Have you ever been diving and come across a wreck? Interested in the history that lies beneath the ocean but don’t know where to start? PADI wreck diver specialty is the perfect place to begin! Whether sunk as an artificial reef for scuba divers or lost as the result of an accident, wrecks are fascinating windows to the past. Ships, airplanes and even cars are fascinating to explore and usually teem with aquatic life. Each wreck dive offers a chance for discovery, potentially unlocking a mystery.
There are many different types of wrecks, some of which are protected by laws that guard their historical and cultural significance. Your training starts by reviewing guidelines for researching and respecting wrecks. During four dives you’ll learn:
- Safety considerations for navigating and exploring wrecks.
- Surveying and mapping a wreck.
- Using penetration lines and reels to guide exploration.
- Techniques to avoid kicking up silt or disturbing the wreck and its inhabitants.
These four dives are split over 2 days, and increase in skills progression allowing you to eventually penetrate wrecks with safety! When you complete your class you will have a stronger knowledge of interest points in wrecks, and how best to dive them.
Are you interested in learning more? Then give us a call here at 305-453-3446 or go online to learn more and book!