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PADI Fish ID Specialty

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COURSE PRICE $249.95 INCLUDES:

  • All Basic Scuba Equipment
  •  Transportation
  • 2 Ocean Dives
  • PADI Fish ID Specialty Certification
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Have you ever been scuba diving and asked yourself, “What was that?”

The PADI Project AWARE Fish Identification Specialty course provides you with the fish identification basics so that next time, you know the answer.

You’ll find you enjoy your dives even more when you recognize the creatures that you see. The fun part about this course is you can use the skills you learn on every scuba diving vacation because once you learn the main fish families and characteristics it will help you decipher the species you see all over the world.

For example, a butterfly fish in the Caribbean has a similar shape to a butterfly fish in Southeast Asia, but their colors and markings maybe wildly different. If you know what fish family it belongs to, it becomes much easier to look up the local name or at least be able to intelligently ask the local scuba instructor what you saw. That works better than asking about a “yellow thingy with a funny tail fin.”
 

WHAT YOU  LEARN

During two dives you gain hands-on (okay, eyes-on) experience in looking for and identifying the fascinating fish you see underwater. You’ll learn :

  • How to identify characteristics of local fish families and species
  • Fish survey techniques and strategies
  • How to practice fish identification dive planning, organization and  procedures

 

UPCOMING DATES

Feb
17
Sun
Peak Performance Buoyancy
Feb 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Peak Performance Buoyancy

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Feb
23
Sat
Deep Specialty
Feb 23 @ 9:00 am – Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm
Deep Specialty

 

 

 

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After your first few scuba dives, you will soon want to explore a bit deeper. There is something exciting and mysterious about the depth that attracts divers. The safest way to explore deeper is through PADI’s Deep Diver Specialty Course.

You’ll learn and practice different techniques required for diving in the deeper range of 18-40 metres/ 60-130 feet as well as some important equipment considerations.

You’ll also gain valuable experience in planning, organizing and making at least four deep dives under the supervision of your PADI Instructor.

 

Course Details:

4 Shore dives

Prerequisite: Must be Advanced certified or higher

 

 * The course includes use of all scuba gear (Drysuit upgrade optional), PADI Deep Diver Specialty Manual,and certification. Personal gear (Mask, snorkel, fins, boots and gloves) can be rented for an additional $30. Drysuit Upgrade can be added for $99.95*

 

Feb
25
Mon
PADI Equipment Specialty @ Diving Locker
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

SCUBAPRO MK25A700Never miss a dive again due to a scuba gear issue! Whether it’s a blown o-ring, regulator problem, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, you can learn how to manage basic scuba equipment adjustments.

As a PADI Equipment Specialist, you will be prepared for basic scuba equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you’ll encounter every day. In addition, you’ll learn interesting background information about how your gear works, how it’s repaired and other information that will help you with your equipment investment.

The more you know about how your dive gear works, the more comfortable you are with it, performance you get from it, and the more you can care for it.

 

During the course you will:

* Review the theory, principles and operation of scuba diving equipment, learn about routine, recommended care and maintenance procedures, and equipment storage
* Learn how to overcome common problems with equipment and recommended professional maintenance procedures (may include a demonstration of repair procedures)
* Gain simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations and an introduction to new gear (may include optional confined water dive to try new or unfamiliar equipment)

Course Price: $129.95

Includes 1 evening classroom session

Mar
9
Sat
PADI Sidemount Course
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – Mar 10 @ 4:30 pm
PADI Sidemount Course

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Who Should Take This Course?

Having scuba tanks on your back isn’t a requirement for exploring the underwater world. Many scuba divers have discovered the joy of mounting cylinders on their sides. Sidemount diving gives you flexibility and streamlining options. Plus, you don’t have to walk with heavy cylinders on your back – just enter the water, clip them on and go. Sound interesting? Sign up for the PADI Sidemount Diver Specialty course!

What Will You Learn?

Along with learning about the many benefits of diving with a sidemount configuration, during one confined water and three open water scuba dives you’ll learn how to:

  • Properly assemble and configure sidemount scuba diving equipment.
  • Trim your weight system and sidemount gear so you’re perfectly balanced in the water.
  • Manage gas by switching second stages as planned, if wearing two cylinders.
  • Respond correctly to potential problems when sidemount diving.

What Scuba Gear Will you Use?

You’ll want to use your own mask, fins, snorkel and exposure suit. Your instructor will provide and explain the sidemount equipment you’ll need, such as a BCD and harness configured for sidemount diving along with tanks, each with a regulator and SPG.

Prerequisites:

Peak Performance Buoyancy
Mar 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Peak Performance Buoyancy

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