WHAT’S BEEN GOING ON IN DECEMBER AND JANUARY?
Here’s a warm(ish) welcome to 2014; and a Happy New Year to all our Club Members. You’d be forgiven for thinking
probably not much has been going on over the last couple of months but you’d be wrong! Where to start?!
CONGRATULATIONS TO PHIL WYATT (OPEN WATER SCUBA INSTRUCTOR), IAN REYNOLDS
(AI) & JO MCMANUS (DIVEMASTER)
Congratulations to our latest Pro
Wyatt, Ian Reynolds and Jo McManus for
achieving their Open Water Scuba
Assistant Instructor and Divemaster
For those of you have done their AI and
course you will realise it’s not an easy
get these qualifications and both have
the time and effort to gain these
Congratulations to you all from everyone
at Bolton Area Divers.
6th February marks
the one year Anniversary of the date
Bolton Area Divers lost one of our best
Instructors in a tragic road traffic
Andy Brooks is regularly in our thoughts
and often talked about at the Dive
Centre and on Club Trips.
It doesn’t seem like it was that long
ago when he was helping us shovel the
snow in the Dive Centre car park,
throwing snowballs and having a good
time. That was the weekend before we
There are still plenty of reminders of
Andy around the Dive Centre. He was one
of the most genuine, caring and
thoughtful people you could ever wish to
Not a bad word to say about anyone.
Always smiling, laughing and hugging.
All his students are a testimony to his
skills as a great Scuba Instructor.
He will always be missed. There will
always be an empty place on a dive boat
where he should be. There will always be
a hug missing on a Saturday morning at
the Dive Centre now he is not here to
Our memories of him will always live on.
Miss you loads Andy,from all at Bolton