Who We Are

Dave and Steve look after the admin side of the club. Get in touch with them here: contact us.

Dave Howson

Secretary/Diving Officer

Dave has been diving since a try dive in Funchal, Madeira in 1991. He has been an active PADI member since 1994, currently Assistant Instructor #600491 and PSAI Extended Range Diver.

Dave is a chartered electrical and electronic engineer, working in product development for condition assessment tools for the electricity industry for more than thirty years.

Steve Barnard

Chairman/Treasurer/Lead Instructor

Steve's first dive was in 1994. He is a rebreather and open circuit technical instructor with over 5000 logged dives. He holds Advanced Mixed Gas Instructor qualifications with both TDI and BSAC and is a PADI Master Instructor.

Steve has a background in Scientific Diving, Emergency Response and RYA Advanced Powerboat instruction. He is commercially endorsed and is an RNLI Lifeboat Helmsman and Lifeboat Training Co-ordinator.