The sailing season is about to start and it was time to meet old – and some new – friends. Represented were The Baltic sea challenge; dive clubs Nautic Club, Saaristomeren Sukeltajat and Sukellusjaosto; as well as the Finnish Lighthouse Society, Meripelastusseura (Search and rescue association), Pidä saaristo siistinä (keep the archipelago clean) and many …
May 2019 archive
Turun NMKY:n Sukellusjaosto pays a visit to our museum on 6th June 2019 at 18.00. As an expert guide we have Jouko Moisala and he will answer questions regarding the history of diving, the exhibition items and the association itself. Participants should register at Sukellusjaosto’s forum. Old diving gear is accepted with open hands and …
Historical Diving Society of Finland owns a 16th century diving bell replica called Mårten, an “aquarium” (a telephone booth with a glass window for dive presentations) and a cage/platform for lowering a (commercial) diver into water. In addition we own three hand driven air pumps (compressors): two made in Russian and one, by Siebe-Gorman, of …
Our swedish friends Svensk Dykerihistorista Förening organises a historical diving event on 24.-26.5. in Stockholm at Dyktankhus next to the Vasa-museum. In the programme there is barbeque, festivities and diving demonstrations, a gala dinner, lectures and the event will end with a lunch.
There are two noteworthy events in May. Pax Navis on 23rd of May is the opening of the sailing season, with dive boats on display, and many old friends present. The tenth annual Day of Diving on 30th of May is an event offering historical diving experiences to attendees. Welcome!