2017 is 18 years for BALSAC
BALSAC NEWS IS NOW AT
BALSAC – next meeting on Friday 4th August 2017 at 8:30pm for 9:30pm
Future 2017 meeting dates:
Friday 1st September 2017
Friday 6th October 2017 – Cancelled
Friday 3rd November 2017 – Cancelled
Friday 1st December 2017
The BALSAC meeting is at the Red Lion, Darely Road, Stone Edge,
Chesterfield, S45 0LW (Tele 01246 566142)
Ask to see the special BALSAC snack menu if you want something light to eat. .
The Red Lion Web page: http://www.peakedgehotel.co.uk/
Directions can be found at the following WEB page:
Malta 24th August to 28th August – Flight and hotel £450
Interested – contact with Geoff
2017 – South Africa – Great Whites Cape Town and then game view in Livingstone
Places available – talk with Geoff
27th Conference on the History of Diving -RNLI College in Poole, Dorset on 21 October
Christmas Night Dive December
Night Dive around 6:00pm and pub afterwards. To join the group Contact Gary 0794- 6835- 781
BALSAC 24th December drink with Paul
Location to be agreed. For more detail contact Rob on 07836- 316 – 481
April 2018 – Philippines
Interested – places available – contact Paul W
2018 – Dive the Titanic
Web pages with a diving twist
Please send any of your interesting Diving web pages to Balsac
Suunto recalls computer air-integration units
Diver to complete 39 dives in his 93rd year
Heroic moment a diver saves wounded shark off the coast of Indonesia
Two days in an underwater cave running out of oxygen
Beam me up! Divers use dazzling pillars
Divers retrieve Lusitania’s main telegraph
Divers find human remains on WW2 bomber
Swordfish plane wreck found in 60m off Malta
Easyjet passengers to Gatwick stranded ‘to protect turtles’
Simo Tanked the Russians…..
Become a Commercial Diver – Train in South Africa for £2500 UK HSE Approved.
Contact Paul on 07875 164335 or web www.commdivesa.com – Jack’ Dive Chest
Commercial Diving School
Second hand gear for sale
Nothing for sale.
Please note: The use of sale items requires Professional Scuba Diving Training/Certification or Instruction
to ensure correct understanding for safe scuba diving. Failure to use items without Professional
Scuba Diving Training/Certification or instruction can result in serious injury or death. If you have any
doubt on the use or suitability of these items please seek Professional Scuba Diving advice before using
sale items for scuba diving. .
If you are interested in buying/selling kit come to the meeting nights to discuss.
BALSAC is very active non-profit organisation for scuba divers
over the age of 18. BALSAC is not affiliated to any commercial
diving organisation and there are NO MEMBERSHIP FEES.
BALSAC is based in Chesterfield and since 2000 has grown to a
membership of over 450 scuba divers worldwide ranging from
beginner to instructor; amateur to commercial divers.
A free monthly e-mail is sent to all registered BALSAC members which
highlights the telephone contact details for future trips in the UK and worldwide.
BALSAC meets once a month at The Red Lion pub
in Chesterfield. These meetings are regularly attended by scuba
divers from different diving organisations and diving skill levels.
The meetings are a “relaxed” social event with formality kept to
a minimum for all to discuss current scuba diving affairs; past
trips and to plan future trips in the UK and worldwide