Have you ever dropped something in the water? Are you looking for lost “treasure”? The PADI Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface. Small, large or just awkward, there is a way to bring them up.
Find lost items and lift them to the surface. It’s fun to use the lift bag. Not only are these skills fun, but very practical and ultimately useful because eventually, you’ll lose something in the water. As a Search and Recovery Diver, you’ll know how to search for and recover it.
To take this course, you must be:
You use all the basic scuba gear including your underwater compass, dive computer, a dive light, a lift bag, plus other specialty gear.
PADI's Search and Recovery Diver Manual. You'll use it as a guidebook to improve your diving skills and prepare for new experiences and adventures.
*Students must provide their own personal items including mask, fins, snorkel, booties, gloves, regulator, BCD, and tanks. We have rentals available for the regulator, BCD, dive computer, wetsuit, and tanks.
*Boat dives are required for an additional fee. Your experience level will determine which trips you need to complete the course. If you book this course On-line you will be contacted by our staff to determine and reserve the appropriate trip(s).
Because you often need to navigate to specific spots to find lost items, the Underwater Navigator course can help you perfect your navigation skills.
For more information or to schedule a Search & Recovery Diver class, please contact Olympus Dive Center at (252)726-9432.