Search & Recovery Diver

Try the fun and experience to practice search and recovery procedures.
Learn effective ways to search for objects to increase your chances of success.

The first important steps to learns is to carefully planning the search relying on information and resources.
During water sessions you will 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 (Junior) Advanced Open Water Divers who are at least 12 years old can enroll. (Junior) Open Water Divers with a Underwater Navigator certification also qualify.

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Besides your basic scuba equipment, you’ll need a compass and underwater slate. We will provide other gear that may help with your searches, such as a dive light, marker buoys, lines and reels.