First scuba diving club

Last updated: May 1, 2020 at 14:28 pm

1935 — The club named Club des scaphandres et de la vie sous l’eau, a.k.a. Les Sous l’eau, (scuba diving and life underwater club, a.k.a. the underwater people), was founded by Yves Le Prieur and Jean Painlevé in Paris.

The first scuba diving club is not the oldest active scuba club.
Vianney Mascret. L’aventure sous-marine : Histoire de la plongée sous-marine de loisir en scaphandre autonome en France (1865-1985). Education. Université Claude Bernard – Lyon I, 2010.

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