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The Drift Diver Course with REMOTE AREA DIVE

Drift diving allows a diver to travel over a large area without expending much energy. You simply get neutrally buoyant and enjoy the dive as the scenery moves past you. The Drift Diver Course covers the “how-to’s” of drift diving from, how to enter and exit drifts, what to do if you get caught in a drift and wish to get out, how to get out of the drift to observe something special, and much more. The course will also introduce you to the various types of drift currents you may be diving in.

Who this course is for:

This course is designed to teach divers the skills, knowledge, and necessary techniques to properly conduct drift dives

Course prerequisites:

  • Open Water Scuba Diver, Junior Open Water Diver, or equivalent
  • Minimum age 18, 10 with parental consent

What you can expect to learn:

The Drift Diver Course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

  • The Aquatic environment: causes and effects
    • Tides
    • Currents
    • Waves
    • Surge
  • Equipment
    • Floats
    • Lines
    • Reels
    • Compass
  • Planning and procedures
    • Buddy organization
    • Problems and hazards
    • Buoyancy control
    • Navigation
    • Communications
    • Safety stop procedures
    • Entries and exits

 

Schedule:

Online theory completed at home
Day #1- 6:00am to 5:00pm (Theory Revision, Dives 1 & 2)

Price: $400.00

(Price includes training material, instructor, equipment and gas however does not include trip)