A Few of My Indonesian Friends

Paul Rosenblum showed his images from Indonesia at the February meeting. More

  • White-tipped Reef Shark | © Holly Franz
  • Whale Shark | © Holly Franz
  • Hammerhead Shark | © Holly Franz

Cocos Islands: The Trip of a Lifetime

To start the year, Holly Franz entertained the club with her recent trip to the Cocos Island. More

  • storm clouds, bird
  • Octopus
  • Giant red anemone eating salpidae
  • Reef stuff
  • Barb & Grace with flag
  • Rock fish
  • Male Sheephead
  • Octopus
  • Vision from far
  • Al on downline
  • Diver over urchins
  • Urchins
  • Nudibranch
  • Urchins on kelp
  • clouds break
  • Kari on downline
  • Al exit onto Vision
  • Dolphins on bow wave

Channel Islands with VDM – Not What We Envisioned!

At our November General meeting, Alan Throop presented a video he compiled using still photos and videos, taken by the divers on the trip. More

Bruce Watkins presenting/Assembly Bill 376

Bruce Watkins: Diving with California Sharks

In October, author and underwater photographer Bruce Watkins entertained us with photos he’s taken of all types of sharks along the California coast. More

© Mike Carter Photography | Penguin

Antarctica Adventure with Mike Carter

At our September meeting Dr. Michael Carter took us to a continent few get the opportunity to visit and showed us the stark beauty of Antarctica. More

  • Feather Star

Member’s Night: Thailand, Cambodia, Monterey and Galapagos

At Member's Night in August, we were treated to three presentations from Ruth Chofree, Rik Cederstrom and Matt Warren. More

  • Wakatobi-Soft Coral
  • Wakatobi-Table Coral
  • Wakatobi-Triger Fish
  • Wakatobi-Sponge
  • Wakatobi-Soft & Hard Corals
  • Wakatobi-Shrimp
  • Wakatobi-Ell
  • Wakatobi-Corals
  • Wakatobi-Cave
  • Wakatobi-Hawk Fish
  • Wakatobi-Pier

A Marine Paradise at Wakatobi Dive Resort

At our July meeting, Larry Muth treated us to a beautiful video presentation of his trip to Wakatobi Dive Resort More

  • BCD1
  • BCD2
  • Presentation
  • regulator1
  • regulator2
  • fin
  • knife
  • mask1
  • mask2

Jim Steele: Dive History and the Evolution of Dive Equipment – Part 2

In part two of his presentation, Jim Steele gave members a brief history of SCUBA diving equipment. More

Reef Check Team

Reef Check California: Empowering People to Save our Reefs and Oceans

At the May meeting, Aqua Tutus members and guests learned about Reef Check and the valuable contributions volunteer divers are making by helping local scientists gather species data. More

  • oceanic manta ray
  • tube-dwelling anemone
  • solar-powered phyllodesium
  • Raja Ampat over under
  • pigmy seahorse
  • nudibranch
  • mandarinfish
  • ghost pipefish
  • egg shell shrimp
  • diver in scenic window
  • Coleman shrimp pair
  • bumphead parrotfish school
  • boxing crab
  • blue ring octopus
  • blue blenny in coral head

Bill and Mari Conaway: Lembeh Strait and Raja Ampat

At the April meeting, members were treated to a presentation by long-time Vaqueros Del Mar Dive Club members Bill and Mari Conaway. More