Search and Recovery

Search and Recovery

One of the most useful and versatile specialities, convenient for an array of divers! Taught over 2 days, consisting of 4 open water dives; if you’re a PADI Advanced Open Water and at least 12 years old, you can enrol in our PADI Search and Recovery speciality!

It happens; we lose things, be it whilst scuba diving, falling overboard or off the dock, we’ve all lost something in the water. During this course you will advance your dive skills by learning how to plan search operations based on the different variables for lost items, effective swimming patterns using your compass and natural navigation and how to locate submerged objects and develop techniques to bring to the surface using lift bags and other recovery methods.