Entries by Dive Staff

Aqua Lung Recall – All SureLock II Rubber Weight Pocket Handles

Aqua Lung is conducting a voluntary recall of all SureLock II rubber weight pocket handles. Scuba Shack customers who have purchased BCDs with this system have been notified. SureLock II is the mechanical weight release system found on most Aqua Lung buoyancy compensators (BCs) beginning in 2009. Whether you have an original rubber handle or […]

Summer/Fall IDC starts on Sept. 6

Are you a PADI Divemaster or Assistant Instructor looking to complete the Instructor Development Course? Scuba Shack is hosting an IDC starting Sept. 6 with the targeted Instructor Exam scheduled Oct. 25 & 26 at Dutch Springs. If you’re interested in this program with classes held on the weekends and Tuesday nights, please contact Ed […]

New Halcyon Primary Lights Introduced

The long awaited next generation of primary lights is about to be released. Scuba Shack expects the soon to be famous Focus and Flare LED Primary Dive lights to start shipping in mid-September. They are competitively priced and we are pretty certain they will be a bit hit.

Halcyon introduces new products this summer

Halcyon recently announced a variety of new products and accessories for current products. We thought it would be a good idea to provide you a brief rundown. EOS Mini and New Accessories The EOS Mini has been a hit for the simple fact you can use the light in different situations. It’s modular, and you can […]

New divers kick off the New England scuba season

Winter is finally over and its time to start enjoying the warmer weather and waters by jumping in (giant stride please)! Scuba Shack’s dive team is starting the summer off right by completing seven PADI Open Water Diver certifications and a Dry Suit class last weekend. Spirits were high as our two instructors, Nick Civitillo and […]

Do you have DAN diving insurance?

Fore more than two decades, Scuba Shack has been a partner with the Divers Alert Network (DAN) offering training programs as well as scuba diving insurance. We’ve seen first-hand how the helpful team at DAN can support divers who are in need of assistance, and we think being a member of DAN and carrying insurance […]

Regional Dive Teams complete 13 days of scuba training

As part of the most extensive public safety team training Scuba Shack has been involved with, 24 members of Connecticut’s southwest regional dive team completed more than 100 hours of training with three Scuba Shack instructors an two instructors from Dive Rescue International. The team included public safety divers from police and fire departments in […]

Dive Medicine Conference at Danbury Hospital

Scuba Shack participated at Danbury Hospital’s Diving Medicine Conference on Saturday, April 5. The morning program included a variety of faculty speakers including Fabian Cousteau, Craig Jenni, Christoper Logue, M.D., David Charash, D.O. and David Kenyon. The target audience for the presentations included recreational and technical divers and public safety divers. Scuba Shack works with […]