CSAC Goes to Orkney (and almost Shetland) 2018

Members of CSAC have just returned from their bi-annual pilgrimage to Orkney. They went up with plans to dive the German High Seas Fleet that was scuttled in Scapa Flow nearly one hundred years ago as well as exploring the many wrecks and reefs around the Isles. There were also plans to push on up to Shetland but the sea refused to comply.

Sea swell notwithstanding, we enjoyed fantastic weather, even breaking out the shorts and slapping on the sunscreen on a couple of occasions! There were also chances to take in the local surroundings when we moored up on the various islands that make up Orkn...

Photos from 'In at the deep end'

On the 25th of January, Peter Shore spoke to us about his experiences working as a Navy clearance diver in the 1950s. The event was well attended by members from both CSAC and other Bristol dive clubs.

Join us for "In at the deep end", a talk by 1950s Navy diver Peter Shore

Upstairs at the Orchard Inn at 8pm on Wed 25th January, Peter Shore will be coming along to give us a talk about his experiences, training and working as a Navy (mine) clearance diver in the 1950s.

The talk will cover:- the diving equipment of that era, Navy training, serving in the Suez crisis and the Korean war and many anecdotes!

So if you want to find about about 2 man piloted mini submarines, pioneering re-breathers (and everything else) then don't miss this.

It should be an interesting evening so please come along.

See flyer attached. £5 at the door. Directions to the Orchard Inn are ava...