Search and recovery can be a challenge

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      Minimum age 12 Years

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      Advanced water certification PADI, SSI, SDI, NAUI, CMAS

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      Logbook with Registered Dives in the last 10 – 12 months.



    People accidentally drop things from docks, boats or even while diving. If you’ve ever lost something in the water and wanted to recover it, then the PADI Search and Recovery specialty is for you.
    There are effective ways to search for underwater objects that increase your chances of success. And there are good and better methods for carrying small, large or simply uncomfortable objects. Search and recovery can be challenging, but still a lot of fun.


    • You will learn search and recovery dive planning, Organization, procedures, techniques and possible problems.
    • You will cover limited visibility, search patterns and lifting devices.
    • You will also learn how to use a lift bag, rope, compass, knots, slate, marking buoy and reel to assist you in your searches.

    Duration 2 days


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      PADI Search and recovery study materials.

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      Instructional dives.

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      PADI Card Search and Retrieval certification.

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      Diving equipment rental equipment included bag.