Club News

Farnes 2020 Trip Report

Our first UK sea dive following lock-down – at the Farne Islands National Nature Reserve in Billy Shiels Glad Tidings VIII. Amazing viz, great seal interaction and a superb dive on the wreck of the SS Abyssinia. An added bonus was sharing the boat with Ben Burville (@sealdiver), the seal whisperer. Learned some amazing things

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Congratulation Rhys Isherwood – Ocean Diver

High fives to Rhys Isherwood who has successfully completed his Ocean Diver course, completing he remaining module son his exam, at the end of May. Well done Rhys – we hope to see you back in the water following lockdown!

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Barnsley BSAC Divers Return to Diving

Following a recent meeting the committee would like to update you on our proposed outline for a return to diving. Pool Diving We have not yet received information from BPL about a proposed opening date for the pool. As soon as we have further information regarding this we will get in contact with you to

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Congratulations George & Henry

Firstly, congratulations to Henry Chapman who successfully qualified as an Ocean Diver in August 2019! Yes, you read that correctly – 2019! The completion of his qualification nearly slipped through our net unnoticed. He’s now well on the way with his Sports Diver studies during lock down. And also congratulations to George Valianis who successfully

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Diving during lockdown

We’re literally speechless. Bored of this lock down .im off scuba diving !! Posted by Nigel Kaye on Friday, April 24, 2020

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Presentation on Rebreathers – 16th April 7:30pm via Zoom

Greetings Divers – Did you know that Henry A. Fleuss developed the first commercially practical closed-circuit SCUBA between 1876 and 1878? Paul Tarn will be running a Zoom presentation on the peculiar history and usage of closed-circuit rebreather systems on Thursday 16th April 7:30pm. Even if you’re not interested in rebreather diving this will be

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Diving Kit For Sale

Hi Divers – former Barnsley club instructor, Jim Taylor, is hanging up his fins and retiring to Northumbria. Many of you will remember Jim as the purveyor of fine ales from Two Roses Brewery. Jim has put together the attached list of items with provisional pricing. If you are interested in any gear then drop

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