Speaker’s Night: Emma Farrell

Freediving is the sport of Apnea, diving with just one breath of air. Emma is one of the world’s leading freediving instructors and the author of the stunning book One Breath: A Reflection on Freediving. She has taught thousands of people worldwide to freedive, including Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Terence Stamp.

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Speaker’s Night: Andy Torbet

Andy-Torbet---Abercastle-blowhole-22Thursday 19 April 2012 @ 8pm – Oxford BSAC clubhouse

Andy Torbet: Extreme Diver, Climber, Adventurer, Zoologist and Presenter

Extreme Britain – The first instalment

Andy Torbet, having spent last year championing micro-adventures for beginners in the UK, will be discussing one of this year’s projects; showcasing just how extreme adventures can get in the British Isles.

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Speakers Night Proudly Present

Diving Incident and Safety Resource CentreOctober 13th: Diver Incident and Safety Resource Centre

Gareth Lock is the founder of Cognitas (cognitas.org.uk), an organisation promoting a “just culture” among divers and highlighting the need to encourage divers to report all incidents, however minor or innocuous they appear to be at the time.

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Speakers Night Proudly Present

Thames Valley Police

Specialist Search and Recovery Team

The Specialist Search and Recovery Team (SSRT) is involved in far more than diving.

The SSRT is a specialist team with training and expertise in search and recovery in hazardous environments. It works over land and under water, searching for and recovering items such as firearms, drugs, property, explosives and missing persons.

The team is made up of eight officers – one sergeant and seven constables – plus one police staff dive technician. The unit is involved in around 350 operations each year.

Thurs 22nd Sept @ 8pm (doors 7.30)

Open to the general public.


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