Category: Dive Trips

February 12, 2019 LStacey

Our member Jenny is currently taking some time off of her sports diver training to work with the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme. The programme studies the whale shark population within South Ari Atoll, Maldives, to gather as much data as possible to further understand and protect this endangered species. Whale sharks are the biggest fish…

November 7, 2018 LStacey

As we approach the back end of the year, and the water starts to cool down, we thought that you might like to see some of the adventures that the we have completed so this year. With Trips to Swanage, Chepstow, Stoney Cove, Farnes Islands, Blue Lagoon, along with our favourite Calvert, to name a…

September 2, 2018 LStacey

Stowe Sub Aqua club visited Stoney Cove on Wednesday hoping to catch transport from the Bus Stop. With a lack of Red Buses turning up, they were forced into taking a giant step in the hope of reaching their goal. It always seems to be the same outcome for UK Diving. Judging by the smiles,…

August 14, 2018 LStacey

On the 4th July this year, BSAC Stowe Sub Aqua Clubs Training Officer, Steve Wasilewski-Norman had a rare opportunity to join the Nautical Archaeological Society on a day’s UK diving on two of their protected wrecks, off Eastbourne on the South Coast. The first was the Holland No 5, one of the two very first…

April 20, 2018 LStacey

Whilst the visibility was comparable to Calvert, the sunny weather and trip on the boat certainly make up for it – See the bright red faces on those that didn’t wear baseball caps on the boat! 4 Stowe Club members (Steve, Sam, Tony & Les) enjoyed a day out diving 2 great wreck sites (Kyarra…

August 27, 2017 CRVince

11 of us, including 3 from MK club travelled up to Northumberland on Friday 18th August for a weekend trip diving on the Farne Islands – we have had several club trips over the years and it has always been a great trip: probably one of the best sites in the UK for marine life…

February 24, 2017 CRVince

Cat Vince, Steve Wasilewski-Norman, Roger Bray, Mark Sales, Nick Tucker and Sam Richardson gathered together at Heathrow on 31st January 2017 to fly out to The Federated States of Micronesia to dive the Truk Lagoon. It took four days from arriving at Heathrow to boarding the SS Thorfinn at Chuuk. We had an overnight stop in Manila…

November 12, 2016 CRVince

Five members of the club took a trip to Portland, Dorset on Saturday 5th November to dive the M2 submarine wreck (35mtrs max) and the Countess of Erne wreck (14mtrs max). This was the second attempt to dive the M2 submarine, the first being cancelled due to poor weather.The divers were Steve Wasilewski-Norman, George Hooper,…

July 3, 2016 CRVince

11 go mad in Leicestershire With the warmer weather seemingly with us for the month, the group descended upon Stoney Cove for a series of training dives, brushing up on our general skills and with aims of progressing the towards our respective Ocean and Sports Diver qualifications. With the majority of the team arriving on site…