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WDHOF 15th Anniversary Dive Trip ... have YOU signed up?


August 22-29, 2015 Laguna Beach Resort

Diver Double Occupancy: $2,075. per person All inclusive.
Please inquire if you have a party of 3 or non-diver.
Deposit of $500. to reserve your spot • Balance due May 1.

Laguna Beach Resort features elegant, tropical waterfront bungalows with private decks and piers nestled along the edge of a palm fringed peninsula adjacent to a tranquil mangrove lagoon and the warm Caribbean Sea. This is your chance to spend a fantastic, incredible fun-filled week diving and enjoying the camaraderie of some of the incredible members of WDHOF!

Contact WDHOF Dive Trip Coordinator, Erin O’Neill

Click here to download the pdf flyer with details.


Women Divers Hall of Fame

15th Anniversary Dinner Cruise!

Thursday evening, March 26, 2015
on the Hornblower Hybrid (departs from Lincoln Harbor Marina)
Boarding: 6:30 pm • Cruise 7:00 - 10:00 pm

We invite you to join us as we start off our 15th Anniversary weekend celebration with a cruise down the Hudson River. WDHOF members, family and friends will enjoy the lights of NYC, a wonderful buffet dinner, soft drinks, tea & coffee (alcoholic beverages extra), music with a DJ and dancing and lots of time to mingle with old friends and meet new ones. The pier is about 30 minutes from the Meadowlands Expo Center (MEC) and transportation will be provided from the MEC and La Quinta Inn & Suites to the pier and back.

Attire: “Stylish, evening casual (warm and comfortable)
WDHOF Members & Associate Members - $80.00 • Guests - $90.00

Purchase tickets here.

We encourage you to make your reservations early,
so you won’t be left at the dock!

Sponsorship packages are available
Please contact Bonnie Toth ( for more information.

Click here to download a pdf fiyer with complete details.

The Women Divers Hall of Fame is proud
to announce the selection of six new Members
who will constitute the Class of 2015:

Wendy Benchley: Marine Conservation Leader, Ocean Conservation
Governmental Policy Advocate, Shark Conservation Spokesperson

Cecilie Benjamin: Pioneer Scuba Instructor, Ocean Conservation Leader,
Marine Environment Education Program Advocate

Amanda Cotton: Underwater Photographer, Cave/Tech Diver,
Educational Outreach Program Creator

Meg Donat: Pioneer Scuba Instructor, Hyperbaric Chamber Instructor,
Diver Medical Technician, Ocean Advocate

Lieutenant Grace Landers, USN: Diving Medical Officer, Submarine Medical Officer, Medical Pioneer and Innovator

Amy Slate: Scuba Instructor, Ocean and Environmental Conservation Leader,
Educational Outreach Advocate

These women will be inducted in March at Beneath the Sea, 2015.
Click here to download the full press release.


What Is The Women Divers Hall of Fame?

(click above on "What Is The..." to view our intro video)

The Women Divers Hall of Fame™ (WDHOF) is an international
non-profit professional honor society whose member contributions span a wide variety of fields including: The Arts, Science, Medicine, Sports, Exploration, Marine Archeology, Media, Service, Dive Training and Education, Safety, Business, Marine Environment and Conservation, Free Diving, Commercial Diving, and Military Diving.

Created in 1999 and incorporated in 2001 by six founding sponsors: Beneath the Sea, Inc., the Underwater Society of America, the Women’s Scuba Association, Women Underwater, Hillary Viders, Ph.D., and Capt. Kathy A. Weydig; WDHOF, Inc. was granted its 501(c)(3) status in 2002.

WDHOF's two-part mission is to:

  1. Recognize women divers who have made outstanding contributions to the exploration, understanding, safety and enjoyment of our underwater world and
  2. Support the underwater world and its associated careers by promoting opportunities for women and men in diving through scholarships, internships and mentorship opportunities and a worldwide network of industry contacts.



Upcoming Events

Beneath The Sea 2015
March 27, 28, 29, 2015

DEMA 2015
November 4-7, 2015
Orlando, FL


Beneath The Sea, Inc.
Underwater Society of America
Hillary Viders, Ph.D.
Capt. Kathy Weydig
Women’s Scuba Association
Women Underwater


Sally Wahrmann
43 Mackey Ave.
Port Washington, NY 11050

Recognizing the contributions of
women pioneers, leaders and innovators in the many fields of diving; Promoting careers & opportunities for women in the dive community.

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