Who We Are

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

Nigel Spiers


Nigel has been diving since 1979 after training in Stoney Cove, and is an active PADI diver with more than 100 logged dives. He is co-owner of Ocrow Estate Management Limited, which manages Dorothea Quarry on behalf of the landowners.

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

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.