Captain's Blog

JIM HAIGH MEMORIAL DIVE, HUGE EVENT THIS WEEKEND HELPS VETERANS

This Sunday, July 25, Haigh Quarry will be hosting its largest event of 2010, the Jim Haigh Memorial dive. The annual event is hosted by Tina Haigh to honor the memory of Jim Haigh, her beloved husband who passed away after a tragic car crash in 2001. There will be a band, silent auction of dive merchandise and trips, food, fun and other attractions. It is p...

July 4th Photography

The latest new photos in the photo gallery section are from our last advanced diving course at Haigh Quarry on July 4th. Interested in learning how to do underwater photography? Contact Captain Darrick at http://www.divemaxscuba.com/

New photos from Haigh Quarry

New photos from a dive training at Haigh Quarry are up in the topside section of the gallery. Check them out!

The Bahamas are for Pirates

Check out our new photos in the Underwater section. These are amazing shots from the Bahamas!

Underwater Bowling Party

Fun with physics and bowling balls! A group of divers discovers the underwater wonder of bowling balls. Our first youtube video is up! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-sUbPBOvMcs

Dive Trip List Updated

Hello Divers! The Trips section has now been updated. This can help you plan your next great dive trip!

NEAR DIVING FATALITY

I just wanted to advise our subscribers that in a recent blog named “Dive Story of the Week” there is a true story about a near diving fatality that occurred May 23rd in Key Largo. The interesting story contains some lessons which should be learned by all divers. The most important thing I learned from the incident is the importance of having an easy to oper...

Happy 100th Birthday Jacques Cousteau!

Happy 100th birthday Jacques Cousteau! Cousteau was born on June 11th, 1910 in France. He was the original scuba adventurer! For some great articles about Cousteau visit: http://www.cousteau.org/news/anniversary http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2010/0611/Jacques-Cousteau-s-legacy-lives-on And be sure to check out Google.com to see their logo ar...

Enter Our Dive Story Contest!

Do you have a dive story? Big fish story? Thrilling tale of a deep sea adventure? We would love to hear them! Send them in to Midwest_Scuba_Diving@yahoo.com and your story could be published to the website! If your story is the best one we get all week, then we will send you a gift card to the dive shop of your choice.

Dive Story of the Week

This is the other side of the precautions we scuba divers take on every trip. An example of what could happen in a worst case scenario. This is a true story that was told to me by a diver who was on location during the incident. The written format was completed by our intern, Patti Blake. Names have been changed to protect the privacy of those involved. ...

New Haigh Quarry photos are up!

Hello scuba friends! Check out our new photos from an advanced NAUI Diver training on Memorial Day weekend. We did an underwater photography class, tell us how we did. Find our shots in the underwater photography section of the gallery.

New Photos Camp Pennekamp

New photos from Camp Pennekamp Camp Pennekamp are up in the gallery section! Snorkeling and shipwrecks!

Find us on twitter!

That's right, we now have a twitter page. Follow us at http://twitter.com/Midwest_Scuba

New Topside Pictures

New photos have just been added to the Topside section of the photo gallery. They might even include a snazzy snapshot of me! Check them out!

New Cave Diving Photos

Hello scuba friends! We have new photos of a cave dive up in the gallery section. Check them out and feel free to upload your own.

New Shipwreck photos

New shipwreck photos are up! Check them out in the photo gallery.

New Topside photos

New photos have been added to the "Topside" section of the photo gallery. Beautiful sunsets included, check them out!

Find us on Facebook

Midwest Scuba Diving is now on Facebook. For daily updates, photos and meeting other Midwest Scuba Diving fans! Check it out! http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/Midwest-Scuba-Diving-Magazine/112586662116590?ref=mf

New Fish and Diver pictures!

Check out our new photos from Key Largo in the photo section! We've posted lots of new fish, coral and diver shots that were sent in. Keep sending in your pictures!

New Photo"s from April Haigh Quarry

New photo's from a training day in April at Haigh Quarry have just been posted. Check them out and let us know what you think!