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Drysuit Diver

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Course Fees: $ 210.00 Per Person
Course Crew pack: $ 72.95
Certification Fee: $ 35.00
We will provide tanks, air, weight belt and compass for this course. All other items the student should provide or rent. Student will also need to have their own whistle and safety sauage.
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The Dry Suit Diver Course:
Wanna stay warm and toasty on a dive? Then dive dry. Yes! Unlike a wetsuit, a dry suit seals you off from the outside water and that keeps you warm! Even in surprisingly cold water. 2 dives required plus 1 pool dive to practise.
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The Fun Part:
Dry suits let you dive more challenging dive sites, and extend your dive season. When you have the right cold water scuba diving attire, you can stand up to the elements and take advantage of the generally better visibility offered by winter months - especially at inland dive sites such as quarries, lakes, sinkholes and caves etc. As a dry suit diver, you're equipped to scuba dive some of the world's incredible dive sites in the world's cooler regions that are best enjoyed in a dry suit even in their warmer months.
How long will it take?
Recommended Course Hours: 15 Minimum Open Water Training: three dives over one days.
Prerequisites: You must be:
A PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Dive (or have a qualifying certification from another training organization). At least 12 years old.
What will I do What You Learn:
Gain the knowledge and skills to safely don, dive with, doff and store a dry-suit. Get introduced to the different types of suits so you can make a very informed decision if considering purchasing a dry suit. You learn:
Dry suit buoyancy control skills.
Dry suit maintenance, storage and basic repair.
Undergarment (fleece or overall-type garments worn under the dry suit) options.
The Learning Materials You Need:
The PADI Dry Suit Diving crewpak (DVD and manual) is the owner's guide you didn't get with your dry suit.
Practical skills you'll master in this course:
Dry Suit Familiarization, Safety Checks
Entry Techniques, Bubble Check
Buoyancy Check, Descent techniques
Fin Pivot, Hover, Excess gas in feet emergency roll drill
Stuck inflator emergency drill, Stuck exhaust valve emergency drill.
Ascent procedure. Remove and replace scuba unit and weight belt on the surface.
Exit techniques. Removal of dry suit, storage and maintenance.