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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter 17 – Early dive equipment and DIY efforts

This is the Seventeenth installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here. In Chapter One I described my first Scuba Dive, in The River Bolin near Manchester airport. The regulator was a single hose with a DIN connector onto …

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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter 15 – Ireland and shore diving in Israel

This is the fifteenth installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here. Chapter 15 – Ireland and shore diving in Israel Pat Heron (Pictured right), Ann and I were having dinner at Ardnagashel House, when a terrific commotion started …

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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter 14 – Things worth another look. (Small party projects)

This is the fourteenth installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here. Chapter 14 – Things worth another look. (Small party projects) Late in the evening of 14th February 1760 a shipwreck occurred near Bolt Tail whose loss of …

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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter 12 – More Islands, please don’t feed the animals

This is the twelfth installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here. Chapter 12 – More Islands, please Don’t feed the animals New Providence is the Main Island in The Bahamas Group. The Capital Nassau is the seat of …

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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter 11 – St Kilda, other Islands and Keith Floyd

This is the eleventh installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here. Chapter 11 – St Kilda and other Islands   “Find me a nice hotel, in The Loch -Fyne Area, where I can drive along coastal roads, eat good …

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My Life in the Blue Stuff – Chapter 9 – Torey Canyon, ECSAC help in the cleanup and seabird rescue

This is the ninth installment in the series of articles from Alan Haywood, one of the clubs early members. You can see the full series of articles here. Chapter Chapter 9 , Torey Canyon, ECSAC in cleanup and seabird  rescue By Alan Heywood It is 50 years since the oil tanker Torey Canyon loaded with …

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