Big Squid Divers Newsletter December 2014



Welcome to the Big Squid News December 2014

Thirsty Squid night, our social evening is on the 13th December at the railway tavern in Clapham., This year we are combining it with our Christmas drinks. We will be at the railway tavern from 7pm onwards. If you haven’t been before it’s very informal and friendly and you will be made to feel welcome.


Project Shark October 2014

14 Squids returned from the project shark trip on board blue horizon in the Egyptian red sea. Amongst the sightings made on the trip were oceanic, hammerhead, thresher, grey reef, white tip, manta and dugong. It was a great trip and our divers were able to contribute to shark research in the red sea for Red Sea Sharks



A novel autonomous sub

has acquired the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice. Released from a ship, the vehicle criss-crossed the underside of the floes, using upward-looking sonar to measure their shape. Read more here


Big Squid UK Trips 2015

Chepstow 21-22 March £95
Cornwall 30-31 May £279
Pembrokeshire 20-21 June £279
Portland 29-30 August £199
Lundy 12-13 September £289
Portland 10-11 October £199

Foreign Trips 2015-2016

Marsa Shagra 20-27 March £985
Truck Lagoon 02-16 October 2016 £5199

Further details on all trips here
Refresher 3rd December
Club pool night 3rd December
Enriched Air Nitrox 4th December
Open Water Referral Course 6th -7th December
Discover Scuba 7th December
Refresher 7th December
Club Pool night 7th December
Emergency First Response 14th December


Big Squid Gift Vouchers are available for Christmas

The vouchers make a great gift and they can be used for equipment, trips or courses and the value can be little or as much as you like.
We can arrange same day (PDF) or 2 day postal delivery. You can find out more here