Richmond Dive Club

JOIN US June 9TH FOR OUR MONTHLY MEETING via Zoom (link only sent to email list)

RDC will be joining SeaDevil Dive Club's meeting


Erik Petkovic

explorer, author, maritime historian, shipwreck researcher and technical wreck diver

Erik Petkovic


Erik Petkovic is an explorer, author, maritime historian, shipwreck researcher, and technical wreck diver with over twenty years of diving experience. Erik is the author of multiple diving and maritime history books. Erik has been featured in dive publications worldwide and is a regular columnist and contributor to several magazines. Erik regularly presents at the largest dive shows and museums in the US and is a sought-after presenter due to his unique storytelling.  


Lost Tales of Death & Survival: Shipwrecks of Lake Erie

Through Erik’s unique storytelling, relive some of the most harrowing tales never told of shipwreck and rescue. These stories, which have been lost to history, are now brought out of the depths and being presented like only Erik can. Through a mixture of archival, historical, and stunning underwater photographs, Erik pieces together these remarkable tales of death and survival. 

Erik Petkovic's website

2021 RDC Diver Day Schedule 





  5/23 -GOOSE DAY











  9/12 -Member Appreciation

Link for Diver Day registration will be made active approximately 3 weeks prior to each Diver Day.  Registration is required via this website to be included on the RDC manifest.

2021 Membership Dues

Benefits of Single and Family Membership:

  • Free local diving at designated RDC hosted events
  • Parties, guest speakers and special events
  • Great diving with folks at all levels of diving certifications
  • Voting privileges
  • Richmond Dive Club window decal

Dues:  The fiscal health of the Richmond Dive Club is only one aspect that makes our Club as strong as it is. Your dues help to support Diver Days at Lake Phoenix and arrange for great speakers at our monthly club meetings.  

Dues are $35 for a single membership, $55 for family* memberships and $125 for corporate memberships. Dues are based on the fiscal year beginning March 1 and ending on February 28.

*Family members must be resident at the same address and includes dependents under the age of 18 and/or a full-time student living at home or away at school.

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