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Competitions and Awards

MDG has a number of competitions throughout the year, the trophies being awarded at the annual dinner.
  • Chris Sherlock Trophy: Chris Sherlock was a young diver who tragically died shortly after completing his training.  The Chris Sherlock competition is a kind of diving themed It's a Knockout team event which takes place in early November. The trophy was donated to the club by Chris' parents.   In recent years it has taken place at Chorlton Leisure Centre but previously was outdoors at Salford Quays.

  • Roger Lyons Navigation Competiton: Takes place on Lake Windermere near Hawkshead in late September / early October.  Competitiors navigate around the course in very poor visibility finding a series of buoys with the aid of a compass. The winner is the one who successfully finds the most buoys in the quickest time.
  • Photo Competition: Prizes are awarded for UK and overseas categories
  • Trainee of the Year