NEWS
Annual Dinner Banquet
"Dive Destination Theme"
Saturday March 2, 2019
MWDC Annual Dinner Banquet

Dinner Dance Ticket Ordering Page

The Columbus Club
11 Fountain Street (Jct. of Rt. 135)
Framingham, MA 01702

Saturday March 2, 2019
6:30 - 11:30

It's time to buy your tickets for the annual Dinner Dance! Tickets will be on sale using PayPal, at every meeting through January, or you can order them from Rich Palanzi at (508) 797-7027 or via email. Tickets are priced at only $30!. So get those Dive Logs signed off for diving awards, and choose your pictures or artifacts to enter in the contest! If you missed the Banquet last year, don't make the same mistake twice.

Banquet Photos

Cocktail hour is from 6:30-7:30. Listen to those tunes that remind us of warm days and nights while having a drink and voting. Voting will take place from 6:45-7:30 so be sure to bring your entries early before the voting begins. Diver of the Year will also be awarded. Please bring some kind of raffle item, the raffle seems to have evolved into a fun combination of prizes for all. Any item will do, and it does not have to be dive related. Mark your calendar now so you'll be able to join the limbo contest!! See you there!!

Check out our photos!
Check out our photos!

We?re now regularly adding pictures of club members dive experiences! Check them out here. Want to submit photos you?ve taken? Just send an email to Jeff Wagner.

EVENT CALENDAR
DIVES
Join us for a Date@8 shore dive!
Date @ 8 (Date @ 10 During The Winter!!!)

Join us for a weekly Date @ 8 shore dive. We meet at the Burger King on Rt.128 in Beverly every Saturday morning and head to one of Cape Ann's numerous dive sites for a dive or two. Dive sites are decided on the spot to accomodate the experience and skill levels of those who show up, and everyone is welcome - members and non-members alike.

Click for photos of past shore dives

Please contact the coordinator (listed on the Date @ 8 page linked above) a day or two before Saturday if you'd like to join us, to make sure the group doesn't leave without you if you're running a little late.

Also, please note that during winter months we meet at 10am! See you there!


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Please join us at 7:30pm
at the
Courtyard Marriott on Speen Street in Natick.

Richie Kohler:
"She went down fighting: The USS Lagarto"

Launched on 28 May 1944, the USS Lagarto (SS-371) was lost in early May of 1945. It's loss long remained a mystery, but the wreckage of the Lagarto has finally been discovered. In March, Richie Kohler will talk about the discovery of the Lagarto in the Gulf of Thailand 70 years after her mysterious loss, and detail the forensic 2 year investigation that ultimately reveals the fate of her 86 man crew.

Richie Kohler is an author and shipwreck explorer whose 40 years of underwater research and shipwreck exploration have taken him to all corners of the globe. He is currently hosting a new television series for the Discovery Channel titled “Dark Waters with Richie Kohler” showcasing some of the 1,000 years of maritime history and shipwreck tragedies that have occurred throughout the Mediterranean Sea.



Upcoming Speakers and Topics*

April Vincent Malkoski Hunting regulations for divers
May Ryan King Story of the Eagle 56
June Mark Potter Diving the Maldives
July Susan Copelas Diving Grenada
August Andy Martinez Diving the Phillipines
September Stephen Bigelow Diving North Carolina

*All speakers and topics subject to change without notice.

The MetroWest Dive Club (MWDC) is dedicated to promoting fun, safe diving, and introducing and familiarizing members with new dive sites. We are committed to encouraging good relations with our coastal neighbors through courtesy and good diving etiquette, and getting involved with community activities.

The MWDC is not affiliated with any retailer, vendor, or manufacturers. We are a large group of sport divers with a wide range of scuba diving interests. Club members can help direct you to the many training classes locally available.

MetroWest Dive Club meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at the Courtyard Marriott on Speen Street in Natick. Meetings are free and guests are welcome, divers and non-divers alike. MWDC meetings start at 7:30 pm but members often meet socially at the bar from 6:30 to 7:30pm.