The 2015 Annual Summer Conference will find us at Riding Rock Inn in San Salvador, Bahamas. Located on the small island of San Salvador in the Bahamas the most Eastern Island in the Bahamas chain sits one of the premier scuba diving resorts and fishing Meccas’s of the world.
Perched on a pinnacle and washed by warm breezes and clear azure waters, the Riding Rock Inn Resort and Marina offer you all the excitement and adventure or rest and relaxation you have been searching for. Remote and wild, San Salvador is a true underwater adventure.
Being one of the southeastern most islands in the Bahamas chain, San Salvador is just twelve miles long by five miles wide and home to approximately 950 residents. Life on San Salvador is pretty much as unhurried as it has been through the ages. It is still quiet, friendly, and unspoiled with miles of deserted beaches and lush underwater life that was discovered by scuba divers in the 1970’s. With over 50 dive sites and average visibility at 100 feet plus, today, San Salvador is known world wide for the quality and diversity of
San Salvador is one of the top five wall – diving destinations in the region. Shark lovers will be pleased to hear that San Salvador is home to many shark species, the Scalloped Hammerheads being a favorite with our
Riding Rock Inn Resort and Marina is custom designed for dive travelers, with all the facilities close at hand. Its 42 rooms host dive groups, clubs and individual from around the world every year. Lie out on the beach and enjoy that fantastic Bahamian sunshine or snorkel the shallow beachfront at your leisure. The swimming pool is also a favorite relaxation spot, as is the hotel’s bar and restaurant. The full service marina features the resort’s expanded dive shop and equipment rental facilities, as well as guest gear storage and a conference room.
To service the special needs of divers, the Riding Rock Inn Resort and Marina also features an impressive trio of custom dive boats, complete with deep V-hulls, walk-thru transoms, and dive platform with extended ladders, camera rinse and protection from the sun.
The crystal clear turquoise blue waters and the pearly white sandy beaches make San Salvador the perfect travel destination for the ISAM summer conference.
Sun, sand, and sea are merely perimeters of the Islands of the Bahamas. At the core of the islands, you’ll find a big heart, open arms, and a way of life that is both timeless and new.
It is the Bahamian heritage. It is your departure from everyday life. Welcome!
The scientific session will be hosted by SUNY Upstate Medical University and ISAM and will feature as our keynote speaker Joel Silverstein. He is one of the leading specialists in diver training, explorations and decompression analysis. Mr. Silverstein is the author of three books and six training programs. He is a major contributor of the NOAA Diving Manual and will over 100 articles on scuba diving training , exploration, and technology. He has conducted almost over 5,000 dives all over the world with such noted dives at the USS Monitor and 12 expeditions to the Andrea Dorea.
ISAM is an association of diving physicians dedicated to the promulgation of diving medicine information in the United States and foreign countries. The conference will include the study of such topics as underwater physiology, diagnosis and treatment of decompression sickness, physical examinations for divers, and the treatment of injuries caused by poisonous and venomous animals.
Per Person/double occupancy. No airfare included in the price. All prices subject to change. Cost based on payment by check. Use of credit card add 4%
Deluxe Ocean Front Rooms
Single Supplement. $450.00
Yearly ISAM dues to be current $100.00
Group Package Includes:
• 7 nights accommodations double occupancy Deluxe Ocean Front Rooms
• Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily ( 21 Hearty meals )
• Government Room taxes
•16 dives including two dives in the morning and and a one –tank afternoon dive after lunch, plus a one- tank morning dive on your last dive day.
• Cocktail reception
• Airport Transfers
• One glass of wine with dinner
• Tips for the dive guide
• One ISAM gift per guest
• 30 hours category 2 CME
Activities that can be offered extra to the package:
• Motor scooters
• Tour of historic Lighthouse
• Island tours
• Day pass to the Club Med
• Lagoon getaway tour to a
• Golf carts to tour the island
• Jet ski rentals
Required Equipment: C cards
ISAM, Traveler’s Choice , Riding Rock Inn and Guanahani Divers assume no responsibility or liability as to the safety , quality of conditions, nor the act of employee or agent of any establishments, frim, person or entity furnishing scuh services, transportation, equipment, substitution or unperformed services, nor assume any responsibility or liability for the safety of any participating individuls while engaged in underwater activities. All trip participants will be required to sign an ISAM/Traveler’s Choice liability waiver.