Discovering Tobermory: The Early Years


The pristine waters surrounding Tobermory have attracted divers since the 1950’s, and to this day, Tobermory remains one of the best freshwater diving areas in the world. Stuart first dove in Tobermory in 1974, shortly after becoming certified. He immediately fell in love with the diving, the town and the people of the northern Bruce Peninsula. His first “real” job following completion of studies in Freshwater Biology, was managing a dive operation in Tobermory. After leaving town to travel for a couple of years, he returned to Tobermory as a frequent visitor and then a homeowner. In the following 30 years or so, he has logged thousands of dives in the area, frequently with camera in tow…

Stuart Seldon

Stuart Seldon

In this light-hearted presentation, Stuart discusses some of the earliest diving “characters” in the area and the history of the discovery of some of the area’s most-loved wrecks. The presentation will be illustrated with recent photographs of many of Tobermory’s most popular dive sites!

 

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