By Alan Heywood
Alan is one of the original members of the club from back in the 1960’s. He has some amazing stories and has dived with and met some of the real superstars of the diving world. He will be doing a weekly feature for our club newsletter regaling stories from the past, it will also be featured here on the website with more pictures and details. We start with how Alan was first introduced to diving and his first tentative steps into the water.
Chapter 1 – How it all started.
Chapter 2 – Free Diving & Bluebird (working on the world speed record team)!
Chapter 3 – ECSAC, New Friends and Diver Training
Chapter 4 – The Club Room and Air Supplies
Chapter 5 – Lamorna Cove – 18 Years of Easter Dives and Shipwreck hunting!
Chapter 6 – More Lamorna, A dive to remember. Lloyd Poulton. (The Master Diver and Bridge Climber), John Rhodes and our compressor.
Chapter 7 – Devon, D-Day and other debris
Chapter 8 – Devon, Freinds, Boats and travel
Chapter 9 – Torey Canyon, ECSAC in cleanup and seabird rescue
Chapter 10 – Blue holes of Andros
Chapter 11 – St Kilda, other Islands and Keith Floyd
Chapter 12 – More Islands, please don’t feed the animals
Chapter 13 – BSAC above the Blue Stuff
Chapter 14 – Things worth another look. (Small party projects)
Chapter 15 – Ireland and shore diving in Israel
Chapter 16 – More Drive and Dive in Egypt
Chapter 17 – Early dive equipment and DIY Efforts
Chapter 18 – Diving Friends
My Life in the Blue Stuff Live – 16th August
Alan can be contacted by email – Alan J Heywood <[email protected]>