Search and Recovery

It happens: People accidentally drop things from docks, off boats or even while scuba diving. If you've ever lost something in the water and wanted to go find it, then the Search and Recovery Diver Specialty course is for you. There are effective ways to search for objects underwater that increase your chances of success. And there are good and better methods to bring up small, large or just awkward items. Search and recovery can be challenging, but a whole lot of fun.

Gathering information and resources, then carefully planning a search are the first important steps you learn.

What you will learn

Swimming search patterns using your compass and natural navigation
Locating large and small objects using various search patterns
Using a lift bag for large or heavy objects, plus other recovery methods
Planning a search operation based on facts gathered about a lost object prior to the dive

Course Prerequisites

Open Water Diver
12 years or older

4 Training Dives - $400