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Shipwrecks are treasures

Most people don’t realize it, but shipwrecks are treasures for us to find.  Almost like the Pirates of the Caribbean and Treasure Island, there is treasure in shipwrecks.  Recently, there has been more buzz around the finding of shipwrecks.  Now, certain, the ones that gain most of the attention are...

Scuba Dive Artificial Reefs

Have you ever been scuba diving on an Artificial Reef?  If correctly done, they are some of the most helpful things done to protect our ecosystem.  Why is that? Well, when you look at the loss of coral reefs due to people touching them and increased acidity in some of the worlds oceans, an actual coral...

Why Dive a Dry Suit | ScubaShea.com

ell the quarries are open here in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana area.  Haigh Quarry is open for visitors and water is nice and clear.  About 40 foot of visibility last time I was diving there.  Problem is that the water was less than 50 degrees Fahrenheit.    So as you can tell, without some sort...

This Weekends Dive | ScubaShea.com

This weekend we will be getting the gear together and taking a dive into the local waters here in the Chicago and Northwest Indiana area.  This weekend will find LeeAnn looking for a new certification and myself being a dive master again.  I always have fun as a dive master. What are we doing this weekend?...

Are you Qualified to Teach | ScubaShea.com

Talking with one of my good friends the other day and they were making the remark that a potential student turned them down because he was not part of a shop and wasn’t qualified to teach them.  This concept has festered with me a bit and then when I was reading an article in Crain’s, about social media...

The First Step has finally Happened | ScubaShea.com

As we had discussed last week.  CITES was in the process of protecting Sharks and Manta Rays.  You can click on Sharks and Rays to read that blog.  At that point in time, it was just a recommendation. We are happy to report that CITES did take the recommendation and placed 5 Sharks and Manta Rays on the...

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