Meet new scuba divers, maintain a virtual dive log, participate in our forum, share underwater photos, research dive sites and more. Members login here.

Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Travel Show
ScubaScout - 2/15/2020 9:13 PM
View Member Articles
Category: Press Release
Comments: 0
Upper Midwest Scuba & Adventure Travel ShowPress Release 2020
Fred Stonehouse: Sailing into Legend – the Most Baffling Shipwrecks(s) in the Great Lakes, and also World War II Vessels of the Great Lakes
Fred Stonehouse - Has authored over thirty books on maritime history. The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald and Haunted Lakes series are regional best sellers. Wreck Ashore, the U.S. Life Saving Service on the Great Lakes is the predominant work on the subject. He has also been an "on-air" expert for History Channel and National Geographic. Fred is a "Distinguished Alumni" at Northern Michigan University where he teaches Great Lakes Maritime History.

Ric Mixter: Tuskegee Airman Searches, Diver, TV producer, U/W photographer, Shipwreck Researcher & Storyteller. Ric’s podcasts on are the first dedicated to sharing maritime history of our inland seas. Ric Mixter has been a storyteller since he was a kid, first broadcasting professionally when he was 16. He’s worked for affiliates for CBS, NBC and ABC and currently is a multimedia producer for “Great Lakes Now” on Detroit Public TV. His documentaries have been seen by millions of viewers and he’s been awarded by the Association for Great Lakes Maritime History for over 20 years of education to the public.

Greg Piper: Truk Lagoon - What They Left Us 75 Years Later, Diver and Underwater Photographer
Greg Piper is an award-winning underwater and nature photographer based in Washington, DC. His images have graced the pages of the world’s top diving and nature publications. In the past ten years he has 16 months in Truk Lagoon to document the world’s largest collection or wartime sunk wrecks. Greg has logged over 1500 dives in the Lagoon and hopes his documentation of These Wrecks will encourage a deeper sense of responsibility to the developing marine environment as well as renew respect to this iconic resting place. See Greg’s forthcoming work at

Other Exciting Speakers and topics at the UMSAT Show:

Keith Cormincan: Bruce’s Legacy Travels to Nepal, Dive Instructor, Search & Recovery Expert
Jeff Ginther: Cayman Island Diving - Warm Water Diving Adventure, Cayman Islands Department of Tourism
Doug Klein: Local Diving in the Cuyuna Mines

For more information and tickets, visit

Share the Adventure at the
2020 Upper Midwest Scuba and Adventure Travel Show (UMSAT)
Saturday, April 4, 2020 – 9:00AM to 6:00PM

Jimmy’s Event Center, 3565 Labore Road, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110