa during a Summer Isles trip last year, Clidive decided to go exploring properly.  Chris put together an adventurous plan of experimental diving on various marks.  Gillian suggested June would definitely be

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