EDBA Founded 1975 Setting Standards for
The Eastern Dive Boat Association is an organization of dive boat
operators and members dedicated to providing cooperation among all dive
boats, while promoting education,
recreation, safety, self-reliance and responsibility in SCUBA
diving. Paramount to the accomplishment of its
mission is the concurrent obligation to promote the conservation of the
oceans, and assist in uncovering and
preserving Earth's history found in the world beneath it's water.
Captain Kirby Kurkomelis,
Captain Steve Bielenda,
Vice President & Secretary
Check with your local boats or click on
vessel members link, 2015 diving season is
Visit our Facebook page to view, you can post your pictures & comments.
Type in Eastern Dive Boat Association.
May 20, 2015
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left to right Jeanne-II crew Mike, Capt Bill, Captain Steve, Al
David Tilzer, Esther Askins
Andrea Doria slide show YouTube link
USS San Diego underwater Bike ride
WAHOO DIVE DAN BERG EVIE DUDAS STEVE BIELENDA
Steve Bielenda Dan Berg & Dick Long NE
Wreck Valley Andrea Doria video Billy Deans
Recommended Books to
read and own:
Captain Kirby Kurkomelis
" INTRODUCTION to SCIENTIFIC DIVING ".
CAPTAIN KIRBY KURKOMELIS;
to SCIENTIFIC DIVING
the book : Oregon, Greyhound of the Atlantic; a divers
The story of the Oregon from cradle to the grave.
$25.00 plus shipping from
or write to
Herb Kaasmann 13a Ocean St. Highlands NJ 07732
Captain Dan Berg, Wreck Valley series; Dan has written
several book on treasure hunting dive training &
Shipbuilding in a Bottle and are available on his
Bernie Chowdury: The Last
Robert Kurson: Shadow Diver
Kevin McMurry: Deep Descent & Dark Descent
New fiction book with the Andrea Doria as the background topic
“In Secret Waters”. writer by Richard Weissmann.
The book is available on Amazon e-book price is e-book @
4.99 and paperback is about $10.
Vessel Members for
schedule and contact information.
We wish to emphasize that when you
participate in any diving activity
from an Eastern Dive Boat Association vessel, you are under your own
custody and control. Your safety is our concern but your safety while
is your responsibility.
Plan your dive. dive your plan.