Calendar

Feb
22
Sat
2020
Freediving @ Room 305
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Freediving @ Room 305

Freediving is the true “SILENT DIVE”. Learn all about this skill. Use these skills to get closer to those rare animals and fish in the ocean.

Fiji- Michael Brown @ Room 305
Feb 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Cuba Island Lost in Time- Larry Cohen & Olga Torrey @ Room 305
Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Cuba Island Lost in Time- Larry Cohen & Olga Torrey @ Room 305

Cuba Island Lost in Time
In 1962, the US government prevented US citizens from traveling to Cuba. In 2015 the US and Cuba started to normalize diplomatic relations. Larry and Olga have been to Cuba twice. They will talk about their adventures diving the Bay of Pigs, and Gardens of the Queen. They will discuss the many species of marine life including the healthy shark, grouper and American crocodile population. They will also share their exploration of Havana and the countryside. Showing the culture and life styles of the Cuban people.

The Aging Diver- Dr. Lynn Diggs @ Room 305
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Deadliest Great Lakes Shipwrecks- Erik Petkovic @ Room 305
Feb 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Deadliest Great Lakes Shipwrecks- Erik Petkovic @ Room 305

Deadliest Great Lakes Shipwrecks

Relive the tragic stories of the 10 deadliest shipwrecks in the Great Lakes. Using vivid archival photos, spectacular underwater images, captivating accounts of survival, and long forgotten calamitous stories, Erik brings these deadly tales out of the depths.

Underwater & Topside Mexico- Larry Cohen & Olga Torrey @ Room 305
Feb 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Underwater & Topside Mexico- Larry Cohen & Olga Torrey @ Room 305

Underwater & Topside Mexico:
Mexico offers a variety of underwater experiences for the adventurous scuba diver. From Cozumel, Riviera Maya, the Sea of Cortez and Socorro, Mexico is never mundane. Larry and Olga will show images from their travels on both the east and west coast of this compelling country. They will discuss the variety of marine life in each location. They will also share their exploration of the culture, terrestrial wildlife and archaeological sites.

SOMD Divers Club Meeting @ Room 305
Feb 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
SOMD Divers Club Meeting @ Room 305

Southern Maryland Divers, LLC is proud to fully support the Southern Maryland Dive Club. While not tethered to the business, the dive club has the full support of the shop. The club is designed for everyone and anyone to join us at our meetings to learn new things, discuss dive trips, and meet new people.

The club has no membership requirements or dues, and is very informal. Just show up to the meetings and enjoy the content that has been put together for you.

The club schedules local fun dives, oyster diving, and other fun SCUBA related activities. ​

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Feb
23
Sun
2020
Pirate Women of the Caribbean- Laura Duncombe @ Room 305
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Close to Home Adventures- Larry Cohen & Olga Torrey @ Room 305
Feb 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Close to Home Adventures- Larry Cohen & Olga Torrey @ Room 305

Close to Home Diving Adventure!
As divers and underwater photographers we love to travel to exotic destinations, but we also love to dive close to home. Jumping in our car could be as exciting as taking nine flights to the other side of the world! Join Larry and Olga as they travel up and down the east-coast. They will show images of blue lobsters and ice diving in New England. The blue sharks and marine life near Montauk. Shipwrecks off the coast of New York, New Jersey, 1000 Islands, as well as the attractions of Dutch Springs Park for scuba divers and the caves of Central Florida. They will also show photos of the wrecks, marine life and sand tiger sharks from North Carolina, known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic that lures divers from around the world. Larry and Olga will also discuss the photo techniques used to capture the images.

Shark Diving in Rhode Island- Michael Eversmier @ Room 305
Feb 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Shark Diving in Rhode Island- Michael Eversmier @ Room 305

Beautiful Blues
Looking for a different diving adventure that is easy and close to home? How about swimming with one of the ocean’s most beautiful sharks, the blue shark. Just 20 to 30 miles off our northeast coast, where the gulfstream meets coastal waters, is a prime area to encounter blues and other interesting pelagics like makos, ocean sunfish, tuna, turtles, whales and dolphins. Discover why you’ll want to make this adventure a bucket list priority.

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