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April 2017 – Decompression Software (talk)

At this month’s social evening (25 April) George gave a presentation of decompression software. After reminding us of the basics learnt in our BSAC training (on-gassing, off-gassing, MOD and partial pressures), he then developed the evening with decompression gradient factors, decompression

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April 2017 – Scuba Magazine Postcard

Once again BUDC had a mention on the postcards page of Scuba Magazine.   The April 2017 edition showed a photo of the Rutlish School Cadet Try dive.

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April 2017 – Compressor Training

1 April was not for April fools this year as 5 of us met in Tim’s garage – the home  of our shiney Club 300 bar compressor, bought with money from the Sport England grant.  The objective was for us

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March 2017 – Boat Handling Course

Report by Kirsten Dwyer Boat Handling Course – 4/5 March 2017  – Photos It was a bright, sunny, warm morning when we met up at Vicky’s Café to start our Boat Handling Course…….(if only) …. actually it was cloudy, wet

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February 2017 – CPR/Defib (Role Play)

On Tuesday 28th February Alan ‘Holby City’ Kennedy ran his CPR/Defib Role Play and training at the football club. Alan marked out the boat on the floor with tape and groups had to role play a scenario of a buddy pair

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January 2017 – Decompression video

31 January 2017 – At this month’s social evening we watched one of the talks given at the BSAC Diving Conference 2016.  The talk, ‘Thoughtful Management of Decompression Stress’ given by Neil Pollock was very interesting and most of it

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January 2017 – Rutlish School CCF Try dives

We were again asked by the Rutlish School CCF to give some of their members an opportunity to have a go with scuba kit so we arranged 2 sessions for them on the evenings of 23rd and 30th January 2017

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January 2017 – Oxygen Administration Course

Following on from the course Alan Kennedy ran in October 2016, a further five club members met in the ‘shed’ at the bottom of Alan’s garden on 14th January for the O2 adminstration course refresher.  As before, all agreed Alan

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November 2016 – Historical Diving Society talk

Michael Fardell from the Historical Diving Society gave a short presentation about the HDS and it work – he was accompanied by Tony Marshall currently treasurer of the HDS but who previously served as vice chairman of the BSAC for 9 years

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October 2016 – Narvik Diving (slideshow presentation)

At this month’s social event, Paul gave a presentation on diving in Narvik.  This included some historical background to the wrecks and some photos of the trip that took place a few years ago.  We also discussed possible trips for

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