Terms and conditions

Solstice Divers operate as a Branch of BSAC and as such dive under BSAC safe diving practices.

  • All training will only be offered to BSAC members who have a signed self declaration medical or a valid doctors certificate.
  • All prices quoted on events are subject to change but will always be best endeavour prices
  • Spaces in transport or on boats will only be reserved with a £10 or £20 deposit respectively.

Cancellation

  • More than 2 weeks notice – Full refund
  • Less than 2 weeks – Half of the cost due
  • Less than 1 week – Full amount due

Should you, find it necessary to cancel, please inform us immediately and we will try our best to fill your spaces. If the space is re-filled any deposits paid, will be returned and no charge will be made. Failing this the above conditions apply.

Cancellation by us

We require a minimum number of 3 for a small boat dive to take place.

Even if you have booked on a boat, the minimum number has to be reached for the trip to take place. Example: the first two spaces may be booked. We will do our best to fill the remaining spaces. If this is not possible, the skipper may cancel the dive. In this case you will not be charged or you may be given an option for another dive site.

Weather & Boats

Diving is weather and tide dependant. We reserve the right to change dive sites or departure times according to weather and operational requirements. On occasions due to sea, weather or safety considerations, boat operators may cancel the trip with minimum notice. In this instance your payment will be credited to you or refunded at your option.

You are advised to check your registered email before leaving to travel to dive sites as cancellations will be sent via email.

The Divers

A full check is made of divers’ qualifications and fitness to dive this documentation will be checked prior to diving. If this documentation is not presented when requested the supervisor has the right to stop that individual diving. You are responsible for the conduct of your own dive and for ensuring that you are trained and equipped for the dive site and that your equipment is safely stored when on the boat. All divers require a D.S.M.B. (surface marker buoy). Dive times must not exceed the time briefed by the supervisor.

Supervision

All training will be conducted under the supervision of a dive manager, all other diving will be agreed with the Diving Officer.

Boat diving will be conducted under supervision.

Diver List

A list of divers’ names, emergency contact name, contact number must be completed prior to diving.

Oxygen

The club has the use of Oxygen equipment, this is carried on all types of dives regular training of club members will ensure that there are people trained to use it.

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