Oldest scuba diving club
Last updated: July 6, 2018 at 3:53 am
The Cave Diving Group was formed in 1946 by the late Graham Balcombe. The Cave Diving Group is the representative body for cave divers in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Its function is to educate and support cavers for recreational and exploratory operations in British sump conditions. In addition to being the world’s oldest dive club, it is also the longest running cave diving organisation.
As of July 5, 2018, members of the Cave Diving Group are currently involved in the rescue of a youth football team trapped in a cave in Thailand.
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