Archive for April, 2016
As a reminder for scuba divers – please could you avoid the area around & underneath the Saltfree Divers pontoon when their A flag is flying and they are freediving.
In particular we also request that divers do not use the freedive mooring lines for decompression stops.
If the freedivers had to release their counterweight system in an emergency, there is the risk of being caught by a 60kg weight.
The upcoming freedive meets are as follows:
• 30 April
• 1 May
• 21/22 May
• 11/12 June
• 9/10 July
• 30/31 July
• 6/7 August
• 27/28 August
• 10/11 September
• 24/25 September
• 8/9 October
We’d also like to remind any divers using re-breathers that you must also use a Surface Marker Buoy (SMB) throughout your dive. (However please note that yellows SMBs should only be used in emergencies.)
Thanks for your understanding.
Aqua Lung low price package. Core Stage 3 Set, single contents gauge, i300 computer explorer reg bag for £380 – saving £180
Find out more about these products on the Aqua Lung website, or pop into the NDAC Scuba Shop for a chat.
TriDri is a simple to use device that dries the inside of your drysuit.
We are currently able to offer TriDri units for the fantastic price of £49.50.
We have a demonstration unit in the NDAC Dive Shop, so why not pop in and take a look on your next visit.
Drysuits often get damp inside from:
• Even Leaks
Drying the inside, particularly the boots, can be difficult and can take up to 2 weeks if soaking wet.
TriDri can dry a soaking wet boot in 2 hours.
The telescopic tube device has a small low voltage fan powered from any USB socket.
This is a really useful addition to your SCUBA kit.
TriDri is ready to use out of the box with cable, UK Mains power supply and instructions.
By making a TriDri part of your SCUBA Equipment, you will never have to put on a damp drysuit again!
Find out more about TriDri on their website »
We are really pleased to announce that the National Diving & Activity Centre (NDAC) has reached 8,000 likes on it’s Facebook Page.
There has been a massive boost in popularity of the site with all the recent investment, particularly with our new Giant 3G Swing, Deluxe Wigwams and Caroline, our latest underwater attraction. In a little over four months we’ve had an extra 1,000 likes, a great achievement.
We created our new Facebook page in February 2011 and it has proved a very popular way of staying in touch with everyone.
Please continue to share your stories, photos and videos with us as we love seeing them.
If you haven’t already liked us you can do so in the sidebar on the right, or by visiting the NDAC Facebook Page.
Over 20,000 people saw our AprilFools post last week, but we’ve got some very exciting real news today for divers!
Later today we will be installing our latest underwater attraction, ‘Caroline’.
This 35 Tonne steel trawler traveled over 500 miles from Aberdeen in 2013 to its final home as an underwater diving attraction at the National Diving & Activity Centre.
We have recently been completing the final works to our latest underwater attraction, and this weekend the original prop was welded into place.
The new boat, named ‘Caroline’ is 11.33 metres long and the plan is to place her in the water at around 25m, providing a fantastic wreck diving experience.