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Aquarium
November 17, 2014
An Evening with Ned DeLoach
Ocean Author Presentation & Book Signing at Birch Aquarium at Scripps
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An Evening with Ned DeLoach
Aquarium
An Evening with Ned DeLoach
November 17, 2014
6:00pm — 8:00pm

Location
Birch Aquarium at Scripps
2300 Expedition Way
La Jolla CA, United States

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Join noted photographer, diver, and author Ned DeLoach for an evening of ocean exploration at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps. Co-author of ten fish and invertebrate identification guides, Ned will share his stunning underwater imagery and tales of his diving adventures. Purchase one of Ned’s books from the Aquarium Gift Shop and receive priority seating at the event.

Doors open at 6 p.m. for a reception to view our the photo exhibit Mexican Seas: Mares Mexicanos and explore the aquarium.  Presentation begins at 7 p.m.

Birch Aquarium Members: 
$10
Public: $15
(price includes light fare. Beer and wine available for purchase).
CLICK HERE to purchase tickets.
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DEMA-Show
Convention
November 19, 2014 — November 22, 2014
DEMA Show 2014
International trade only event for diving, travel and actions sports industry.
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DEMA Show 2014
Convention
DEMA Show 2014
November 19, 2014 — November 22, 2014


Location
Las Vegas Convention Center
3150 Paradise Road
Las Vegas NV, United States

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Mark your calendars for DEMA Show 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center November 19-22, 2014.

ABOUT DEMA

DEMA, the Diving Equipment & Marketing Association, is an international organization dedicated to the promotion and growth of the recreational scuba diving and snorkeling industry. With more than 1,300 members, this non-profit, global organization promotes scuba diving through consumer awareness programs and media campaigns such as the national Be a Diver campaign; diver retention initiatives such as DiveCaching; and an annual trade-only event for businesses in the scuba diving, action watersports and adventure/dive-travel industries, DEMA Show. For more information on DEMA and affiliated programs contact (800) 862-DIVE (3483) or (858) 616-6408.  Stay updated by following “DEMAOrg” on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

Event URL: http://www.roddenberryadventures.com/events/dema-show-2014/
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"Red Shirt"
December 6, 2014
Red Shirt Dive
Join us as we boldly explore the HMCS Yukon at night!
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Red Shirt Dive
"Red Shirt"
Red Shirt Dive
December 6, 2014
2:30pm — 7:30pm

Cost: $120.00
Spots Available: 13

Location
Waterhorse Charters
1617 Quivira Road, Suite B
San Diego CA, United States

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Roddenberry Adventures Red Shirt Dive

WHAT: 2-Tank Yukon Dusk & Night Dive
TIME: 2:30pm Check-in. 3:00pm Departure. ~ 7:00pm Return
DIVE BOAT: Humboldt (Waterhorse Charters)

Boldly join Rod Roddenberry and Roddenberry Adventures for our famous Red Shirt Dive on the Yukon in San Diego. We will enjoy two exhilarating dives on the Humboldt (Waterhorse Charters). Sunset is around 4:45pm so we will explore the Yukon for a dusk and night dive. A night dive on the Yukon is considered and advanced skill. We require that you have an Advanced Dive Certification (or 20+ logged dives in cold, deep water), night dive experience, and are comfortable diving in cold, deep water and at night.

Rod Roddeberry and Tim Russ during a Roddenberry Dive Team Red Shirt dive mission.

Tim Russ and Rod Roddenberry gearing for a Roddenberry Dive Team Yukon Red Shirt dive mission.

The expected return time will be around 7:30pm, however it depends on weather, water conditions, dive times, etc. Always allow for the unexpected! The average surface water temperature in San Diego in December is 59 degrees. Water temp can drop significantly at depth, so bundle up accordingly. At a minimum, wear a 7mm wetsuit or drysuit, hood, booties and gloves.

The Humboldt, is a 45′ custom dive boat, and can hold 22 divers, however we are limiting this trip to 16 divers. Divers will enjoy hot soup and warm beverages between dives, and there is a fresh hot water shower on board.

