On October 21, 2017 the Bay Area Divers are hosting their annual Shipwrecks and Scuba Conference at Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio. This day will be filled with a variety of shipwreck related presentations and vendor booths.
Day time presentations run from 9:30am to 4:30 am and include such topics as: Discovery and Exploration of the Schooners Montezuma and Venus Two New Lake Erie Shipwreck Discoveries Shipwrecks of Lake Michigan The Andrea Doria The Wreck of the “Griffin”, The Greatest Mystery of the Great Lakes Researching Shipwrecks Using On-Line Databases Malta Through the Ages
The evening banquet program begins at 6:30 and the Keynote speaker is Richie Kohler.
While many know him from Shadow Divers, Richie Kohler is one of only four people to have been on the Titanic in a submersible and to dive her sister ship, the Britanic.
His new book “Mystery of the Last Olympian” details the three expeditions he has made to the Olympic and explores what caused this unsinkable improvement on Titanic to sink so quickly. Richie will cover this and many other adventures exploring the worlds greatest shipwrecks.