Flying in the current. Learning the knowledge and the skills to glide in current safely. This specialty opens a new door to some magnificent dive sites where the current exists and the pelagics are passing by!
The PADI Drift Diver Specialty course teaches you how to enjoy going with the flow as you scuba dive and use ocean currents to glide along. It feels like flying – except that you’re underwater using scuba equipment. Drift diving can be relaxing and exhilarating at the same time. If this sound like fun, then the Drift Diver course is for you.
The Course (1 day, 2 dives)
Along with drift diving techniques and procedures, you’ll:- Receive an introduction to drift diving equipment – floats, lines and reels.- Get an overview of aquatic currents – causes and effects.- Practice with buoyancy control, navigation and communication during two drift dives.- Learn techniques for staying close to a buddy or together as a group as you float with the current
Get credit! The first dive of this course may credit as an Adventure Dive toward your Advanced Open Water Diver certification.Contact us to combine your course into one of our Adventure Trips.
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