PADI Search and Recovery

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Information:

Retrieve lost items that have fallen overboard or over a dock. 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 effective ways to search for objects underwater that increase your chances of success. And there are good and better methods to bring up small, large or just awkward items. Search and recovery can be challenging, but a whole lot of fun.

What you learn:

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.

What is included: 

  • Lift bag provided.
  • Supervision by a PADI professional instructor
  • All Course Materials
  • Pool hire
  • Certification Card
  • Refreshments during classroom based learning.

The cost:

£150

£175 for eLearning option.

To book on this course you must be PADI Open Water or above who are at least 12 years old. Be in good health, reasonably fit, and comfortable in the water. See our medical form here.

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