The PADI Wreck Specialty course teaches you the ins and outs of rewarding, responsible wreck diving.
Whether sunk on purpose as an artificial reef or the result of mishap, wrecks open fascinating windows to the past. Most divers find wrecked ships, airplanes and even automobiles nearly irresistible because they’re intriguing to explore, exciting avenues of discovery, and usually teeming with aquatic life.
This specialty provides a basic overview of wreck diving and will develop your knowledge, skills and techniques that you need to safely to explore wrecks.
|Day 1:||8am to 12pm||Theory Session|
|Day 2:||8am to 12pm||Two Shore Training Dives.|
|Day 3:||8am to 3pm||Two Boat Training Dives.|
|Day 1:||8am to 3pm||Theory Session and 2 Boat Training Dives.|
|Day 2:||8am to 3pm||Theory Session and 2 Boat Training Dives.|
The PADI Wreck Specialty course consists of two main phases:
1. Knowledge development to understand the techniques and risks involved in wreck diving.
3. Two boat dives and two shore dives to practice your skills and explore.
You will complete two knowledge development sessions in which you discuss the risks and procedures involved in wreck diving.
You will make four wreck dives over 2 days with your PADI certified instructor on our 2 popular wrecks: the C-53 Felipe Xicotencatl and the Mexican Navy patrol boat up north reachable by shore dives. At depth, you will practice various wreck diving skills including:
Basic techniques for Wreck Exploration, The basic Dos and Don’ts.
Wreck Navigation: Your compass is not very precise next to a large metal structure.
Wreck mapping techniques: Identify interesting aspects of wrecks that might not be obvious to the untrained eye.
Entry and exit points, potential hazards and points of interest.
Reel and torch use.
In addition to teaching key safe Wreck diving techniques, the PADI Wreck Diver Course also helps you learn more about scuba diving and yourself.
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