May 2007 E-Newsletter

May 16th General Meeting

Join photographer and Fathoms editor Ethan Gordon for Creative Ideas for Underwater Photographers

In this talk Ethan Gordon will explore creative ideas in underwater photography. This show is designed to inspire those who take cameras beneath the waves and entertain those who just want to look at beautiful images. Ethan will explore ideas such as choosing subject matter, creative lighting, and capturing motion in a still frame. In addition, Ethan will show a sneak peak at some of his current projects in the works.

Fathoms Magazine will also be offering a special subscription offer to anyone in attendance.

See more of Ethan's work: 

Learn about Fathoms Magazine:

Don’t forget about the monthly members Dive the Giant Ocean Tank drawing!

Next Eat-and-Greet Meeting:

When: Wednesday June 6th, 2007
Time: 6:30 p.m.

Location: home of
Uma Mirani
45 Walker Street, #2
Somerville, MA 02144
Directions available on the website

Upcoming Events:

22nd Annual BSC Treasure Hunt
Sunday May 20, 2007 (Rain or Shine)
Time: 9:00am to 4:00pm
Place: Stage Fort Park Gloucester, MA

*Free Parking
*Take out food available or bring your own Cooking is okay bring own grill
*Schedule of Events
9:00-9:30am Registration
10:00-11:00am SCUBA Event
11:00-12:00pm Snorkel Event
2:00-3:00pm Trophies and Prizes Treasure Hunt

$10 Entrance fee, addition $1 per person for Snorkel Event

6 person max teams, club or shop

Required Equipment for Scuba Event: Wet or Dry suit with BC, tank, regulator with pressure gauge, weight belt, mask, fins, snorkel, knife and catch bag.

NEADC is organizing a team for the event - so please come join us.

June 23: NEADC White Water Rafting trip - Email Al for more info.

July 28 Great Annual Fish Count - over $9,000 in prizes! We need divers and site coordinators. email Bob Michelson to sign up. More info on the website

There are more events in the Diving Community, take a look at the events page for a complete listing. If you have anything to add, email

Shore Dives

2007 Shore dives are up on the website. Remember to contact the leader a few days before the trip to sign up. Here are some of the upcoming dives:

May 19th Dry Dive on Cape Ann 9 am @ Burger King 128 Tour of Cape Ann Diving Sites Anna Krowczynska
May 20th East Point Nahant Tom Bergendahl
May 29th Folly Cove Night Dive Steve Whitford
May 31th Canoe Beach, Nahant Full Moon Dive Alicia Lenci
June 3rd TBA Anna Krowczynska
June 8th Night Dive
Meet at 630pm @ Burger King 128
Val & John Feehan
June 10th North Shore Dive Steve Whitford
June 17th Introduction to Kayak Diving - Chandler Hovey (Marblehead) Tom Bergendahl
June 17th TBA - Meet at 10am at Burger King Dan Sprague

Boat Dives

Boat dives are up for the 2007 season! Sign up fast to ensure your space. Check the site often, more dives are always being added!

June 16 TBA 3 slots left $60
June 24th Chester Poling and Halfway Rock
Filled (you can still get on the waiting list)
July 3rd Night Dive
Filled (you can still get on the waiting list)
July 22nd Seal Dive
1 slots left (you can still get on the waiting list)
Aug 18th TBA
5 slots left

NEADC in the News

The Gloucester Daily Times did a story on our Earth Day 2007 Cleanup dive at Lane's Cove. Here's an excerpt:

Boston SCUBA divers Alicia Lenci and Mike Schruben regularly visit Lane’s Cove in their blue bus on weekends, especially during Earth Day, and dive in its adjacent waters.  The pair do not dive for lobsters; instead, they visit King Neptune’s world to take in its beauty, to collect, record and release its fauna, and to keep it clean of man’s lost fishing gear and trash.

With the help of Divers and a Gloucester Boy Scout Troup, they removed approximately 60 lbs of trash!
Click here for the full article

Coming soon:

The Annual NEADC printed newsletter is coming! Deadline for articles and advertising is May 21st. Contact for more information or to submit content.

Other News/Ads
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-PG Dive's Pre-season Blowout sale and cookout

  • May 19-20 Extended Hours 9-7
  • Gear for the upcoming dive season at the best prices!
  • Everything in the Store From 15-35% Off
  • New Products in Stock Representatives from Oceanic and Atomic Aquatics will be in the store to answer all your questions
  • Free Hotdogs and Hamburger all day!
  • Everyone that attends will be entered to win a $250 gift card