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...

Achieving Better Buoyancy

In learning how to dive, some scuba instructors may point out a few things beyond the skills you learn. Many will not. Neutral buoyancy is an art and craft that must be worked on all the time. A friend and scuba instructor, Mike Shea, talks how buoyancy is a perishable skill that must be practiced. I...

A Weighty Matter

The average person probably does not think about the weight of water.  That average person is not like you and hold that coveted scuba diving certification.  Have that understanding that water plays a critical role in what happens to our body while diving. Sure, we learned that a cubic foot of freshwater...

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