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Candidates announced for BSAC Election 2016

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The candidates for the BSAC Election 2016 have been announced.

The following BSAC members are now standing for election to the following BSAC Council positions.

Chairman:

·         Mark Allen

·         Stephen Martin

·         Alex (Woz) Warzynski

·         Damian Wozniak

Honorary Treasurer:

·         Janos Suto

·         Louise Whitehouse

Council (three positions available):

·         Dai Atkins

·         Dave Bell

·         Trevor Brown

·         Rob Higgie

·         Claire Howard

·         Michelle Kim

·         Rachel Sharp

The voting for the BSAC Election 2016 will take place early March.  All eligible BSAC members with a valid email address will be sent full details of the online voting process, including online voting codes and candidate CVs via email in early March 2016.

As in past years, the whole BSAC Election process is being managed by Electoral Reform Services (ERS). Closing date for voting is 3pm on the 9th May (Closing date for proxy votes will be 9:30am on the 12th May).

All voting will be done online unless eligible members specifically register for a postal vote. So if you would prefer your voting papers to arrive in the post rather than online, then you have until midnight on the 31st March 2016 to log your request. To register for a postal vote, email your name and membership number to marketing@bsac.com by the 31st March.

The successful candidates will take up their BSAC Council positions after the BSAC AGM, to be held on Saturday 14th May 2016 at 9:30am at The Manfred Suite, Holiday Inn, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 2AL.

Source: www.bsac.com

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WIN a Beuchat Air Light Bag!!!

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For this week’s competition, we’ve teamed up with our good friends at Beuchat to give away an Air Light Bag!

The Air Light Bag from Beuchat is a practical travel bag that takes up minimum storage space.

  • Material: 600 denier and 1,000 denier nylon/PVC
  • Soft roller bag, easily stored in its mesh bag
  • Internal retaining straps
  • Zip fastener with eyelets for padlocks
  • Side compartment for fins
  • Outer document pocket with coated zip and carry strap
  • Backpack style straps concealed behind the foam back-plate
  • Drainage vents
  • Red over-moulded wheels; detachable wheel block

To be in with a chance of winning this awesome prize, all you have to do is answer the following question:

In a recent post on Scubaverse.com (which you can read here), we reported that the Philippines have been recognised as the World’s Leading Dive Destination at the 27th World Travel Awards. In the article it states how many islands make up the Philippines… how many are there?

Is there:

  • A) 7,209
  • B) 7,532
  • C) 7,641

Answer, A, B or C to the question above:

Beuchat Air Light Bag December 2020

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  • Enter the country you live in
  • Terms and Conditions: This competition is open to all visitors to www.scubaverse.com except for members of the Scubaverse team and their families, or employees of Beuchat and their families. A valid answer to the competition’s question must be entered. If no valid answer to the competition’s question is entered, your entry will be invalid. Only one competition entry per entrant permitted (multiple entries will lead to disqualification). Only one prize per winner. All prizes are non-transferable, and no cash alternative will be offered. In the event that the prize cannot be supplied, no liability will be attached to www.scubaverse.com. When prizes are supplied by third parties, www.scubaverse.com is acting as their agents and as such we exclude all liability for loss or damage you may suffer as a result of this competition. This competition closes on 13/01/21. The winner will be notified by email. The Editor-in-Chief’s decision is final.

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Quick Scuba Tips #1: How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving (Watch Video)

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How To Prep A New Mask for Scuba Diving. Can’t I just take my new mask diving straight out of the box? Well, actually, no. It needs a little work to make it dive ready.

In this, the first in our new scuba diving quick hints and tips series, I’m going to show you how to prepare a new mask for scuba diving with three quick techniques, all aimed at stopping your scuba mask from fogging.

Yes, this link is an affiliate link. Purchases made through these links may earn me a small commission at no extra charge to you.

Dive safe, dive often!

James


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