It is with deep personal regret we inform our friends of John Gramegna’s death. He died unexpectedly on Friday, Dec. 4. John was a close personal friend, scuba diving enthusiast, and a true lover of everything life had to offer. He was instrumental in helping to give birth to Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park, and the resurrection of Powder […]
About Ed Hayes
Ed Hayes is a Scuba Shack owner, training director, PADI Staff Instructor, and an instructor with Global Underwater Explorers (GUE). Ed is fully involved with the day-to-day operations of Scuba Shack, and frequently dives at Brownstone Quarry, and the caverns and caves of Florida. He continues his own education on a regular basis and is passionate about training techniques and diving principles.
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Scuba Shack is accepting applications for a full time instructor/store manager for our retail location in Rocky Hill, Conn. You can learn more and apply online. Also, if you know anyone who may be interested, meets the minimum requirements, and might be a good fit for the Scuba Shack team, please forward them the information. […]
Scuba Shack will soon be stocking the Halcyon Traveler™ BC system. We’ve been testing this travel BC for the past month, and we’re certain it will be our number one seller this year since it offers recreational divers a lightweight, strong Nylon backplate that is easily adjustable in or out of the water and a perfect […]
Every once and a while I regret to send sad news from our Scuba Shack family. Today I bring you just this. Judy Lockrow, Dave Lockrow’s wife passed away Saturday evening after a long fight with cancer. Judy was a personal friend, a trusted staff member to my family and a great woman to all who […]
On Oct. 1, 23 divers (plus a couple of non divers) from Scuba Shack set off on a tropical getaway to the Plaza Resort on the island of Bonaire in the Netherland Antilles.
Four students have completed their PADI Divemaster training after enrolling in last year’s Black Card program. Dan Ayers, Kevin Krebsbach, Brian Scott Henderson and Rick Mooney completed more than nine months of classes, pool diving, open water training, and open water dives along with a significant number of projects required to complete the PADI Divemaster program. […]
As many of you might know, our friend and instructor Dennis Bosse has been fighting an aggressive form of cancer for the past two months. A dance and benefit will be held starting at 3 p.m. on Oct. 2 at the Cadillac Ranch in Southington, Conn., with all proceed going to Dennis. Note: The email that went […]
For New England divers, diving in Florida during the winter is quite the treat. First off, when driving to the dive site you can actually see around the corners without all the snow piles in the way.
And get this … if you’re diving with us, we’ll haul your dive gear to Florida for you! Sure, this is a Drive & Dive opportunity, but you can fly to Florida and meet us there for a couple of days, or a full week of diving the cavern and cave systems in the area. […]
More details soon, but we’re heading back to Catalonia Riviera in Mexico this coming April. This week-long trip will includes five days of boat diving – two dives per day – plus two cenote dives and a night dive.