Diving


Disclaimer: This is a shameless plug, but I am way too excited not to share this with my Beach Carolina family of readers. This extremely proud Carolina native is so stoked to share that she is officially part of the crew for the 2015 Amazon eXXpedition, yep I spelled it […]

Carolina Native will eXXpedition for Science


Being underwater obsessed in North Carolina means also having a complete and total addiction for the magical lore and exploration of shipwrecks. North Carolina holds the brass porthole to some of the World’s best diving and marine life habitat areas. Our mysterious “Graveyard of the Atlantic” is a proud heritage […]

Underwater Obsessed: James J. Francesconi Reef Project


SNEADS FERRY, NC April 11, 2015 – As a child, very little made me as happy as being on the water.  My most fond and cherished memories involve my love for salt water.  I grew up on the Intracoastal Waterway off highway 101 in Beaufort, NC and most of my […]

Underwater Obsession: I Adore the Man in Grey



HATTERAS, NC March 20, 2015 – The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum will be hosting the 2015 Underwater Heritage Symposium that will showcase significant members of the diving community. The symposium will take place on April 10 & 11, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.   During the two-day symposium, […]

REVISED: Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum to host Underwater Heritage ...


HATTERAS, NC March 18, 2015 – The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum will be hosting the 2015 Underwater Heritage Symposium that will showcase significant members of the diving community. The symposium will take place on April 10 & 11, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During the two-day symposium, The […]

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum to host Underwater Heritage Symposium: ...


Coastal communities are no different than any other with one big exception: the Ocean.  Folks who live at the coast have a common environmental bond, whether they have realized it or not.  In West Palm Beach, it is Jim Abernethy’s mission to bring locals together to strengthen that bond while creating […]

Getting People Underwater



Marine debris is a problem that continues to grow.  Our waterways and oceans are constantly polluted with a wide variety of marine debris ranging from polystyrene trays and plastic bags to derelict fishing equipment and abandoned boats. Marine life, such as several Fish species, Whales, Sharks, Sea Turtles, and Birds have been known to ingest […]

NC Marine Debris Symposium News: Fall 2014


CHARLESTON, SC Oct. 7, 2014 –  Shark. Just one mention of the ancient jagged-toothed creature that lurks beneath the waves fascinates our culture as much as it inspires fear. This image is amplified annually through the beloved Sharkweek program, which has run for more than 25 years. People know the […]

Peace of mind in the ocean: The first user-friendly shark ...


WILMINGTON, NC July 28, 2014 – Jason Memont, who swam collegiately at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) and enjoyed successful coaching stints at William & Mary and South Carolina, has been named UNCW’s head swimming and diving coach. Memont, 36, has spent the last seven years with the Gamecocks, […]

UNCW Seahawks Name Jason Memont Swimming & Diving Coach



Competition is scheduled to get underway on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m By: GoPack.com RALEIGH, NC Feb. 18, 2014 – The NC State swimming & diving team is set to compete in the 2014 ACC Championships, which will be held Feb. 19-23 at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. This week’s competition will include women’s […]

Wolfpack Diving, Women’s Swimming Primed for ACC Championships