December 2020 Club Meeting

Haiti Ocean Project Haiti’s oceans represent and harbor some of the ocean’s most valuable and vulnerable marine species, including sharks, stingrays, sea turtles, and marine mammals, which are critical to the health of the marine ecosystem and should be preserved for future generations. The Haiti Ocean Project (HOP) works with local fishermen to educate them […]

November 2020 Club Meeting

In search of Megalodon: Diving for Fossils The Carolinas are known for many things but, for divers, it is well known as a hot spot for finding prehistoric Megalodon teeth. The Megalodon shark, meaning “big tooth”, is regarded as one of the largest and most powerful predators to have ever lived. Join us as Marilou […]

October 2020 Club Meeting

Coral reefs cover less than 1% of the ocean’s floor, but support one quarter of the world’s fisheries. Within our lifetime we have lost between 25 to 40% of the world’s corals. Coral farming efforts are underway to rebuild populations, but the slow growth of coral through traditional fragmentation technology may not be fast enough […]

September 2020 Club Meeting

On May 30, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule roared to life from Cape Canaveral, Florida. That mission to the International Space Station marked the first manned space flight from the US since the space shuttle program ended in 2011. Long before the launchpad countdown, the astronauts on board underwent extensive training, including neutral buoyancy training in […]

August 2020 Club Meeting

Public safety divers work with local authorities, are an essential part of water rescue teams, conduct search and recovery dives, and maybe even underwater crime scene investigations. In addition to basic scuba training, public safety diving requires specialized training for hazard assessments, search procedures, diving in low visibility, and equipment like dry suits and full […]

July 2020 Club Meeting

Travel has been essentially on hold since coronavirus began dominating the headlines, but with destinations starting to reopen, what can you expect from your next travel adventure? Bring your questions for an interactive discussion with Diane Thiele, owner of Quest Dive Adventures. Discover some travel tips and tricks and whether you are traveling to the […]

June 2020 Club Meeting

Love sharks? Join us for an interactive “Quiz Show” hosted by Shark Angels. You will learn some amazing facts and maybe even a few well-kept secrets about a species we actually know very little about. From why hammerheads school to what a shark does when it has a stomach ache, you’ll not only get shark […]

May 2020 Club Meeting

Aging is a fact of life but how we handle growing older can make the difference between enjoying diving well into our Golden Years and having to prematurely hang up our fins. When taking stock of our physical capabilities as we age there are absolutes that divers should know. Understanding that we will have some […]

April 2020 Club Meeting

What stories do we tell through our images? Where do they lead us? And what isn’t told through our images? Now, more than ever, our lens is changing. Join Jennifer Idol on a journey of exploration through photography as she shares how one journey leads to the next. From helping people connect to our local […]

March 2020 Club Meeting

Everyone loves diving in warm, clear water, but have you ever thought about the excitement of diving in extreme conditions? Dark water, dams and power plants, under ice and sunken forests are conditions not normally seen by recreational divers. It’s not for the faint of heart but for those that like to live on the […]