Safe diving is our highest priority and we ensure that less experienced or newly certificated divers are buddied with experienced members. As indicated above, the members of our Club are amongst the most experienced scuba divers in Australia. We have a number of members with over 30 years scuba diving experience and one with more than 50 years experience. We are always happy to dive with newer divers or those who have not dived for a while.
Experienced members also assess conditions at dive sites and are available to give advice and assistance. We believe that the confidence and accelerated skills that new divers acquire when diving with us are advantages that our club is able to offer. Our safety record is excellent. Whilst dives are restricted to certified scuba divers, prospective members including non-divers and their friends are welcome to come along to any of our activities such as nights out, day trips and weekends away.
When doing boat dives in Sydney, we mostly use members' boats. These boats are skippered by very experienced boat drivers/divers (some are commercial coxswains) who have in the most, more experience than most charter operators. The the boats have safety equipment that meets or exceeds the legal requirements, even for charter boats. The skippers know the best dive sites, including dozens not visited by charter operators. Since we use the same boats each weekend, we are used to the diving procedure for each boat giving added safety.
Club members can see more information by clicking on the Club Diving Guidelines from the menu at left (only visible to members)
St George Scuba Club is a founding member of the Scuba Clubs Association of NSW (SCAN) and is committed to its aims and ideals, including diving codes of conduct.