It happens: People accidentally drop things from docks, off boats or even while scuba diving.
If you’ve ever lost something in the water and wanted to go find it, then the PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course is for you!
There are many techniques to search for objects underwater, the search & recovery specialty will show you the techniques for increasing your chances of success and provide you with the skills retrieve items both large and small.
Gathering information and resources, then carefully planning a search are the first important steps you learn. During four scuba dives you’ll practice:
Swimming search patterns using your compass and natural navigation.
Locating large and small objects using various search patterns.
Using a lift bag for large or heavy objects, plus other recovery methods.
Planning a search operation based on facts gathered about a lost object prior to the dive.
PADI Jr Advanced Open Warer Divers age 12 or above can enroll in the Search & Recovery Specialty course. PADI (Junior) Open Water Divers with a PADI Underwater Navigator certification also qualify.
Ready to give get started? It’s easy! Download the PADI Medical statement to ensure you are in good health for diving then contact us on 877-506-6368 toll-free or email us to book your dive experience!
Duration: 1.5 days
No. of Dives: 4
Min. Age: 12 yrs
Max. Depth: 60 Ft
PADI Medical Statement Required Advanced Open Water or higher
SEARCH & RECOVERY
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