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SDI DIVER PROPULSION VEHICLE Diving long distances at warp speed

SDI DIVER PROPULSION VEHICLE DIVER

The SDI Diver Propulsion Vehicle Diver Course is designed to train divers in the use of a Diver Propulsion Vehicle (DPV) and familiarize them with the skills, knowledge, planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, and hazards of using a DPV in a non-overhead environment. DPVs offer a thrilling way to see a lot of underwater territory in a brief amount of time. They scoot you through the water without kicking. Whether making a shore dive or diving from a boat, a DPV is a great way to see more and have a blast doing it.

 

Who this course is for:

  • The certified diver looking to maximize the amount of area they can cover during a dive by using a DPV Individuals that may have limited use of their legs for diving

Course prerequisites:

  • SDI Open Water Scuba Diver or equivalent
  • Minimum age 18, 15 with parental consent
What You Learn
  • Diver propulsion vehicle dive planning organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards
  • Equipment considerations
  • Diver etiquette and how to avoid harming fragile aquatic life

Your Next Adventure

DPVs can come in handy when wreck diving because they let you tour more of the wreck while reducing your air consumption. You may want to consider the Wreck Diver course while working your way to Master Diver.

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