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Devon and Cornwall Shellfish Permit

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From 1st March 2015, you require a permit to take scallops (max 15), lobster (max 2) or crab (max 2) from Devon and Cornwall.

Permits will cost £20 and are valid for 2 years. This policy is fully supported by BSAC.

If you are a club member and you would like to collect any shellfish, please make sure you buy yourself a permit before doing so!

 

First trip of 2015 in newly modifed Bath Diver!

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On Saturday 25th April Angus, Kev, Sarah, Pete P, Mark, Ian and David launched our refurbished boat, Bath Diver!

They dived the James Eagan Layne followed by Tinker Shoal from QAB, Plymouth.

Bath_Diver_first_outing

Many thanks to Kev, Pete and the club members who have given their time over the winter season to re-fit our new boat and make her ship shape for the new season!

Last Updated on Monday, 27 April 2015 21:06
 

Diving this Sunday

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There's one space left on this Sunday's Plymouth trip (19/08/2012), contact Angus if you want it.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 August 2012 21:43
 

Club AGM 2014

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On Wednesday 22nd October 2014 the club held its annual AGM.

agm prize winners

The committee elected for the year 2014-2015 was as follows:

Chair: Mike George
DO: Angus Watt
Treasurer: Rachel Pedrick
Secretary: Jo Swarbrick
Membership Sec: Laura Mann
Training Officer: Matthew Tressider
Social Sec: Hannah Collins
Equipment Officer: Kev Eyles
Members without portfolio: Pete Plume, Glynn Webster, Ian Straton, Mark Plaxton

The photo competition winners (as voted by those present) will hopefully be up on the website soon (subject to agreement). Best overall photo went to Pete Plume with three shrimps in a row.

The winners of the club awards were as follows:
Chairmans Award: Mark Plaxton for sterling work as the Training Officer
Rusty Molegrips: Ian Stratton, for support in purchasing a new RIB for the club
Wildlife molester: This year goes to a 'Spotter', Laura Mann for finding Nudibranchs everywhere.

Finally, the cake sale raised £55 for the boat fund. And was tasty, even if I say so myself! Thank you to all who ate, cooked and donated.

 

50th Anniversary

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Bath SAC 33 50th Birthday Party

Bath Sub Aqua Club, one of the oldest diving clubs in the UK, celebrated in June 2006 its 50th anniversary with a weekend of activities including a mass dive and barbecue on the Dorset Coast.

Diving took place throughout Saturday and culminated with a mass dive in the late afternoon with over 20 divers in the water at once. For those who survived the evening BBQ further diving took place on the Sunday.

50th Anniversary Raffle

Bath BSAC will be holding a raffle to raise money for the RNLI and to put towards a fund for buying new kit for the club to expand the training opportunities for the local area.

The raffle will be drawn during the club AGM in November and the prizes so far consist of:

  • 2 x 5 day dive packages (worth £335 each) courtesy of Emperor Divers.
  • 1 x large reel and 1 x compact reel courtesy of McMahon Engineering.
  • 1 x camera bag and 1 x t-shirt courtesy of beaver sports.
  • 1 x £200 voucher towards any Red Sea Liveaboard courtesy of Tony Backhurst Scuba Travel.
  • 1 x delayed SMB, 1 x small reel and 1 x buddy line courtesy of Ambient Pressure Diving.
  • 1 x £100 Voucher towards any new drysuit from O'Three courtesy of O'Three Ltd.

A huge thank you to all the companies above for generously donating prizes to our raffle.

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 October 2010 14:38
 


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Ever wondered what it would be like to try-diving?

We've made a video that you can view on our facebook page (@BathSubAquaClub) that shows you what to expect if you do a try-dive wth us in the pool.

Interested?

Please get in touch via contact@bath-divers.co.uk!