Learn the techniques and skills necessary to use effective search patterns
If you’ve ever lost something in the water and wanted to go find it, you will learn effective ways to search for objects underwater that increase your chances of success.
12+ years old
Must be a certified PADI (Junior) Open Water Diver or equivalent
RSTC Medical Form signed by a Doctor if the diver has any medical conditions. Download the Medical Form Here
What is Involved?
Knowledge Development (home study)
4-Open Water Dives
Swim search patterns using your compass and natural navigation.
Locate large and small objects using various search patterns.
Use a lift bag for large or heavy objects, plus other recovery methods.
Plan a search operation based on facts gathered about a lost object prior to the dive.
Required Course Materials:
PADI Search & Recovery Manual
Basic scuba equipment
All Equipment Is Supplied for No Additional Cost
How Many Students In The Course?
We are Proud to Offer PRIVATE / SEMI PRIVATE COURSES. Our courses are smaller, allowing us to focus on your every need, as you become a certified PADI Search & Recovery Diver. We enroll an average of 3 students per instructor. Many of our courses are PRIVATE, with 1 on 1 Instruction.
How Long Is The Course?
This Course is completed in 4 dives over 2 days.
Search & recovery --- $315
Includes: Rental Equipment, Course Materials, Tuition and Certification Fee.