PADI Specialty - Wreck Diver $325

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Encountering a wreck for the first time will instill awe in all divers.

This is true whether the wreck was discovered after a lifelong search or a wreck sunk specifically for divers. First there will be an ill defined, dim shadow in the distance. Regardless of size it will tend to overwhelm everything else. Your heart will beat faster, you will use more air. As you near the wreck it will begin to take form. You are on the wreck and the adventure is just about to begin.

The PADI Wreck diver course

The purpose of the course is to familiarize divers with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization,procedures, techniques, problems, hazards and excitement of diving on wrecks. The course is intended as a safe, supervised introduction to diving on wrecks. The course will cover research & location of wrecks, search & recovery techniques, salvage rights, wreck surveys and the techniques involved in safely diving and penetrating a variety of wrecks.

Pre-requisites :

PADI Advanced Open Water certification. Minimum age 15 years.

 

Your investment of $325.00

includes the PADI Wreck Diving Manual and all tuition and four boat dives.

 

Requirements :

  • Complete SCUBA unit including octopus and gauges
  • Timing device,
  • Depth gauge with maximum depth indicator or computer, Compass
  • PADI RDP
  • Mask, fins and snorkel
  • Safety sausage
  • Wetsuit / drysuit, boots, gloves etc.
  • Slate and pencil
  • Logbook
  • Divers knife or cutting tool,
  • 2 passport style photographs,
  • Suggested but not mandatory: explorer reel, tether and torch 

Course Timeframe :

One evening and one weekend