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Looking ahead to the new season.

One of the problems we have is students do not look after the equipment they use, as it is not theirs, so we have to constantly maintain and repair it. This is something that is familiar to all divers.  The temptation of putting off servicing equipment for a little...

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Moving Forward

We have used the winter months to start some building work in the dive centre.  Within the near future both classrooms will be finished, as will the new service centre.  This will be located at the back of the centre, on the ground floor, and finally a new fire exit...

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Blue Moon Blog

It’s been two weeks since our last blog from Kanina highlighting the work of the Manta Ray Trust. The start of the year has been busy with lots of enquiries from Scout groups, Army & Air Cadets and individuals. We are well on the way to giving all those who want a...

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The Start of a New Year.

Over the Christmas period we have been busy renovating the dive centre.   We have put up a new plasterboard ceiling in the equipment area and built 3 stud walls with fire doors and new fire exits to adhere to fire regulations.  Although this is necessary work, it was...

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Thank You

I would like to start off by wishing everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of Orca’s many staff members. Although most students connect with their Instructors and sometimes Dive Masters, there is a...

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As the year comes to an end

September September all of the schools returned and we picked up where we left of working with numerous different schools including Basildon Academy, who started to set up the after school club which we have run now for the last 5 years.  Lots of weekends were spent...

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As we continue through the year

May In May, we were back with Purleigh Primary School with year 5 &6 giving DSD’s in their pool.  This we have been doing for the last three years and look forward to many more.  We also went away on our first overseas Orca Academy trip of the year.  This was to...

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First in a while

We have now been at the new centre for just over a year and are getting close to having everything the way we want it. One of the main things we were wanting was a new website, and part of that is a new blog to let you know what is going on. To that end we are going...

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