Overview

The PADI Search and Recovery course is designed to acquaint the diver with the techniques and applications of search and recovery methods.

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Prerequisites

PADI Advanced Open Water Diver or equivalent rating.

Minimum Age

12

Class Description

Classroom Lectures will cover:

  • Planning
  • Procedures
  • Techniques
  • Problems and hazards of Search and Recovery
  • Organization
  • Navigation
  • Limited visibility diving
  • Object location
  • Salvage methods

Training includes 4 Open Water dives

Equipment Requirements
  • Full SCUBA including submersible pressure gauge and an alternate air source
  • Dive light – Primary
  • Dive light – Back up
  • Compass
  • Dive knife
  • Whistle
  • Personal marker light
  • Depth gauge
  • Bottom timer
  • PADI Search and Recovery Manual
Before Class:
  • Students should read and answer the questions in the PADI Search and Recovery manual before the first class meeting.
  • Complete the PADI Medical Form prior to first day of class.
Cost

$245.00 includes one full day charter.

Click here for training schedule.