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Rob Mason

Dost Hill Dive Report

Despite appalling weather (thunderstorms!), the Dost Hill dive site near Tamworth turned out to be a pleasant little in-land granite quarry offering a decent training facility. With depths up to 24m, and typically good viz, it’s well worth a visit. The 11-strong dive team logged a number of dives.  The wet weather caused a milky

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Rob Mason

Report from the Red Sea

The dive team arrived in Hurghada on schedule and set out on the ‘Blue O Two Fin’.  Rob logged his 100th dive, and MarkH his 57th year!!  Three dives completed (one at night) at Posiedon reef and Ras Mohammed – more to follow…  

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LindaM

Congratulations

Hi All meant to also say Congratulations to Steven – he passed his Ocean Diver theory test Congratulations to David P – who passed his PIE and is now a fully qualified Open Water Instructor. Cheers Linda

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Rob Mason

Farewell to MarkR

After some eight years of unswerving and dedicated support to Barnsley BSAC Divers, Tuesday night saw the sad farewell of Instructor and BSAC Advanced Diver Mark Robinson .  Mark epitomises club diving – always there to help, support and advise – unselfishly giving up his time to go that extra mile.  He will be genuinely missed by the

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Rob Mason

Pembrokeshire Dive Report

The ten man Barnsley BSAC team rocked up to Pembrokeshire to try No. 88 from the “Top 100 British (edit…. Low-Vis) Shore Dives” rated 3 stars…. There are two Blue Lagoons in the UK. They are very similar in a lot ways. Mainly, viz! Rubbish. One thing to consider on any dive is Paul’s “Test

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LindaM

8 Acre Lake – 4th May 2014

On 4/5/14 Linda, Les and Neil went on a trip to 8 Acre Lake. This is site that the club has not been to for several years due to its poor viz. Well, what a change! The viz has improved a lot and made it a very enjoyable day. The good bits: It’s less an

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LindaM

DiveFest Re-Run 5th April – Capernwray

Following the annual DiveFest at the Blue (or more probably Black) Lagoon, the club is going to Capernwray on Saturday 5th April. Contact Mark R or Linda for details.

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