BALSAC – next meeting on Friday 4th August 2017 at 8:30pm for 9:30pm

     2017 is 18 years for BALSAC


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:

Directions can be found at the following WEB page:

2017 trips

 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

2018 trips

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 – 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


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