TSAC NEWS & EVENTS

News and Events in the TSAC club.

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Treyarnon Bay snorkelling

Treyarnon Bay snorkelling Having gone away for a weeks holiday in Cornwall with the family I promised not to take diving kit. However we took wetsuits, and I honestly have no idea how, but a snorkel, mask and fins had added themselves to the equipment! It started off with a strong wind which allowed the…

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St Abbs, training dive weekend

St Abbs, training dive weekend We all begin diving to get into the sea and to experience the underwater world and all its beauty. It is therefore very important to get new divers into the sea as soon as reasonably posible. Being a landlocked club we have to organise our diving to ensure this happens…

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TSAC’s 50th Anniversary

TSAC’s 50th Anniversary 2023 brings up an important date for TSAC, our 50th anniversary. I have attached a brief summary of the founding our club below, just for interest. We have a plan to mark the 50th anniversary and will spread the celebrations and activities throughout the year with various challenges and events for club…

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Alderley Edge mines (under ground not underwater)

Alderley Edge mines (under ground not underwater) Sunday brought a different type of descent, this time into the underworld as opposed to under water. Archaeological evidence indicates that copper mining took place here during Roman times and the Bronze Age (c. 4000), and written records show that mining continued here from the 1690s up to…

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Iron Man competition

Iron Man competition Mike Holt recently completed his first Iron Man competition. IRONMAN 70.3 Staffordshire, on 12 June 2022. This is his report of the day. Considering this was my first Iron Man 70.3 and only my second triathlon I felt confident and ready.  Preparation for this event was key, the training, nutrition and hydration…

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St Abbs – A last minute decision

St Abbs – A last minute decision The club has a motto/mission/maxim ‘To go diving and to maximise the opportunities to go diving’. Often this means that we go diving with other clubs. on holiday, basically once qualified we try to take the opportunity to get wet. With this in mind a space came up…

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New TSAC banners

New TSAC banners After discussion the committee decided to create some advertising for when we are on trips or at training. They felt it would be useful to let people know who we are when out and about. It would also be great to take photos with our promotional banners on. With that in mind,…

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Loch Fyne – RHIB diving

Loch Fyne – RHIB diving What a weekend for club diving, Plymouth with two hard boats and Loch Fyne with the two club RHIBs. It’s great to be back in action again and to be using the club’s resources. Having had the RHIBs and the trailers serviced it was a green light for the weekend.…

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Plymouth …… finally

Plymouth …… finally The annual Plymouth bank holiday dive was planned and ready to go in 2020, no go, rebooked to 2021 no go, rebooked for 2022 …. Go!!! Finally, we had managed to get the trip on, we still lost a couple of people due to covid and ended up with 17 people travelling…

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Capernwray training dive

Capernwray training dive Another excellent days training at Capernwray provided by Debbie and her team. The day turned out to be sunny, if not a little windy! The car park was reasonably full so we expected a little bit of diver soup when we were in the water. The water clarity was not the best…

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Sound of Mull and Islands dive

Sound of Mull and Islands dive Third attempt and we have finally made it, sadly not all of us, Covid, double booking and a septic cat bite meant that we were down from 10 to 7. The bonus is that we had a little bit more space on the boat and less wait for the…

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Inland sites – divers guide 2022

Inland sites – divers guide 2022 Diver net has produced a comprehensive guide to the inland dive sites of England and Wales, the full article is on Inland Sites Diver’s Guide 2021 – Divernet. I have created a summary of the article below and removed NDAC as it has recently closed. ANDARK LAKE LOCATION       Oslands…