Wreck Diver

    Into the places very few go...

    Wreck diving can be one of the most exciting aspects of sport diving, however every effort must be made to maximize safe diving techniques. The SDI Wreck Diver Course will discuss the equipment and techniques commonly employed while wreck diving. This course may be taught as a non-penetration, 2 dives required, or as a limited-penetration course, requiring 3 dives.


    What's Involved?

    Who this course is for:

    Individuals who wish to know more about the wreck diving including:

    • Researching wrecks
    • Mapping wrecks
    • Proper use of lines while wreck diving
    • Exploring underwater history

    What you can expect to learn:

    The SDI Wreck Diver course takes an in-depth look at all of the following and more:

    • Why wreck dive?
    • Surface supports
      • Communications, when and if necessary
      • Back-up procedures
    • Buddy system
    • Buddy contact
      • Contact with varied visibility
      • Buddy lines
      • Line signals
      • Buddy positioning in close proximity
    • Navigation/charting
      • Usage of the slate
      • Larger than normal
      • Pre-dive marking
      • Pre-planning the dive using charts, other information
      • Directional determination
    • Disorientation
      • With/without buddy
      • Lost buddy
      • Light failure
      • Emergency procedures
    • Special equipment
      • Lights: primary and backup, size, burn time, and usage
      • Knifes and cutting devices
    • Limited visibility diving
      • Silt-out
      • Psychological considerations
      • Light usage
      • Importance of light and backup
      • Dark vision, don’t shine light in buddy’s eyes
    • Life lines and reels
      • Type of line
      • Tie-offs
      • Directional markers
      • Line handling and reeling must be practiced on land prior to performing this skill underwater
    • Special emergency procedures
      • Safe Wreck
      • Hazardous or otherwise unsafe wrecks
    • Mapping the wreck
      • Vertical, horizontal, and feature identification

    How long will it take?

    What do I need to start?


    Am I Fit to Dive?

    Read this Medical questionnaire,if you can answer yes to any of the questions, you may require medical clearance to enroll on a diving course. Email us if you want more information.

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    7,400 Baht Including all equipment. materials and certification on successful completion of the sidemount course.

    Certification options: SDI, SSI and PADI (Extra material fees may apply).

    Bespoke options:

    Big Blue Tech can tailor any combination of courses our customers require, with experienced instructors who offer exceptional training.

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