June 2022 Club Meeting

Diving With a Purpose: A Seventeen Year Odyssey Underwater archaeological diving is a powerful tool that can be used to tell the story of human history. Divers assist archaeologists and researchers in their quest to analyze remnants of the past and gain a better understanding of human history and culture. Join us as Jay Haigler […]

May 2022 Club Meeting

FireLight: See the Reef in a New Light New lights are shining on the underwater world, and the results are absolutely magical. Fluorescence diving gives divers the ability to see marine creatures in brilliant, “glow in the dark” colors that are usually invisible to the naked eye. Joining us from his home in Washington state, […]

April 2022 Club Meeting

Cristina Zenato, Shark Whisperer Hollywood and the media have given sharks a bad image, but these beautiful creatures are vital to the health of our oceans. Cristina Zenato is a world-renowned shark diver and member of the Women Diver’s Hall of Fame. Over the last twenty-five years she has worked with over a dozen different […]

March 2022 Club Meeting

REEF Fish ID There are a lot of fish in the ocean, and having some idea of what you’ve seen makes it easier to share your fish tales with friends. Join us as John and Meredyth Nelson from Reef Environmental Education Foundation (REEF) help us get better acquainted with some of the fish we see […]

February 2022 Club Meeting

A Diver’s Biggest Nemesis & How to defeat it Statistics from Divers Alert Network show that more than 40% of all dive fatalities have nothing to do with diving, but are instead related to the heart. Strokes and heart attacks are a leading cause of death for scuba divers. Keep diving for many more years […]

January 2022 Club Meeting

Spineless: The Science of Jellyfish Jellyfish have been swimming in our oceans for over half a billion years—longer than any other animal. Made of roughly 95% water, jellyfish are both nearly imperceptible against their watery background and the bearers of a luminescence that revolutionized biotechnology. Join us as Juli Berwald talks about how a landlocked […]

SeaDevil Holiday Party 2021!

  Holiday Party Please join us in celebrating another great year of friendship, fun and our love of diving! All are welcome, so bring your family and friends along to help us celebrate. A festive spread of food and drinks will be provided as we spend time telling fish tales. And Scuba Santa was very […]

November 2021 Club Meeting

Over 85% of Virginia’s public lands are submerged. From the coastal zone off the Eastern Shore to the wild mountain rivers, Virginia’s sunken and submerged history includes every chapter of human occupation going back nearly 20,000 years. Join us as Brendan Burke shares how the Virginia Department of Historic Resources is helping protect and learn […]

October 2021 Club Meeting

Dolphin Communication Project Let’s talk dolphins! Equipped with a huge smile and a playful disposition, encounters with a pod of wild dolphins are a magical experience. Join us as Kelly Sweeting shares her work studying the wild Atlantic spotted and bottlenose dolphins off Bimini, The Bahamas as part of the Dolphin Communication Project (DCP). We’ll […]

September 2021 Club Meeting

Diving Cuba Are you dreaming of diving Cuba? Imagine riding in a turquoise 1950s Chevy convertible, sipping an iced daiquiri in a bar where Hemingway once occupied, or plunging below the waves to explore a marine reserve. This Caribbean destination is both pristine and exotic, boasting magnificent white sand beaches with clean, sparkling turquoise waters. […]