Club News

Mark Hatfield

Club T-Shirts

A number of you have asked about ordering the “official” club shirts or other stuff. Lauren Clifford has kindly volunteered to do the ordering. You have probably seen (and admired!) other members wearing the shirts on club nights so you probably have a good idea of how they look. The garments are printed on the

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LindaM

8 Acre Lake training report

Well done to Dylan and Mark who both completed their qualifications today. Thanks to DavidP for getting that sorted. The weather was not too bad, just drizzle and the visibility was very poor around the Helicopter and Lady of Leeds!. I discovered that one of my weight pockets is loose – thanks Mark for retrieving

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Rob Mason

Capernwray Training Report

A BIG ‘well done’ to both Debbie and Kelly for braving the cold waters of Capernwray to complete their first Ocean Diver Open Water training dives. Mask-clearing is not the most enjoyable skill to practice in 10 degrees! Also thanks to ChrisN and Jim for helping out and supporting the training. A good day enjoyed

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Paul Richardson

Tuesday Night Meetings

I am pleased to be able to advise you that after lengthy negotiations with the Metrodome management we have secured a permanent meeting room. From now on the room adjacent to the bowling alley (the boardroom) is where we will meet. On occasions the room will not be available due to major events but we

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Rob Mason

St Abbs 2015 Trip Report

A small team completed the first Barnsley BSAC UK sea dive of the year in St Abbs, Scotland. PaulR, MarkH, Rob, Lauren (with Irene), Ann and Mary met up at Green Ends Gully in Eyemouth on Friday for a shakedown shore dive. Mary completed her first UK sea dive – in a 5mm wetsuit in 8

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LindaM

Dahab 2015 Trip Report

This was always destined to be an enjoyable trip – although less so for Trevor with his bust-up knee than the rest of us. This was a real shame given that Trevor had organised the trip – but we’re glad he decided to come and sit in the warm sunshine while we all went diving.

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Mark Hatfield

Announcing BARNSLEY BSAC’s great Open Water training weekend

The water is finally reaching a temperature where it is survivable in a semi-dry suit (note: it will still be bracing…). So for the first time that I can remember we are off to Capernwray for a whole weekend. If you are an Ocean Diver trainee and have completed your theory assessment and pool lessons,

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