Category Archives: Club Trips

Ghost Ships Festival, Milwaukee, WI

March 11: For the third weekend in a row, Muddies were on the road again, this time traveling to the 18th “Annual Ghost Ships Festival”being held at the Crowne Plaza, Milwaukee Airport Hotel, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The purpose of today’s … Continue reading

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36th Great Lakes Shipwrecks Festival

March 4, 2017: Muddies attended the “36TH Great Lakes Shipwrecks Festival” that was presented by the Ford Seahorses and Sea Lancers Scuba Diving Club in cooperation from the Detroit Historical Society, Dossin Great Lakes Museum and the Great Lakes Maritime … Continue reading

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Our World Underwater – Chicago Dive and Travel Expo

February 25:  This Saturday several Muddies attended “Our World Underwater” which is a Chicago Dive and Travel Expo complete with Seminars, Workshops, Film Festival, Travel, and Exhibits. It was held at the Donald Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont Illinois. http://ourworldunderwater.com/chicago/      

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Diving off Milwaukee, WI.

Kevin Ailes went diving this day in Milwaukee, WI with “GL Shipwreck Explores”. It was a most excellent day of diving with great people which is what a lot of this is all about? Divers & Crew were Jitka Hanakova … Continue reading

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Lake Superior Wreck Diving

2.5 hours to the dive site. 6 hours straight in a drysuit, rain falling on your head all day in the boat, 2.5 hours back to the motel. 4 dives, 3 wrecks, 2 dive buddies and drysuit undergarments that smell … Continue reading

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Blow Day – Mackinaw City Area

Small craft advisory with blustery winds scaled back our dive plans today. Blustery winds work well for drying out stinky dive gear.

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Diving – Straits of Mackinac

Several Muddies made their way up to the northern point of lower Michigan to get in a few wreck dives. On this day the dives were on the “Cedarville” and the “Barnum”. The Cedarville (third largest ship lost on the … Continue reading

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Ghost Ships Festival, Milwaukee, WI

Muddies attended the “Ghost Ships Festival” held March 13th & 14th in Milwaukee, WI. The Ghost Ships Festival showcased exhibits from major gear manufacturers, a few travel destinations, and a few local dive shops and training agencies but the draw … Continue reading

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34th Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival – Ann Arbor, MI

Several Muddies attended the 34th Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival  on March 7, at the Washtenaw Community College, Ann Arbor, Michigan. The festival showcased exhibits from major gear manufacturers, some travel destinations, and a few local dive shops and training agencies. … Continue reading

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Our World Underwater – Displays & Seminars – Chicago

Several Muddies attended the 45th Annual Our World Underwater Expo Program held in the Chicago area at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL on February 28. The expo showcased exhibits from major gear manufacturers, travel destinations, local dive shops … Continue reading

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Our World Underwater 2012

  Several Muddies car pooled to the 42nd running of “Our World Underwater -2012” held February 17 thru 19, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Between available workshops, seminars,  film festival, and vendor displays one had to … Continue reading

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If the water is not “hard”

If the water is not “hard” (ie: not yet frozen) diving is still easy. The St. Joseph River is a “gold” mine of junk and potential “Treasures”. The best time of year to dive the river is right NOW – … Continue reading

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