High Wycombe SAC had a high old time in a local waterway cleaning up for the BSAC Underwater Litterpick campaign.
A local stretch of water called the Dyke in Hollywell Mead was the location for a very productive clean-up day, with 20 divers and volunteers working to bring up 25 bin bags full of rubbish.
Amongst the more unusual of their impressive Underwater Litterpick haul was a safe, a bucket of solid concrete and two bath tubs.
High Wycombe is just one of more than 60 BSAC clubs who have organised and delivered clean ups as part of this year’s initiative.
The BSAC Underwater Litterpick 2013 runs until 31 October and a final 2013 report will be produced by the end of the year.
For each Underwater Litterpick dive completed, divers have been asked to complete and submit a survey form outlining what they have retrieved. This information will go towards the Marine Conservation Society’s research into marine pollution.
For more information on the BSAC Underwater Litterpick 2013, click here.
SCUBAPRO Free Octopus Promotion 2023
Free Octopus with every purchase of a SCUBAPRO regulator system
Just in time for the festive season, divers can save money again with the FREE OCTOPUS winter promotion! Until December 31st SCUBAPRO offers one of the two new Octopus models S270 or R105 for free with every purchase of a regulator system!
The S270 OCTOPUS is free with purchase of a MK25 EVO/D420 or MK19 EVO/D420, MK25 EVO/S620Ti or MK19 EVO/ S620Ti in INT or DIN versions. A R105 OCTOPUS is free with purchase of a MK25 EVO/S600 or MK17 EVO/S600, or MK25 EVO/G260 or MK19 EVO/G260 or MK19 EVO BT or MK25 EVO BT/ G260 CARBON BT in INT or DIN versions.
SCUBAPRO offers a 30-year first owner warranty on all regulators, with a revision period of two years or 100 dives. All SCUBAPRO regulators are of course certified according to the new European test standard EN250-2014.
Available at participating SCUBAPRO dealers. Promotion may not be available in all regions.
Find an authorized SCUBAPRO Dealer at scubapro.com.
More information available here: SCUBAPRO Free Octopus Promotion 2023
Indo siren destroyed by fire
Indo Siren, a vessel from the Master Liveaboards Fleet, has been destroyed by a fire this morning. Thankfully, all guests and crew members are safe.
Master Liveaboards have released the following statement:
During our current cruise in Raja Ampat, on the morning of 30th November, a fire broke
out on Indo Siren. At the current time we are still assessing the events around the incident,
and will be working with authorities, so cannot currently comment further.
All guests and staff departed the boat, without further incident. They are now with our
ground crew who have organised accommodations while we assist with all their other
needs going forwards.
We are currently evaluating the issues created by the fire on upcoming trips. Guests who
are likely to be affected by enforced cancellations or changes will be contacted in due time
when plans are finalised.
We are incredibly grateful that this incident was not more serious and that everyone who
was onboard, both crew and guests, are safe and well.
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