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Zoom talk by the Nautical Archaeological Society

Published: 14 Feb 2021

On the evening of Friday 5th of March MDG will be hosting a Zoom session with Mel from the Nautical Archaeological Society (NAS), an organisation which researches, records and protects our threatened underwater and coastal heritage.

Mel will be talking about the wreck of the Primrose Hill off the coast Anglesey, as well as talking about the projects she’s been involved with and explain more about NAS.

Members of the NAS
Members of the NAS

If any club members would like to attend, please contact Buddy or message the club via the Facebook page. More details will be made available nearer the time.

The website for NAS:
https://www.nauticalarchaeologysociety.org/our-mission

For more information on the wreck of the Primrose Hill: http://www.brecon-scuba.org/page.php?id=228... read full story

Author: Andy Stobirski - Categories
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Training restart 2021 - new Nitrox Qualifications

Published: 23 Jan 2021

MDG is pleased to announce that seven of its members have achieved a new qualification: IANTD’s Enriched Air Nitrox Diver certificate, which allows them to dive using different types of gas mixes.

The zoom classroom
The zoom classroom

Needless to say, this was achieved via virtual meetups with Zoom, and that only when it is safe to do so, real life training will be taking place to put into practice the skills learnt in the virtual classroom.

So congratulations to Jo, Henry, Peter, Shabs, Micheal, Andy and Ellen, and also thanks to their Instructor Martin!... read full story

Author: Andy Stobirski - Categories
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MDG WhatsApp Group

Published: 23 Jan 2021

WhatsApp logo
WhatsApp logo

Whilst we haven't been physically meeting during lockdown, MDG has been using a WhatsApp group to arrange trips and plan training sessions - following all appropriate Government advice, of course. We've also been using Zoom for monthly social drinks with the details being shared on the WhatsApp group.

We'd like to see as many past and current members added to the group as possible - so if you aren't currently in the group contact a Committee Member or send your phone number to buddy.... read full story

Author: Andy Stobirski - Categories
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MDG closed during COVID-19 outbreak

Published: 7 Apr 2020

COVID-19 (By Felipe Esquivel Reed)
COVID-19 (By Felipe Esquivel Reed)

The MDG club house closed on Monday the 16th of March 2020 and will remain closed until Government guidance on operating licensed premises changes. The last pool session was on the same date. Hough End Leisure Centre is closed until further notice. Our Monday and Friday pool sessions will recommence when it reopens.

We will not be booking any try dives or planning open water dives until social distancing guidelines are relaxed.

We are still contactable for other enquiries.... read full story

Author: James Dorsey - Categories
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