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SSI Specialty Course: Search and recovery

"Finding treasure is something every diver thinks of more than once in his/her diving career."

Whether it's the gold of a sunken ship, a lost ring or simply your buddy's dive light that was accidentally lost, there are times in which the appropriate training to search for lost objects underwater would be beneficial.

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SSI offers a structured program for SEARCH AND RECOVERY where you will learn to perform different search patterns with the help of ropes and compasses, and to plan search and recovery operations in a team.

You will also learn the correct handling of one or more lifting bags in order to bring heavy objects securely to the surface.

If you want to learn more about SEARCH AND RECOVERY, you can buy the manual or the DVD even if you don't want to sign up for the course.

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Course Content:

  • Factors That Affect Your Search and Recovery Operation
  • Planning and Organizing Your Search and Recovery Operation
  • Your Search Techniques
  • Your Recovery Techniques

The primary goal of any SSI Specialty course is to teach you important skills in a fun environment. All courses are taught using home study, short academic sessions, and in-water training.

diveSSI Image: sc_rec Combine other specialties while taking the SEARCH AND RECOVERY course! NIGHT/LIMITED VISIBILITY or NAVIGATION are great add ons. The possibilities are limitless!

For more information about SSI Specialty Programs contact your local SSI Dive center!