SS Manasoo

Steamer Manasoo at dock

Hearing of a newly discovered wreck really gets a wreck diver’s heart pumping. In June 2018, I heard about a newly discovered wreck in Georgian Bay. Although there wasn’t much information available at first, more information gradually became available. I learned that the vessel was a package steamer, located at a depth of around 200 feet, which was a good depth […]

“How do you get to Carnegie Hall?”

There’s an old joke that goes something like, “The absent-minded maestro was racing up New York’s Seventh Avenue to a rehearsal when a stranger stopped him. “Pardon me,” he said, “can you tell me how to get to Carnegie Hall?” “Yes,” answered the maestro breathlessly. “Practice!” For technical divers, practice is no joke. It may be cliche to say that sharp skills can […]

Preparing for Dive Class

two people sitting on beach looking at book

This is the time of year that my course schedule for the summer really begins to gel.  The holidays are over, winter has set in, people start thinking about the dive season and what they would like to accomplish this year.  Some divers set their sights on getting additional training and taking their diving to a new level. Once a person […]