Why become a SeaDevil Member?

You get the joy and pride of knowing you’re helping to spread your love of the underwater world in a tangible way to educate the public a conserve and protect our aquatic resources.  You help us support our mission to raise the visibility and accessibility of scuba diving in our community by such means as […]

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. […]

August 2021 Club Meeting

Enchantment of Tanzania Tanzania is home to the world-renown Serengeti and the majesty of Mt Kilimanjaro, but did you know that Tanzania boasts stellar year-round diving along the Swahili Coast of the Western Indian Ocean? Join us as Michaele Bergan shares a pictorial tour of some of her adventures while spending 5.5 months in Tanzania […]

July 2021 Club Meeting

Stony Coral Disease Coral reefs represent some of the most biologically diverse ecosystems on the planet but these important habitats are declining worldwide. Florida’s coral reefs are experiencing the most devastating and widespread disease outbreak in its history. Emerging in 2014, stony coral tissue loss disease has spread throughout the entire Florida Reef Tract and […]

June 2021 Club Meeting

Erik Petkovic is an explorer, author, maritime historian, shipwreck researcher, and technical wreck diver with over twenty years of diving experience. He is the author of multiple diving and maritime history books, has been featured in dive publications worldwide and is a regular contributor to several magazines. Through Erik’s unique storytelling, relive some of the […]

May 2021 Club Meeting

It’s All About the Toys! Diving equipment has changed dramatically in the last 20 years. The cave/technical diving communities have greatly influenced the wreck, travel and sport diver. New technology and techniques have allowed divers to explore further and remain longer underwater than ever before. The move from technical to mainstream is on a steady […]

April 2021 Club Meeting

Are You Cave Curious? Cave diving has a reputation as the world’s most dangerous sport, but is that really true? Cave diving instructor, Natalie Gibb, prepares divers to safely enjoy some of the most gorgeous and remote places on the planet. As a cave explorer and photographer, she maps new dive sites and shares her […]

March 2021 Club Meeting

Reef Safe Sunscreen Divers know our reefs are under threat, but you can help protect them (and yourself) every time you apply sunscreen. Did you know that ingredients like oxybenzone, parabens and mineral oils in sunscreens and body-care products can harm our oceans, rivers, lakes and streams? Studies have shown that coral-reef damage can be caused by these ingredients […]

February 2021 Club Meeting

Coming Home What started as a liveaboard dive trip to the Red Sea, off the coast of Sudan, in 2014 became a 5-year quest to tell the story of the Macallé, and the one sailor who didn’t make it home. First, to find the WWII Italian submarine that went down in June 1940 off the […]

January 2021 Club Meeting

Manatees and Mermaids Did you know Christopher Columbus mistook manatees for mermaids? Maybe he was at sea too long, but according to a ship log dated January 9, 1493, Christopher Columbus himself said that he “distinctly saw three mermaids, which rose well out of the sea; but they are not so beautiful as they are […]