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Learn to Dive with Butch Zemar - Two Day Course

Continue this amazing experience into the class room and pool to learn how to be comfortable SCUBA Diving underwater. As a certified Open Water Diver, you have the freedom to div...

Using Waypoints For Descent Checks

The discussion of descent checks is important for every tech dive.  Each dive could have different meeting spots for the descent checks.  This could be challenging at times but is ...

Descent Checks - Vital on Every Dive

Periodic checks with your dive buddies while diving is always a good thing.  Things can start to develop in a negative way, and fast.  Just because you met your dive buddies on the...

Our World Underwater Is Giving Away Weekend Passes - Details Inside

Our World Underwater is having a Facebook posting competition.  This is something they are really excited about offering.  What's in it for you?  Free tickets to the show! Bet...

Important Safety Considerations When Diving in a Cave

Scuba diving can be an incredibly rewarding activity and a great way to learn about the world around you. However, there are some safety concerns for scuba divers – even those that...

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...

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 l...

Our World–Underwater: A show to been seen at!

Returning to Chicago this February 14 to 16, 2014, OW-U kicks off this year’s expo on Valentine’s Day and it is sure to be a very special Friday night opening. To celebrate our 44 ...

PADI Business Academy 2014

PADI Business Academy 2014 Get a head start on all the latest and greatest features to excel your business.  PADI Business Academy is set to commence just prior to Our World Und...

Video Eber Ward Shipwreck: Chicagoland Divers Dive The Eber Ward in the Straits of Mackinac

Eber Ward Shipwreck: This was a great trip up to straits of Mackinac.  Good group of divers.  Check out the video.  Credit: Dan McIntyre

Video Cederville Shipwreck: Chicagoland Divers Dive The Cederville in the Straits of Mackinac

Cederville Shipwreck: This was a great trip up to straits of Mackinac.  Good group of divers.  Check out the video. Credit:  Dan McIntyre

Video Maitland Shipwreck: Chicagoland Divers Dive The Maitland in the Straits of Mackinac

Maitland Shipwreck: This was a great trip up to straits of Mackinac.  Good group of divers.  Check out the video. Credit:  Dan McIntyre      

Scuba Instructor Creates More Air Supply for Newer Divers

PRLog Global Distribution, Oak Lawn, IL July 11, 2013: Experiencing breathing problems with a scuba regulator can be preventable. Your experience level andcomfort zone will help im...

My Scuba Regulator Does Not Supply Enough Air: Part Two

Some scuba divers will experience breathing problems with a scuba regulator that is not related to over-breathing a regulator as I mentioned in a previous article.  Some of which c...

Too Much Equipment | ScubaShea.com

There is one thing about it, scuba diving is an equipment intensive hobby and lifestyle.  When you get into Technical Scuba diving, that amount of equipment goes up astronomically!...

Should you be a Technical Scuba Diver | ScubaShea.com

You have been diving for awhile now.  You enjoy it and every once in awhile you see those people with double tanks on their back.  Or you see someone with the tanks under their arm...

Video: There are no "elevators" in Scuba Diving

Your BCD is not an elevator to get to the surface.  Some people have a tendency to use it to get to the surface.  This will cost problems you do not want to deal with.  It could le...

They were Everywhere! | ScubaShea.com

We had a great weekend of scuba diving in the Chicago area!  Where else can you have nice weather, water in the upper 60′s and lower 70′s (remember I said Chicago area) and visibil...

The Communal Life of Scuba Divers | ScubaShea.com

his past weekend we dove in the Straits of Mackinac.  It is trips like this that reminds me of how much fun scuba divers are.  That and how communal the nature of divers.  Where el...

Video: Scuba Diving Education is NOT a Commodity

Focus on the quality of the class you are receiving in Scuba Diving.  Lower cost prices does not mean you are receiving the same quality of instruction.  Interview the instructor a...