The NORFED Conference

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Date(s) - 03/11/2018
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The Heath Cottage Hotel

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Conference 1pm – 4-30 pm

Have you, like me, admired and envied, those wonderful shots on Blue Planet, taken under the Antarctic ice and have you considered what it would be like to dive beyond the normal limits of compressed air.

Would you like to hear first-hand from the experts who can tell you?

Phil Alberts 15 months spent on the Antarctic Survey Team will give you a clearer idea. Phil will be speaking about his experiences of diving in Antarctica.

Peter Routledge will be talking about developments in deep diving for the amateur. What is Technical diving and is it for me? Technical diving can conjure up a stereotypical image of overly complicated and difficult diving for danger addicts. Well, times are a changing. For those wanting the challenge and adventure of extending their limits underwater, technical diving could be for you.

Gordon Longworth Never mind what the ‘old uns’ in the club say, see for yourself what it was really like to dive in the 50’s and 60’s with a film from Gordon and members of the East Lanc’s Sub Aqua Club, they made them tough back then.

HMS Royal Oak was one of five Revenge-class battleships built for the Royal Navy during the First World War. Launched in 1914 and completed in 1916, Royal Oak first saw combat at the Battle of Jutland as part of the Grand Fleet. Watch Peter Rowlands moving film telling, in detail, the story of HMS Royal Oak, the events that led up to the sinking, eyewitness accounts of the young sailors aboard and what she looks like now, including the moving ceremony of unfurling the White Ensign.

Ken Crow has been running NORFED Photographic competition for many years and is a stalwart member and ex Chairman and he asks you to measure your photographic skills and ambitions against the results of the NORFED annual photographic competition.

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