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Carolina Native will eXXpedition for Science

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 […]


Underwater Obsessed: James J. Francesconi Reef Project

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 Obsession: I Adore the Man in Grey

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 […]


REVISED: Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum to host Underwater Heritage Symposium: A Salute to Pioneers of Diving

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, […]


Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum to host Underwater Heritage Symposium: A Salute to Pioneers of Diving

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 […]


Getting People Underwater

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 […]


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

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 […]


Pirates Ranked Among Top Swimming Teams In The Classroom

GREENVILLE, N.C. July 12, 2012 – The College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) named the East Carolina men’s and women’s swimming and diving squads Scholar All-America Teams for the 2012 spring semester this week. The ECU women compiled a 3.58 cumulative GPA during the reporting period for the award, […]


Gamecock Swimmers Set for U.S. Olympic Trials

COLUMBIA, S.C. June 23, 2012 — The South Carolina swimming program will have 13 athletes with Gamecock ties competing at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials beginning on Monday at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. Meet Schedule | Live Results | TV/Live Video Schedule The Trials run through July 2 […]


Gamecocks Forcucci Advances to Three-Meter Semifinals at U.S. Diving Trials

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. June 19, 2012 — South Carolina Gamecocks diver Courtney Forcucci kept her Olympic hopes alive with a 17th-place finish in the three-meter springboard quarterfinals on Tuesday at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Diving Trials at the Weyerhaeuser King Country Aquatic Center. Forcucci finished the quarterfinal with a five-dive […]