Monthly Archives: April 2018

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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A ‘Just Culture’ in Clidive?

For more years than I care to remember, I’ve been giving diving lectures that are all, to some extent, about managing risk and being safe. I particularly enjoy doing the one that includes the ‘incident pit’, because I have a

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