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Advance Open Water Course

$385 Includes crewpack with whistle and safety sausage,

5 dives and c-card !

For those individuals who want to sample a greater variety of dives or those looking to further their overall underwater experience, the Advanced Open Water course is the course for you. More Training. More adventure. More fun. This course offers it all to you. Similar to the Adventure Diver course, you can go through this course at your own pace and choose which dives you’d like to try. Whether you decide to experience what it’s like to explore sunken ships/sharks or try your hand at capturing beautiful underwater photographs, our staff of trained and friendly International Scuba Instructors will be with you every step of the way to make sure that you get the most out of each experience.

The Advanced Open Water Course consists of five dives that can be completed in one weekend. Two of the dives will be the first dive of the following specialty areas:

 

DeepThis course offers you the opportunity of a lifetime - going deep to see thing others can only dream about. You'll learn deep dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and hazards. You'll also put this knowledge to the test as you go on four open water dives that range from 18 - 40 meters / 60 - 130 feet.
U/W NavigatorWhen you're underwater, knowing where you are and where you're going comes in handy, especially if you're looking for that beautiful reef that you've heard all about. This course will help you become a pro at finding your way underwater. During this course, you'll learn underwater navigation dive procedures, techniques, planning, organization and potential problems. You'll also be introduced to natural navigation, underwater patterns, distance estimation and further your compass navigation skills. You'll put these into practice during your three open water dives.
The remaining three dives can be the first dive of any of the following specialty areas:
AWARE Fish IdentificationThis course introduces you to the most common fish families and species found in temperate and tropical waters. You'll also learn basic fish identification, scientific survey techniques and how important personal involvement is in aquatic conservation.
BoatThis course teaches you the techniques and procedures for diving from different types of boats. you'll learn about boat dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards, proper boat diving etiquette, including equipment storage and conduct, common boat terminology, and an overview of emergency and safety equipment needed on- private dive boats.
Coral Reef ConservationThe AWARE - Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course teaches divers, snorkelers and non-divers about the vital role of coral reefs in the marine environment. The course also familiarizes participants with the current state of the world's coral reefs and how they can help.
DriftDrift Diving is effortless and relaxing because you simply glide with the current and feel the rush of flying underwater. But, with this type of diving come special procedures that you need to know so you can maximize your fun underwater. During this course, you'll learn about drift dive planning, organization, techniques and potential hazards, as well as special equipment and procedures like buoyancy. But it's not all theory because you'll go on two open water dives where you can put your new knowledge into action.
Dry SuitIf you want to see the spectacular and prolific aquatic life often found in colder water climates you'll need to stay warm and that means a dry suit. But, you want to be trained in proper techniques and this is where this course comes in. During this course, you'll not only cover the background knowledge related to dry suit diving, you'll get into confined water to put that theory into practice. Then, once you've mastered confined water, it's time for two open water dives and applying that knowledge, including dive planning, organization, techniques, problems and buoyancy control.
Equipment SpecialistWhether it's a regulator problem, a wet suit tear or a broken mask strap, the Equipment Specialist course can help. This Specialty course prepares you for the basic equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you'll encounter every day. In addition, you'll get the valuable background on equipment repair and purchase, making you better able to protect your investment. The program is not an equipment repair program but it does give you: Theory, principles and operation of dive equipment, Routine recommended care and maintenance procedures, Common problems with equipment and recommended professional maintenance procedures, and Simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations.
Enriched AirMaximize your time with the upgraded PADI Enriched Air Diver course. Enriched Air Diver saves you time by allowing you to: Stay underwater longer, get back into the water sooner, get your certification while simultaneously completing dives for other PADI courses. Plus, by diving with Enriched Air you may feel less tired on your vacation.
NightWhen you go night diving you'll see a whole new world. Even your local dive site takes on a new personality at night, as many underwater creatures and plant life (different from those you see during the day) are active at night. You'll learn night dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems. You'll also learn how to control your buoyancy, navigate and communicate at night. Since many of the plants and animals you'll see are different, you'll also get an introduction to nocturnal aquatic life.
Peak Performance BuoyancyIf you want to fine-tune your buoyancy and soar over reefs, extend bottom time by reducing air consumption and prolong the life of your dive equipment, this course is for you. During this course, you'll use the Basic Weighting Guidelines to determine the correct amount of weight. Then you'll practice the fundamentals of peak performance buoyancy during two open water dives, including the buoyancy check, fine-tuning buoyancy underwater, weight positioning for trim, streamlining and visualization.
Project AWAREIf you want to learn about the plight of worldwide aquatic ecosystems and how you can protect them, this Specialty course is for you. This non-diving Specialty course may also be conducted in conjunction with other PADI Specialty Diver courses.
Search & RecoveryHave you ever dropped something in the water? Are you looking for lost treasure? This course will teach you effective ways to find objects underwater and bring them to the surface. You'll learn search and recovery dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems. You'll also cover limited visibility, search patterns and safe object recovery using lift devices.
U/W NaturalistIf you're interested in aquatic life then the PADI Underwater Naturalist Specialty course is for you. This course is an introduction to the underwater aquatic environment and will help develop safe and responsible aquatic life interaction techniques. During this, you'll learn underwater naturalist dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems. You'll also get an overview of the major aquatic life groupings, interactions and factual information that dispels negative myths. You'll put this information into practice during your two open water dives.
U/W Photographer
(camera not included)
The Underwater Photographer Specialty course can help you learn how to take your fist underwater photographs or fine tune your existing skills to produce photographs that will stun your friends. You'll learn the basics of underwater photography such as composition, film type and camera handling, with special emphasis on practical techniques. You'll learn underwater photography dive planning, organization, procedures, techniques and potential problems. You'll also learn how to care for and maintain your camera equipment.
WreckThe lure of exploring sunken vessels, airplanes and automobiles is something most divers can't resist. This course introduces you to wreck diving and helps you develop the skills and knowledge necessary for safe and fun wreck diving. Information contained in your wreck diver program includes: the planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of wreck diving, preparation and use of lights, air supplies, special equipment, penetration lines and reels, and limited-visibility diving techniques and emergency procedures.

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