Richmond Dive Club

Richmond Dive Club Minutes

August 10, 2021

In person & Virtual Meeting Started: 7:00pm

Officers
Holly Law Eve -President
Reenie Kennedy -VP/Secretary

Debi Moir -Treasurer

Warren Bowman -Communications

Board elections are fast approaching -those interested in club leadership, reach out to a board member -the year of transition

Corporate Sponsors 

thank you for your continued support!  Remember to shop local!

Lake Phoenix 

2021 LP waivers need to are needed to dive/snorkel/swim/visit

Water Temp at Depth (as of August 6, 2021)

3ft   85 Degrees

10ft   85 Degrees

20ft   74 Degrees

~67ft   53 Degrees

Tri-City Scuba 

travel

St. Lawrence

Virginia Beach

Hatteras

classes

SSI/NAUI/PADI Cavern Diver

SDI Solo Diver

TDI Intro to Tech

TDI Advanced NITROX

TDI Decompression Procedures

Basic Open Water and Advanced Open Water classes

Classes for SSI, PADI, NAUI, SDI and TDI

Instructor Training Center for Health & Safety Institute (HIS)

ASHI

Medic First Aid


Members Travel

Sea of Cortez -Debi

Sea of Cortez - Bob Jeffries (November ’20)

Galapagos Islands -Chris Cosans 

St. Croix - John/Meredyth

New folks at tonight’s meeting

Cathy -new to area 

Andrea new to diving 

Treasurer’s Report

Checking $2495.00

Savings $2247.00

Total $4742.00

Members:

52 Individual

30 Family

2 Corporate

84 - highest number of paid members ever!

Diver Days -EVERYONE attending (Divers, swimmers, visitors) must be listed on RDC registration so they can be included on RDC manifest.

August 15, Sunday

August 25, Wednesday

 September 12, Sunday (Member Appreciation Day)

Surface Intervals

Anthem Corporate Run Sept. 23

Mariner Museum, Virginia Beach Aquarium, Wildlife Center of VA,

Outside Concert…

Tonight’s Program

Dan Orr -Risks in Scuba Diving

Risk defined:

a situation involving exposure to danger or

The intentional interaction with uncertainty

Risk perception:

The subjective judgement people make about the severity and/or probability of a risk and may vary from person to person or dive buddy to dive buddy.

In this captivating presentation, Dan pointed out that when SCUBA risks are managed, diving is inherently safe, but it can be unforgiving of mistakes!”

Here are links to some of the articles Dan mentioned during his presentation. 

https://www.divenewswire.com/the-normalization-of-deviance-aka-short-cut-mentality/

https://www.divenewswire.com/time-to-return-to-diving-but-cautiously/

https://www.divenewswire.com/returning-to-dive-travel-be-prepared-part-1/

****Next meeting will be IN PERSON at O’Toole’s 7:00 9/14/21****

Socializing begins at 6:00PM, Meeting begins at 7:00

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