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PADI SMB DIVER Know how to use your surface marker buoy

The PADI Surface Marker Buoy Diver Course

This distinctive specialty is a must for Great Lakes  or Ocean diving!  Gain confidence in using Surface Marker Buoys, launching delayed SMB using different techniques and equipment. This course also counts towards your PADI Master Scuba Diver rating.

What You Learn

During two dives you gain hands-on experience working with reels, spools and DSMB/SMBs underwater. You’ll learn :

  • Types of Surface Marker Buoys
  • Types of reels
  • Why and when to use a Surface Marker Buoy
  • Effects of Currents
  • Risks and hazzards