The boat provides tanks (low pressure steel 85s) and weights. You may bring your own tank if you prefer, please email Waterhorse and let them know beforehand. Nitrox tanks provided for an extra charge and must be reserved in advance. You provide all other gear. Please remember to bring a valid Nitrox certification card along with your standard certification card.

For those who enjoy the mystery and excitement of wreck diving and those for enjoy seeing the uniqueness and diversity of life during night dives this will be an amazing experience to get the best of both worlds! On this mission, everyone’s a “Red Shirt”. We look forward to seeing you on the Yukon for an adventure!

If you have any questions regarding this dive trip, please contact us at [email protected].


IMPORTANT INFORMATION & TRIP REQUIREMENTS:

  • Divers must be Advanced Certified Divers or have 20+ logged dives in deep/cold water
  • Divers must have night dive experience
  • Bring you Certification card to the dive
  • We recommend all divers have dive accidence insurance (DAN or other)
  • In order to dive you will need to bring your own scuba gear (tank and weights provided by boat)
  • Gear can be rented from Waterhorse Charters at least 72 hours in advance
  • Bring a towel and something to keep you warm between dives (overcoat, boat jacket)
  • Arrive at 2:30pm to check-in and fill out the Waterhorse Charters Release of Liability Form
  • All participants must be Roddenberry Adventures members


TERMS & CANCELLATION POLICY:

  • Attendance of special guests and celebrities is subject to change due to scheduling conflicts and professional obligations.
  • Canceling attendance to a paid event 30 days or more prior to event entitles purchaser to a 100% refund.
  • Canceling attendance to a paid event between 29 & 15 days prior to event entitles purchaser to a 50% refund.
  • Canceling attendance to a paid event 14 & 7 days prior to the event entitles the purchaser to a 25% refund.
  • Canceling attendance to a paid event 6 days or less prior to the event voids any refund.
  • Refunds may take up to 2 weeks to occur.
  • The original ticket purchaser may donate or sell their ticket, but is responsible for all related financial transactions and must ensure that the new attendee is aware of all the event details and requirements.


RENTAL DIVE GEAR

Gear can be rented from Waterhorse Charters in advance (at least 72 hours prior to trip date.


ABOUT THE YUKON

The HMCS Yukon is a Canadian Mackenzie Class Destroyer. At 366′ feet in length, the Yukon is one of California’s largest wrecks accessible by divers and is the most intact wreck divers can visit.

She was intentionally sunk in July of 2000 by the San Diego Oceans Foundation as part of the artificial reef project, known as Wreck Alley. An abundance of entry and exit holes were cut into her to increase accessibility as well as diver safety. Penetration is readily available for those with the proper certifications. However, there is plenty to see on the exterior including both forward and aft gun turrets.

Unfortunately, the sinking of her was never executed. The night before her sinking, water entered the holes cut low to the waterline and shortly after midnight, her bow headed for the bottom. She lies on her port side in about 100′ of water with an average minimum depth of about 75 feet along the starboard side.


WHAT IS A “RED SHIRT

For those of you unfamiliar with the nomenclature term “Red Shirts” refer to characters on “Star Trek,” primarily Security Officers, that would beam down to a planet with the “away party”. Unfortunately these characters would generally be the first to startle a local life form and as a result would be removed from existence by said life form… essentially, they were always the first to die.

We anticipate that all “Red Shirts” will return safely from this mission. We are using this term in a comical manner to express that this dive event is to be considered a more advanced and difficult dive.

PARKING & DIRECTIONS:

The landing for Waterhorse Charters and the Humboldt is located on Mission Bay harbor near the Hyatt Islandia. Click here for map and directions.

Waterhorse Charters Headquarters
1617 Quivira Road, Suite B
San Diego, CA 92109

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Tipping
Gratuities are not included in the trip pricing. Dive crews work hard to make our dive adventure safe and enjoyable. If you feel the crew does a nice job, we ask that you give them a tip for their service. The rule of thumb is 10% to 20% of the trip cost.

Waterhorse Charters
http://www.waterhorsecharters.com


EVENT REGISTRATION

Please note: All participants must be Roddenberry Adventures members to register for this event.  If you are already a member, please log-in to your membership to register for this event. Email us [email protected] if you need your User Name or Password for your account.

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